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Android Q
Android Q: Enhanced security for consumers and enterprises

The upcoming, newest version of Android – still only known as “Android Q” – will have many new and improved protections for user privacy. Google has …

Qualcomm
Qualcomm chips leak crypto data from secure execution environment

A vulnerability in Qualcomm chips could be exploited by attackers to retrieve encryption keys and sensitive information from the chipsets’ secure execution environment, …

Android
Google will check apps by new developers more thoroughly

In an attempt to thwart Android developers who are set to distribute malicious apps through Google Play, Google will be taking more time when reviewing apps by developers with …

Android
The privacy risks of pre-installed software on Android devices

Many pre-installed apps facilitate access to privileged data and resources, without the average user being aware of their presence or being able to uninstall them. On the one …

Android Q
Android Q will come with improved privacy protections

Android Q, the newest iteration of Google’s popular mobile OS, is scheduled to be made available to end users at the end of August. While we still don’t know what …

Android AV
Two thirds of Android antimalware apps are ineffective or unreliable

Choosing an effective Android antimalware app is a shot in the dark for many users and they may end up in more danger of malicious apps, not less. In fact, as the results of …

Google Play
Researchers expose massive mobile adware and data stealing campaigns with 250 million downloads

Check Point Research has uncovered two massive mobile adware and data stealing campaigns, which have already had over 250 million downloads combined globally. Both target …

Android
Businesses believe they should be patching their Android devices more frequently

The use of Android tablets and handhelds are on the rise in business but security remains a concern. On average, 72% of tablets and handheld devices in businesses (excluding …

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Adiantum: A new encryption scheme for low-end Android devices

Google has created an alternative disk and file encryption mode for low-end Android devices that don’t have enough computation power to use the Advanced Encryption …

802 Secure
The problem with vulnerable IoT companion apps

There’s no shortage of exploitable security holes in widely used Internet of Things devices, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the communication between many …

PayPal
Android Trojan steals money from victims’ PayPal account

ESET researchers have unearthed a new Android Trojan that tricks users into logging into PayPal, then takes over and mimics the user’s clicks to send money to the attacker’s …

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November 2018: Most wanted malware exposed

Check Point has published its latest Global Threat Index for November 2018. The index reveals that the Emotet botnet has entered the Index’s top 10 ranking after researchers …

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