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Google admits Android tracks your location whether you like it or not

Smartphones powered by Android were collecting data on their owners’ locations even if service was turned off.Smartphones powered by the Android operating system are collecting data on their owners’ locations

Mobile Software

Mobile Malware Incidents Hit 100% of Businesses

Attempted malware infections against BYOD and corporate mobile devices are expected to continue to grow, new data shows.Every business with BYOD and corporate mobile device users across the globe has

Mobile

Sneaky malware downloader found in apps on Google Play

Google has removed from Google Play eight apps that have served as downloaders for Android banking malware.The packages – a mixture of Android cleaners and news app – looked pretty

Mobile

Android users warned of malicious apps hidden in Google Play Store

ESET report reveals multi-stage malware lurking in family of legitimate-sounding apps.Android users have once again been warned to take care when installing new apps on their phone after yet another

IT Compliance

Mobile devices present a significant risk for GDPR noncompliance

Accessing data from mobile devices presents a significant risk for GDPR noncompliance, according to Lookout. 84 percent of U.S. security and IT executives agree that personal data accessed on employees’

Mobile

The tools criminals use to prepare a stolen iPhone for resale

Reselling stolen mobile phones is a lucrative business all over the globe, and iPhones are very much in demand.Whether lost or stolen, the iPhones are often locked by their legitimate

Mobile

Google Has A Big Fake WhatsApp Problem — Here’s Why

Google’s Android users are under threat from fake apps created by developers using simple tricks to get their frauds onto the official Play store. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images).Google just can’t

BYOD/Big Data

The evolution of BYOD security in a mobile-first world

Bitglass’ research team surveyed 200 IT and security professionals at a national Gartner conference to learn more about the evolution of BYOD security in a mobile-first world. Click Here To

Software

Beware fake Android cryptocurrency trading apps on Google Play

Two phishing apps that were made to look like the official app of popular cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex have been booted off Google Play after ESET researchers notified Google of their

Mobile

Android DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts data, changes device PIN

A new piece of ransomware is targeting Android users. Dubbed DoubleLocker, it both encrypts users’ files and changes the device’s PIN.Lukáš Štefanko, the ESET researcher who discovered the ransomware, says