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Jul 05 AT 1:45 PM Dima Aryeh 8 Comments

New Android vulnerability found, extremely easy to avoid malware taking advantage of it

Android malware definitely exists, but for the most part it’s not going to spread. As an operating system, Android is very safe. Unless you’re a fan of visiting shady sites. On the rare occasion that users encounter Android malware, it’s usually an issue of user error.

But now, a new security hole was discovered in ... Read More »

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Feb 02 AT 6:53 PM Edgar Cervantes 36 Comments

Google introduces Bouncer, keeps Android market free of malicious apps

Smartphone security continues to be a hot topic in the Android ecosystem. Whether you believe this is much of an issue or not, Android is the most popular mobile operating system, and the bad guys are known to target bigger markets. Google is not keeping its arms crossed, and they have just revealed Bouncer, a ... Read More »

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Nov 22 AT 1:48 PM Edgar Cervantes 16 Comments

Googler speaks of mobile security, says anti-virus companies are playing with your fears

Android is currently the most popular mobile operating system in the planet. With over 200 million devices activated, and over 550,000 added daily, Android is taking over the world. This also raises a concern, though, as developers of malicious software often target platforms with the most exposure. No one will write a malicious app ... Read More »

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