Tag: Android Security

Google Play Protect

Google Play Protect updated to better secure Android against malicious apps

Over a couple of years ago, Google launched the Google Play Protect to make Android smartphones more secure than ever. It's a security solution...
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Facial recognition technology on Android easily fooled by a fake head

How secure are Face ID and Face Unlock technologies? We know they are fun to use but maybe, they're not at all secure to...

Android Pie adds Keystore features to make phone safer, more secure

The Android 9 Pie may be slow in rolling out but it's better this year compared to Oreo. The Pie is being served to...

Android Ecosystem Security Transparency Report launched

Google is aware that the Android system isn't exactly the safest platform in the mobile world today. The tech giant is careful though in...
Android Mobile Security

Android Security updates required for at least two years

We have to admit it but Android isn’t exactly the most secure mobile platform out there. It may be the most popular with millions...

Android bearing malware: why you should be careful which phones you buy

Avast usually sends out a report when its researchers and devs see something that will be really bad for your device or network. Avast...

Google will require device manufacturers to push regular security updates

Android has had a long history of battles for the security of devices, and an even longer history of waiting for manufacturers to update...

Android P will block apps from sending unsecure internet traffic

From a recent Google post, it looks like Android P will be preventing apps from using unencrypted connections by default. Google released the first...

Google rolls out Android Security Bulletin for March 2018, with new functional updates

The monthly Android Security Bulletin for March 2018, and it bears noticing that Google has not slowed down in its efforts to provide Android...

XGimp Image Editor poses vulnerabilities, found to have a security hole

If you use XGimp Image Editor or may have used the mobile app, we suggest you remove the program right now because a massive...

Sony offers 2 years of support for premium Xperia line

Sony is one of the few phone makers that regularly releases software updates. Android Oreo firmware updates are being rolled out since last year...

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet receives update for CPU vulnerabilities

We have not heard anything much lately about the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet. The last one we noted was the Nougat OS rolling out to...