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Google teases an eclipse-themed Android O launch event in just a few days!
Gab's free-speech stance makes it popular with right-wing trolls and racists. [Updated]
Booby-trapped touchscreens can log passwords, install malicious apps, and more.
New card stream promotes news above the predictive cards Google Now was famous for.
The Trojan-Banker.AndroidOS.Faketoken malware has been known about for already more than a year.

Throughout the time of its existence, it has worked its way up from a primitive Trojan intercepting mTAN codes to an encrypter. Not so long ago, thanks to our colleagues from a large Russian bank, we detected a new Trojan sample, Faketoken.q, which contained a number of curious features.
At €600 (~£550) it's on the edge of valuemdash;but where's that beloved Nokia charm gone?
Microsoftrsquo;s Visual Studio leads the way in desktop IDE (integrated development environment) popularity, with Eclipsenbsp;close behind, according to PYPLrsquo;s August index of IDE popularity.

Android Studio was a distant third.Visual Studio takes a 22.4 percent share in this monthrsquo;s index.

Eclipse follows with a 20.38 percent share. Much further back was Android Studio, with a 9.87 percent share. “Itrsquo;s surprising how a couple of IDEs have about half the popularity,” PYPLrsquo;s Pierre Carbonelle said.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Researchers found at least one major flaw in the five leading stingray surveillance trackers for Android.
This charging cable from Vastarnbsp;features micro and mini USB, 30-pin and lightning connectors, making it compatible with a very wide range of newer and older smartphones, tablets, USB devices and more. Equipped with a connector for iPhone 6/6 plus, 5/5s, iPad4, iPad Air, iPad mini, USB type C for Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Oneplus 2, 2015 MacBook with 12" Retina Display, 2015 Google Chromebook Pixel. Micro USB connector charge for most android phones, Bluetooth headset, external batteries; Mini USB connector for some additional mobile phone models, MP3, digital cameras or other devices.

The list price on this cable has been reduced 45% to just $5.99.
See it on Amazon.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Privilege escalation is baked in to mobile OSes, if you look for it Oxford researchers reckon they've spotted the next emerging trend in Android advertising (and possibly malware): using common libraries to “colluderdquo; between apps with different privilege levels.…
SonicSpy family of apps pose as benign programs.

Behind the scenes, they spy on users.
Three fake messaging apps in the Google Play Store discovered to be distributing stealthy data-stealing SonicSpy malware - and that's just a fraction of the activity by this group.