CyanogenMod has just made an announcement that takes its security and privacy thrust to the next level. In the coming nightly builds, the team will be integrating a new WhisperPush feature that will allow CyanogenMod users to have the option to send and receive encrypted SMS.
Android Open Source Project (AOSP). In particular, this culture of openness, sharing, and cooperation has hardened and continues to improve the Android platform's security.
eport by Reuters. The African country says it is an attempt to improve security, and affects nearly all carriers operating in Niger to a degree. The country has about 5.4 million mobile customers, leaving nearly one third of them without a number.
CTIA, working together with the FCC and law enforcers, is ready to put a close on the last stage of its four-step plan. The group has announced that the common database for 4G/LTE smartphones have been completed ahead of the November 30 deadline.
Android 4.4 KitKat seemingly broke access to the Apps Ops manager. Worry no longer as a new app has surfaced on Google Play Store that gives users the power to micromanage app permissions once more.
Samsung offered a rather drastic proposal to help improve the situation but was shot down by major wireless carriers in the US.
Google's security engineer Dan Dulay announced that the tech giant has successfully upgraded all its SSL certificates to the longer 2048-bit RSA. In the meantime, Yahoo is also stepping up its security game and plans to encrypt both internal and user data starting in the first quarter of 2014.
AT&T will soon find another pre-installed app. This latest will be the Lookout Mobile Security app, which is already available from the Google Play Store. And similar to the version found in the Play Store, the pre-installed version coming to AT&T handsets will be available in a free and premium option.