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Android Play Protect finishes dead last in first security tests

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 weeks ago

Tests show Play Protect detecting 65.8 percent of new malware samples and 79.2 percent of month-old malware.

Severe weakness in Wi-Fi security gives hackers wide access to eavesdrop

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

"This can be abused to steal sensitive information such as credit card numbers, passwords, chat messages, emails, photos, and so on."

AI now detects the majority of new malware on Android

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Android's security lead boasts about success, but warned that AI "is not pixie dust" that magically solves the operating system's security problems.

New Android app lets people detect credit card skimmers at gas pumps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

A free, open-source skimmer detection app is now available for Android devices.

BlueBorne: The latest Bluetooth vulnerability that impacts billions of devices

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

"These vulnerabilities are the most serious Bluetooth vulnerabilities identified to date," Armis researchers explained.

Chinese ad platform secretly stole phone data from Android devices

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The research showed impacted apps using were downloaded over 100 million times in total.

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