One of Lookout’s principal engineers, Tim Wyatt, took to the company’s blog to weigh in on the situation surround Carrier IQ and the logging of keystrokes. According to Wyatt, Lookout has not found Carrier IQ to be malicious in its practice although he did recognize that it …
McAfee has put together a short list of tips and practices for smartphone users to help combat against malware and other threats. In an GI Joe-like “knowing is half the battle” way of thinking, simply understanding that issues can arise is a big first step. …
Lookout Mobile Security today announced that they’ve expanded their reach, moving into multiple new markets. Folks living in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom will soon have access to the same level mobile protection that we’ve come to love here in the United States. This …
Mobile security leader, Lookout Mobile, has been “looking out” for over 12 million smartphone users over the past two years and they are now proud to announce the same great protection for tablet users. Both the free and premium versions are now available to tablet …
Lookout has identified a new Android malware threat which actually ends up as somewhat of an evolution of an older Trojan. This new threat shares common traits with the Legacy variant known as DroidKungFu however this time it was not limited to Chinese alternative app …
McAfee today shared its vision for securing mobile devices in corporate environments. The three-pronged approach for protecting mobile devices, mobile data, and mobile applications, is designed to help businesses and consumers manage their devices securely, as the threat environment quickly evolves.
Norton has released a new, security app for Android handsets today with a number of anti-theft and anti-malware features needed to stay protected. Called Norton Mobile Security Lite, it’s a free and stripped down version of Norton’s more robust full suite. Features include the ability …
It must be mobile security day at AndroidGuys as this becomes the third article on the subject already. An updated Bitdefender Mobile Security has arrived in the Android Market this week, adding a pair of oft-requested features. In addition to a sizable list of options …
Sprint and McAfee have teamed up to bring an added level of mobile security to a number of the carrier’s Android smart phones. Available today, Sprint Android users can head to the Sprint Zone to quickly and easily download a pair of McAfee applications designed …
A couple of upstart thieves in Oregon, thinking they would walk away with some new Android phones, found out just how powerful location-based apps truly are. Unfortunately for these clowns, they learned the hard way. An Oregon Sprint store recently had a handful of Android …
Mobile Mobile Security released their latest Threat Report today, pulling together data from 700,000 applications across 10 million devices from around the world. Their findings indicate that malware attacks and threats on the rise, up two 250% from where it was just six months ago. …
Google I/O 2011 is but a few short weeks away, where we’ll get our annual glimpse into the future of Android and other Google development. As many of you readers are also developers and enthusiasts, we know you’ll making the trip to San Francisco to …
McAfee has put together a little infographic earlier this week to let you users know just how easily your personal information can be compromised should you lose your phone. According to them, people just don’t “get” how serious an issue mobile security is and that folks tend to tune out whenever the subject is brought up. So how does McAfee get your attention? Take a prison visit, Scared Straight tactic and hit you in the face with facts.
As we mentioned a few days ago, Trend Micro has released an Android app called Mobile Security that gives users a wide range of ways to prevent compromise of information. Here are some screen shots of what’s available from Mobile Security for protecting your precious Android devices.
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 GPS, perform remote data wipes, and block spam and malware. Pulse offers parental controls such …
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