New Evo 3D security update to go live today, specific fixes not listed

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If you’re an Evo 3D user, there’s some good news about your device hitting the streets today. HTC is releasing a security update for the HTC Evo 3D and will begin rolling it out to phones on the 27th of October, but you can manually pull the update as of this morning. Sprint tells ...

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[PSA] Lookout Identifies New Android Trojan, GGTracker – Mimics Android Market

Lookout, the #1 security app for Android, has identified a new Trojan, this time affecting Android users in the U.S. This new threat called “GGTracker” misleads users via in-app advertisements that prompt users to download seemingly legitimate applications from a fake (but ...

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Popular Android Apps Pose Security Risks for Users.

As the Android platform continues to grow explosively, worries about security in the ecosystem continue to grow as well. Today there is a new security concern with three of the top apps on Android devices; Linked In, Foursquare and Netflix. Read on to find out how you might be exposed.

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Adobe Issues Another Flash Security Warning

Another round of ammunition has been added to all Apple fan boy’s arsenals with this new security warning for flash 10.3. The vulnerability affects all desktop versions as well as the mobile version for Android, it targets the user by sending a malicious link via email. Adobe suggests ...

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Lookout to be Featured on CNBC Tonight!

Exciting news just came to our inbox here at Android Guys. One of our favorite companies that we have interviewed, Lookout, is going to be featured in a documentary tonight on CNBC. The show is called "Code Wars, America's Cyber Threat", it is a feature about cyber security.

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Android Being Tested By U.S. Army For Future Combat Use

The U.S. Army is ready to put the power of the mobile device into the hands of it’s soldiers and in a nod to open architecture, they have chosen to develop a prototype device that runs on the Android operating system. Before being deployed to the field, the Joint Battle Command-Platform ...

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Webroot Releases Mobile Security App for Android

Webroot, one of the first internet security firms that came into being with the boom of the internet, has released "Webroot Mobile Security" for Android devices. There are two versions of the app, a limited free version which you can get from the Android Market, and a paid version available ...

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Cobra Electronics Announces Availability of Cobra iRadar for Android

he industry's most advanced smart detection system, providing Cobra customers with personal safety, driving peace-of-mind, and near real-time safety information updates. The system uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to communicate between an advanced, dash-mounted radar/laser detector and ...

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Google’s Statement on Recent Malware Incident

In case you missed it, last week there was a rather big stink in the Android Market where a handful of application were found to be malicious. Google swept into action, removing the apps, but only after they learned of the problem. That’s when the Android detractors chimed in with how ...

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D-Link Introduces Network Cameras With Night Viewing Capability, Increased Video Quality and Free Apps

Remote viewing of your home security camera on your phone just got easier. Thanks to D-Link, there is a new night-vision camera that unlike a traditional USB-connected webcam, my-dlink enabled cameras are complete monitoring systems with built-in CPUs and web servers that transmit high quality ...

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Major Exploit in Google’s Android/PC Web Browsers!

IT Security-Researcher MJ Keith of Alert Logic has found an exploit in our beloved Android OS. This involves the use of an attack code “piggy backed” on a loading a web page. Once the attack code is on the host phone it allows “hacker” to run simple command line shell in the Android system.

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Nightshade Labs Announces Smart Lock 2.0 with Parental Controls [VIDEO]

Earlier today Nightshade Labs pushed out an updated version of their Smart Lock software to the Android Market. Smart Lock 2.0 features improved security for Android devices and now offers three locking modes - Smart Lock Classic, Child Lock, and No Lock.

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Wallpaper Apps Exonerated, Google Posts Guidelines (UPDATED)

Last week, we were among dozens of media outlets that reported that sketchy wallpaper apps were sending your personal data to servers in China. It turns out, those claims were greatly exaggerated, and after removing the apps from the Market to investigate, Google has now given them a clean bill ...

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McAfee Acquires WaveSecure Maker tenCube

McAfee, Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire the privately owned tenCube, developer of WaveSecure, one of the winners of ADC2. McAfee is expanding its abilities in the mobile space with the acquisition, and they intend to leverage this as a single platform from consumer ...

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Monitor Your Security System on the Go with Alarm.com

Alarm.com, a big player in the mobile security and monitoring game, has released their application for Android handsets.  Available immediately, customers with Android 1.6 or higher can and/disarm a security system, check motion activity, or watch live video while on the go.  The free app also ...

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