The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say
An Android app might be more likely to ask for access to technical functions. An iOS app might seek to use sensitive features, like the microphone. In any case, Wandera says, know what you're getting into.
That battery-saving app may have used your device to mine Monero, Symantec says
Microsoft has removed the apps from its store.
Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say
If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.
Sen. Rubio wants answers from Apple on privacy-violating app
The Florida Republican wrote to Apple demanding answers on why it reportedly took the tech giant weeks to address security issues in a popular app.
Trend Micro blames data collection issue on code library re-use
Cybersecurity giant Trend Micro has apologized after researchers discovered that a number of the company's consumer-facing apps were collecting users’ browser history.
New Android app lets people detect credit card skimmers at gas pumps
A free, open-source skimmer detection app is now available for Android devices.