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Netguard allows app Internet permission even without root access

Google removed the Internet permission on Android when the Lollipop was released last year. That irked some hardcore Android users but it didn't become...

Google devs add Runtime Permissions in time for Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Google is making some changes to setting permissions on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Actually, it's not just some as the Internet giant said...

LG G3 discovered to have hidden App Ops feature

Remember App Ops? Maybe not, especially after the heyday of Android Lollipop. It popped up, accidentally according to Google, around Android 4.3 as...

Android 4.4 discovered to restrict apps from writing anywhere on external storage

Considering how long Android 4.4 has been out in the wild, this might not actually be a new feature, or misfeature if you prefer....

Facebook explains why they want access to your SMS

In a recent update, Facebook gained the ability to read your text messages. For a company that has a checkered past with regard to...

EFF chides Google for removing App Ops access in Android 4.4.2

It seems that the seemingly innocuous Android 4.4.2 update is putting Google under a bit of heat. The Electronic Frontier Foundation or EFF, one...

Android 4.4.2 factory images now available, changes include hiding App Ops again

Google has just uploaded the factory images and binary drivers for the latest Android 4.4 update on supported devices. Those who have been closely...

App Ops access manager once more accessible in Android 4.4

Security-conscious and meticulous Android users might have been a bit anxious when the newly released Android 4.4 KitKat seemingly broke access to the Apps...

Security concept app steals Android info with no permissions

Android security nuts, get your tin foil hats ready. A security researcher at Leviathan Security Group has posted a proof of concept application that can steal...

European Commission VP eyes Android for privacy violations

Data privacy has been in the headlines a lot lately, and thanks to the latest bit of news concerning its photo system, Android is...

Researcher demonstrates an app taking over Android with zero permissions

The first line of defense in computer security is the user, or at least that's the way it works on Android. Whenever you install...

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