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Plague – Watch news spread like a virus (app review)

The Plague is the latest new app to join the social media world. It almost reminds me of another app, Secret in which people post their thoughts anonymously. However, the

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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, and did also acknowledge that the

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Mod to Android OS helps protect your privacy by giving your apps false information

We’re always, as users, on the lookout for more mobile security. The Technology Review from MIT just did a piece on programs that are designed to keep your personal data away

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VirusTotal app hits Android, checks your apps against over 40 antivirus sources

Mobile security is becoming more and more important every day. With the number of fake apps, viruses, malware, and general information stealing apps there are in the wild, we users

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McAfee predicts more mobile attacks and fewer PC attacks in 2012

McAfee Labs is basically predicting that, for everything you worry about on your computer, you will now worry about on your mobile devices as well. Cybercrime, hacktivism, and threats to

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AVG Launches AVG Mobilation for Android

In a press release from CTIA today, Amsterdam based AVG technologies has announced the release of their Android AVG app, called AVG Mobilation, which is an update of their smartphone

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Security Alert! Geinimi, new Android Trojan has been found

Lookout’s blog has announced that there has been a new Trojan found that affects Android handsets.  It seems that it started out by being placed inside what looked like legitimate

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Analysis of the Android Trojan

Jon Oberheide, the security expert who managed to get his hands on the first trojan for Android, has published an analysis of the code that gives us a better idea

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Android’s First SMS Trojan is in the Wild

Kaspersky Lab has announced that they have identified Android’s first  Trojan-SMS malware, which they’ve named Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a. Disguised as a simple media player, it has already infected an unknown number of mobile devices.

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McAfee Offers Free Anti-Malware Software to SK Telecom’s Android Phones

McAfee, Inc. has announced that they are providing McAfee VirusScan Mobile to Android users of Korea’s SK Telecom. The anti-malware solution is designed to secure Android-based handsets in the same