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Google fights to keep bad ads at bay, blocked 1.7 billion in 2016

A few weeks ago, Google published a post in which it explained how it goes after malware. Well the search giant also wants you...

Google details its malware squashing strategy

You might not know this but Android has an embedded security feature called “Verify apps” which routinely scans newly installed apps to see if...

How to hack-proof your Android in 2016 (Promoted)

It is sometimes easy to overlook the importance of ensuring our smartphones are secure. We all know that our laptops and desktops need to...

Gooligan Android malware found to have infected 1 million Google accounts

If you’re in the habit of installing applications from third party app stores (meaning not from the Google Play Store) then you might want...

Lookout finds another malware app in Google Play

Security firm Lookout recently alerted Google when a new app containing malware was spotted in Google Play. The app in question was called "Black...

How to block ads on your new Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge

If you're picking up a Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge soon, you're probably ecstatic (I certainly am). We have some news that may sweeten...

PSA: Lookout recently found 13 new malicious apps on Google Play

A part of what makes Google Play a better experience for developers is that they can easily publish to the store without an extensive...

Check if your Android device is vulnerable with this new tool – VTS for...

When it comes to mobile security, this year has been somewhat of a dilemma for Android users. The big scare is the security hole Stagefright, where...

Pornography app holds users hostage, demands $500 ransom

According to security company ZScaler, a malicious Android app disguised as a pornography viewer has been making the rounds. "Adult Player" is meant to...
Parody of malware in Android

Android gets nearly 5,000 new strains of malware per day

Analytics firm G DATA has new data about malware in Android. It reports that it has identified 440,267 new samples of malware just in...

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...

Android malware risks completely overblown

Google’s Android Security chief Adrian Ludwig reported data showing that less than an estimated 0.001% of app installations on Android are able to evade...

BadNews malware downloaded by at least 2 million users in Europe

Malware that avoided detection and made its way onto the Google Play store has been downloaded between 2-9 million times, security firm Lookout said...

5 signs your Android could be infected

A guest post from Bitdefender Mobile Security.

Samsung to fix Exynos software vulnerability ‘as quickly as possible’

Samsung recently gave an updated statement concerning a software vulnerability in their Exynos kernel. They confirmed that they were already aware of the issue,...

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