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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 hand, the permission

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Best Android antivirus? The top 11 tools

The following are the 11 best antivirus tools for Android, according to AV-TEST’s November 2018 evaluations of 18 Android security apps. (The AV-TEST Institute is a Germany-based independent service provider

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One in three organizations suffered data breaches due to mobile devices

New Verizon report shows a big gap between organizations’ mobile security risk concerns and mobile security best practices they implement. The number of security incidents involving mobile devices has increased

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Growing mobile cybersecurity incidents spur plans for increased security investment

A majority of RSA attendees plan to spend more on mobile security in the coming year, Lookout has discovered. Since critical data has moved to the cloud, employees are able

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One in three organizations suffered data breaches due to mobile devices

New Verizon report shows a big gap between organizations’ mobile security risk concerns and mobile security best practices they implement. The number of security incidents involving mobile devices has increased

Mobile Software

Mobile malware attacks double in 2018

Kaspersky Lab report finds smartphones facing greater security risk.Smartphones are facing more security threats than ever before, with mobile malware attacks hitting a new high in 2018, new research has found.Findings from Kaspersky

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A simple and secure biometric login for Android 7.0+

FIDO Alliance announced that Android is now FIDO2 Certified, bringing simpler, stronger authentication capabilities to over a billion devices that use this platform every day. With this news, any compatible device

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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 mobile

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7 mobile security threats you should take seriously in 2019

Mobile malware? Some mobile security threats are more pressing. Every enterprise should have its eye on these seven issues this year.Mobile security is at the top of every company’s worry

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Lessons From the War on Malicious Mobile Apps

Despite the openness of the Android platform, Google has managed to keep its Play store mainly free of malware and malicious apps. Outside of the marketplace is a different matter.