Tags Android

Another 'Minecraft' lesson for kids: Beware of deceitful adware apps

by Joe Warminsky • 2 weeks ago

More than 20 "mods" recently available in the Google Play Store didn't do much for "Minecraft" at all, and instead displayed ads "in an extremely intrusive manner," according to researchers at Kaspersky.

End-to-end encryption coming to Android phones, along with RCS messaging update

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Google will be using the Signal protocol to encrypt chats.

Android ransomware authors have a new trick to go with an old shakedown technique

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The malicious code gets around security checks that Google, which owns Android, has instituted against previous ransomware kits.

Apple's Attest API tool aims to tighten app security

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The data protection technique is similar to an existing program for Android.

Researchers found another way to hack Android cellphones via Bluetooth

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

There's another Bluetooth vulnerability on the market, according to DBAPPSecurity research presented at Black Hat 2020.

Chinese mobile surveillance of Uighurs more pervasive than previously thought, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The spying tools have been in use for years.

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