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How to control what data your Android apps transmit

If you are concerned about what personal information apps want from your Android, here are some settings you can tweak to send only the...

Google Play faces cat and mouse game with sneaky Android malware

What’s the best way to avoid Android malware? Downloading all your apps from the Google Play store -- where software is vetted – is...

Threatpost News Wrap, March 27, 2017

The latest Wikileaks dump of Apple hacking tools, the LastPass vulnerabilities, and a new Android security report are discussed.

Google reportedly removing SMS texting from Hangouts on May 22

Welcome to your new Hangout. Google continues to shake up its messaging tools with the upcoming removal of a popular feature from...

IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue...

Anti-fraud measures by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state agencies over the past two years have made tax refund scams harder for cyber...

SAS, Canonical turn silly over open source

Roughly 26 years after Linux pushed open source into mainstream enterprise adoption, we're still debating how big a role open source should play --...

Shielding MAC addresses from stalkers is hard and Android fails miserably...

Enlarge (credit: Christiaan Colen) In early 2015, architects of Google's Android mobile operating system introduced a new feature that was intended to curtail...

Android Forums resets passwords after hack

Only 2.5 per cent of userbase affected Add Android Forums to the growing list of web properties that have suffered a security breach.…

Half of Android Devices Unpatched Last Year

Google said half of Android devices are unpatched and that percentage of potentially harmful apps on phones installed from all sources rose in 2016.

Hands on with Android O—Snooze that notification and customize everything

Android O is actually here! After diving into Google's blog post, we fired up our developer tools and got Android O loaded on a...