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Gooligan malware roots your phone, steals your Google account details

Security research outfit Check Point has revealed a malware campaign that targets users of lower versions of Android like Jelly Bean and Lollipop. This...

Tor Project throws down gauntlet at Google, puts out secure software prototype for Android

Security and privacy are some of the things that Android struggles with, and it’s pretty hard to get solid security and privacy on an...

Yahoo reportedly used spam filters for court-ordered “spying” on emails

Would you voluntarily give permission to a company to monitor the emails of its users in order to stop possible terrorist activities on a...

Introducing the Project Zero Prize, Google’s very own Android bug hacking contest

If you’re still wondering why legitimate companies sponsor hackfests and hacking contests especially on their own products, this is because it is one of...

DressCode malware discovered in Google Play Store apps

The research team at Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention has discovered a new malware they named “DressCode”, and it is embedded in 40 apps...

Rio Olympics 2016 keyboard app unintentionally violated user privacy

We’ve seen a lot of Olympics-related features in apps and devices and even carriers, especially the past few days since the Rio games are...

Full disk encryption on Qualcomm-powered Android devices not so secure after all

While Google can take pride in the flexibility and adaptability of the Android mobile platform, as well as it being open source and all...

Google expands opt-in ad tracking for all your accounts

Google is introducing a more expansive ad tracking system that will include all your accounts on all Google-related sites and apps that you use....

LG puts up mobile security website, pushes security for its mobile devices

Security and privacy are very big things these days, and any manufacturer would be remiss if they didn’t have a process to deal with...

Google’s My Account celebrates first birthday, adds Find Your Phone, voice access

Google launched the “My Account” hub last year to bring all the account-specific controls for users – especially those about personal data security and...

Norwegian Consumer Council says Runkeeper breaching privacy of users

If you’re using the Runkeeper fitness app, did you know that the app still tracks you and transmits your data even when you’re not...

Dolphin Browser still keeps records of videos played in incognito mode?

There are a lot of browser apps out there in Google Play land, each with its own highlighted features. One of those is Dolphin...

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