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'Man-in-the-disk' attack took advantage of Android data security flaws

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 days ago

Google acknowledged the problem and fixed it in several official apps, but other developers seem to have chosen to ignore it.

Here comes the storm: Fortnite arrives on Android, cybersecurity experts sound alarm

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 days ago

Epic Games isn't putting the mega-popular first-person shooter into the Google Play Store — a move that could mean some would-be users end up downloading malware instead, cybersecurity experts say.

Congress presses Tim Cook and Larry Page for answers on security and privacy

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

In response to reports that Google collected location data on Android even when location services were turned off, the committee cited Android users' "reasonable expectation of privacy" and called the alleged tracking behavior "troubling."

New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A new family of malware capable of comprehensive surveillance is targeting Android devices through Telegram, ESET researchers say.

No one is updating their Android devices, new data shows

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"Patch early and often?" Not so much.

Fake 'Fortnite' apps for Android spread adware, cryptojackers and spyware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Keep the pwnage on the battlefield, not in your call logs and text messages.

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