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Idol 3 will receive Stagefright bug fix starting August 10

For the past several days, a new Android vulnerability given the name “Stagefright” has been causing consumers to worry about the security of their Android devices. For those who do


20 things all Android users should know

Are you new to the Android platform? Maybe you received a new device as part of a gift over the last month or so and now you’re ready to learn a bit

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Google steps up security for non-Play Store apps

Google, over the next few weeks, will beef up its security for apps installed from sources outside of the Google Play Store. According to details revealed at the RSA Conference,

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Google paying bounties for finding security holes in Android

Google has expanded its Patch Reward Program and will now reward those who help fix flaws in Android’s code. Google is now offering bounties to those who find security holes in

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5 signs your Android could be infected

A guest post from Bitdefender Mobile Security.

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AnchorFree brings Hotspot Shield to Android

Looking for an added layer of protection or security for those times when you hop on public hotspots?  You might be interested in checking out AnchorFree’s new Android client which

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Android security warning: SoundHound transmitting user location and Google account information

We’ve just gotten a tip about a potential privacy issue with the SoundHound app, a popular music service that users can download from the Market. Apparently, the app transmits a

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BitDefender Relationship Scanner: Keep your love life and Android free from virus

BitDefender, in keeping with the Valentine’s Day spirit, has released a new virus protection that could save your (love) life.  Called Relationship Scanner, it’s a free service that checks and

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Mutating Trojans could pose a threat to Android users

  From social networks to banks accounts, smartphones carry our most private and delicate information. For this very reason, security is one of the hottest topics in the Android ecosystem,

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Norton opens public beta for password manager

If you’re like me, you have too many accounts across too many different services to count. You might have one password for all those, or you might vary it up

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Samsung Announces SAFE for Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab 7.7

To compliment the announcements of the Galaxy Note and 7.7 Tab that Samsung made yesterday, we are now being told about their compatibility with SAFE.

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NQ Mobile Announces Mobile Security V6.0 for Android

NQ Mobile is one of the fastest growing mobile security providers for our Android devices. This global company announced today at CES2012 that version 6.0 is now available for download.  This

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HTC Acknowledges Security Issue, Promises Fix in Short Order

HTC has acknowledged that a security flaw in some of their recent devices has been found to leave collected information unprotected. Should you download the wrong application, a malicious developer

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Lookout Premium Hits Android Market – We Have 10 Copies to Give Away! [CONTEST]

Lookout just dropped a premium version of their super-popular security software for Android in the Market and it’s definitely worth a look. Called Lookout Premium (duh), it adds more peace of mind with the integration of remote wiping, remote locking, and enhanced backup and restore.

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Mobile Security from Juniper

Juniper’s new beta release, Pulse Mobile Security Suite, will be able to offer users (Android, BlackBerry, Nokia, iPhone and Windows Phone) the ability to locate lost or stolen devices using

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