Apple is applying for two patents on a screen unlocking method which channels a feature that Android had for years. But why?
Most smartphones will have the ability for users to remotely wipe and lock them down in case they’re stolen after July 2015 thanks to a new industry initiative. Read on for more!
While Google was quick to patch its services to close the security hole caused by the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL, the same bug may still be hounding millions of Android devices worldwide.
Google... patched most of its services last week (including Search, Gmail, YouTube, Wallet, Play, Apps, and App Engine). Recently, the search company also updated the list of patched services to include Google AdWords, D...
The ubiquity of mobile devices has prompted government agencies to piggyback on corporate efforts to collect our information all in the name of marketing, says security expert Bruce Schneier.
Depending... on which study you reference, smartphone penetration in the US reportedly ranges from 62 percent to 71 percent, according to analytics firms like comScore and NPD. Regardless of the actual figures, one thing is for sur...
Forget passwords, PINs, security patterns, or even Face Unlock. A research team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has devised a way to let your Android device recognize you as its owner just by the way that you touch it.
Two apps in the Play Store, one of them with more than a million downloads, are mining cryptocurrency whenever the device is plugged in for charging.
Finnish security company F-Secure published its Threat Report for the second half of 2013, which includes a section dedicated to mobile security issues.
We explore the idea of smartphone kill switches as legislation is presented in the U.S. to make them a legal requirement. What would a kill switch offer over current solutions, what are the potential drawbacks, and would it work anyway?
The Blackphone, which places “privacy and control directly in the hands of its users”, has been officially announced at MWC 2014 and is now available for pre-order at $629.