Google to incorporate a “kill switch” in the next version of Android

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One security feature we’ve heard rumored for Android recently is the “kill switch”, a feature that enables the smartphone owner to remotely wipe their phone if somebody tries to steal it. We’ve seen California and Minnesota both pass legislation on this recently, and we ...

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Lookout beats Minnesota, California, and CTIA with anti-theft feature

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This morning Lookout announced a product feature that has been all over the news recently as legislatures rush to enact anti-theft measures on mobile devices. Their new feature is called Theft Alerts and promises to help protect your device from thieves by enabling some advanced security ...

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Minnesota calls first on “kill-switch” law; California cries

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In what is ensured to create chaos to manufacturers as a multitude of states now plan to pass their own “kill-switch” bills, Minnesota becomes the first state to sign the bill into law, narrowly beating out California who passed a similar law last week. It would go into effect one ...

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Smartphone kill switch will be flipped on July 2015

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Have you ever lost your phone either by theft or pure forgetfulness? Does just the thought of having some stranger (or stalker) possibly looking at your duck-faced nude selfies freak you out?  Lets take a look at this scenario, what if one of your trusted employees happen to lose your top ...

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NQ Mobile Announces Mobile Security V6.0 for Android

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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 update offers Android users several new features to protect their privacy and financial information, as ...

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Norton Anti-theft Lets Users Remotely Locate, Lock, and Recover Your Missing Android

Norton, continuing with their new ‘Norton Everywhere‘ initiative has released a new service which lets users remotely locate, lock, and secure missing devices.  These devices may include Windows-based laptops or Android-powered smartphones and tablets.  Available immediately through ...

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