Android Security

LastPass for free offered to new users on any mobile device

LastPass is one of the most trusted password management apps today. Before, new users would have to pay before they could use LastPass but the company behind it decided to offer the for free on any device. Of course, access and features are still limited but at least anyone can test first what he can do with LastPass. For unlimited syncing powers, you can upgrade to LastPass Premium which you can use on any device you have from a desktop computer to a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Verizon, T-Mobile out StageFright updates for Galaxy S5, Note 4, and Note Edge

The Stagefright issue is real. This vulnerability in Android has already been confirmed by Google and it’s considered as one of the biggest concerns the Android platform is facing today. We know Google, Samsung, LG, and Motorola are ready to roll out regular monthly updates to ensure devices won’t be affected while Sony, HTC, and the Android One team are also working on their own security patches for StageFright.

Installer Hijacking Defender defends your phone from ‘Android Installer Hijacking’

At around the end of March this year, the Palo Alto Network released a report regarding a vulnerability in Android devices that allows third parties to get access to your device and basically do what they want to do – install their own surveillance malware or worse, steal your private data. We’ve been waiting for a response to that for a while now, and that has finally arrived in the “Installer Hijacking Defender” app by 360 Security Group.

Android Security report card and the scanning of devices

Let's face it. As much as we love Android, it hasn't exactly been the most secure mobile platform on the planet. Sure, nothing is exactly and perfectly secure, even the walled garden that is iOS but Android has been notorious for making things a little bit easier for miscreants. Of course, that only means that Google has to work incessantly on security and keep vigil over its territory and, today, it's giving itself a pat on the back for a job well done in 2014.

Power consumption info can be used to spy on you

Most people think that data leaks often happen through those apps that require the phone users to allow GPS, WiFi, and other possible entryways to be hacked. Some apps that can now track your every move via GPS are most likely to be open to hack attacks but researchers recently discovered that Android smartphones actually reveal information about one's location to every app installed on device through the power consumption.

Google sells Android 5.0 Lollipop as one tough candy

All the sweetness and prettiness won't be enough to console you if your smartphone or tablet gets stolen, which is why Google has toughened up the latest Android 5.0 to meet the needs of the increasingly insecure mobile device world. Google now highlights the key achievements it made in coating Android Lollipop with a sheet of armor, but the question always is whether it's enough. As always, the answer depends on the user, but Google is at least pushing them in the right direction.

CM Security app updated, now with Intruder Selfie

Reports of phones getting hacked and contents being leaked on the Internet can be quite scary. I don’t agree with taking photos ‘NSFW’ because anyone could see them even if you’re being to careful. You can lock all the photo albums you want but the phone can be stolen, right?
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