Android security is a pretty big deal since the Snowden incident and in this list, we’ll show you a whole bunch of applications to keep you more secure.
You need to beware of mobile scareware ads which say your phone has a virus. This week one of the Android Authority team saw an antivirus scareware ad on his phone and was able to capture a couple of very useful screenshots.
Security researchers at Ben Gurion University have demonstrated a networking related security vulnerability in Android which allows a malicious app to bypass an active VPN configuration and redirect the traffic to a different server.
Silent Circle and Geeksphone have announced a new joint venture to build an Android smartphone which places “privacy and control directly in the hands of its users.” The device is called the Blackphone and it will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on February 24th.
New revelations about the NSA show that the agency has sophisticated surveillance gadgets including a USB stick that can eavesdrop. Since the spies also have custom BIOS versions for PCs, the question is raised: is Android immune?
Your Android device is a pocket-size container of important information that you don’t want to fall into the wrong hands. It is crucial to keep your Android data safe. In this post, learn how to encrypt your Android device.
In a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the firm officially named Obad, a sophisticated Trojan that can be distributed via mobile botnets, as its Android Villain of the Year 2013.
End of year tests, which are also valid for the start of 2014, show that 12 of the current 28 antivirus apps for Android have a perfect detection rate and spotted everyone of the 2,124 malicious samples used.
Google patched in Android 4.4.2 a vulnerability that exposed Nexus devices to denial of service attacks based on a special type of text messages called Class 0 SMS.
Newly discovered documents reveal that the NSA is collecting 5 billion cellphone location records each day. Read on for more details!