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A Chinese company has 25 million Android devices tangled in an ad fraud scheme

by Jeff Stone • 6 days ago

Researchers declined to identify the company by name, citing an ongoing law enforcement investigation.

That push notification on your phone might be a phishing attempt

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

Don't expect mobile phishing to subside soon. Most people online will access the internet primarily via smartphones within a few years, according to market research.

DHS assessment of foreign VPN apps finds security risk real, data lacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

"[N]ation-state actors have demonstrated intent and capability to leverage VPN services...for malicious purposes,” according to CISA"s Chris Krebs.

Kaspersky Lab looks to combat 'stalkerware' with new Android feature

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A surge in commercial spyware is one of the more pernicious trends in cybersecurity that affects users worldwide.

The 'permission' question is much different for iOS and Android apps, researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

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.

Lawmakers want data on the number of times Senate computers have been hacked

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Right now, lawmakers appear to be in the dark on the issue.

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