Tags Android

Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app

by Joe Warminsky • 4 weeks ago

The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.

Spies target gamers with malware inserted into software updates, ESET says

by Joe Warminsky • 1 month ago

It's a supply-chain attack against a limited users of NoxPlayer, which allows people to play Android games on PCs and Macs.

Twitter fined nearly $550,000 in Europe for response to bug that exposed private tweets

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

The decision stems from a bug that allowed thousands of people's private tweets to be made public between late 2014 and early 2019.

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

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months 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 • 3 months 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 • 5 months ago

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

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