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Google removes deceptive download buttons from social engineering ads

At one point in time, you’ve probably encountered pop ups that are seemingly trying to trick you into “updating” your current app or software...

Android releases February security update, out for Nexus devices

February just rolled in, and that means the monthly Android security updates are not far behind. In fact, the update is here already, and...

Android Pay no longer works for devices with system-less root

It used to be that the “system-less root” approach could allow Android users to gain root access and do their tweaks, but still retaining...

Kids Mode app to be updated soon by Samsung

It's been a while since Samsung last updated the Kids Mode app. We didn't hear anything about it last year but in 2014, we...

Various Samsung devices to get January security update

Samsung has announced that its monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) update for January is now available. Due to the number of vulnerabilities that were...

CyanogenMod set on bringing protected apps implementation

We all know what CyanogenMod is, at least, if you haven’t been living under a rock the past couple of years. It’s only one...

AppLock app now brings fingerprint security to your apps

AppLock is one of those essential apps for Android users who want to protect data inside their apps from nosy users who borrow their...

Xiaomi to start locking bootloaders, users will wait 21 days for unlock approvals

Citing security risks and the possibility of other malicious groups infecting Xiaomi devices with malware, the Chinese gadget manufacturer has decided that it will...

Google patched a factory reset protection bug in its latest Android update

Google has announced in its most recent security update that it has patched a vulnerability in its factory reset protection feature. The Android factory...

Android releases promised monthly security update for January 2016

As part of Android’s commitment to lower down risks and threats of malicious attacks on mobile devices resulting from gaps in the privacy and...

Facebook brings security checkup tool to Android devices

The past few months (okay, maybe even years) have seen mobile users become even more paranoid about security breaches, given that a lot of...

Google Safe Browsing now official on Chrome for Android

Google Safe Browsing has been with us on Chrome for desktops and laptops for a while now. It’s that big red warning that you...

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