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Hugely popular Android security app revealed as a complete scam – BGR


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Hugely popular Android security app revealed as a complete scam
BGR
The flaws in this approach were once again on display this past weekend when Android Police revealed that Android security app Virus Shield, which had just hit the No. 1 spot on Google's new paid apps chart, was a complete scam. Why is Virus Shield a …
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Most sophisticated Android malware yet has already infected millions – BGR

Most sophisticated Android malware yet has already infected millions
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The Oldboot family is the “most significant demonstration” of fighting against antivirus, malware analyzer and automatic analysis tools, according to researchers from Chinese security firm 360 Mobile Security. According to these reports, Oldboot.B

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Google ramps up Android security, scans all apps now – DigitalJournal.com


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Google ramps up Android security, scans all apps now
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Instead, Google is taking a more proactive approach with its Verify Apps security feature. It will now host a dual-layer security system. First, the Verify Apps will scan apps locally on Android devices to look for malicious activities such as SMS

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Android trojan sends premium SMS messages, targets US users for first time – SC Magazine

Android trojan sends premium SMS messages, targets US users for first time
SC Magazine
The security experts with Kaspersky Lab have identified what they believe to be the first active SMS trojan ringing up premium charges for Android users in the United States. The malware is named 'Trojan-SMS.AndroidOS.FakeInst.ef' – or FakeInst – and
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iOS vs. Android: Which is more secure? – CSO


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iOS vs. Android: Which is more secure?
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A US Department of Homeland Security and US Department of Justice report published last year, for example, found that only 0.7% of all mobile malware targeted iOS, compared to the 79% that took aim at Android. But there's much more to securing mobile …
Google Play Developer Program Policies get updated, user experience and Android Authority
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BetaNews Exclusive: Try AirCover Security Premium for Android FREE for 3 … – BetaNews


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BetaNews Exclusive: Try AirCover Security Premium for Android FREE for 3
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AirCover Security can secure your Android device against malware and theft, help boost your privacy, optimize your system, block unwanted calls and SMS messages, and safeguard you on the web. The comprehensive app is free, with the option to unlock …

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Android security suites compared – ZDNet (blog)

Android security suites compared
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AV-Test.org has released their latest tests of Android security apps. They tested 31 apps with results ranging from dreadful to excellent, with the large majority either excellent or close to it. The tests were performed in March and early April 2014

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Android smartphones and tablets ARE vulnerable to Heartbleed security breach – Daily Mail


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Android smartphones and tablets ARE vulnerable to Heartbleed security breach
Daily Mail
Internet security companies had warned of accounts being hacked by criminals or government spies and despite Google's assurances to the contrary, it appears many millions of Android users are vulnerable. However, millions of other firms have not had
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Google Boosts Android Security With Continual App Scanning – PC Magazine


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Google Boosts Android Security With Continual App Scanning
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There are also plenty of third-party apps that users can install on their Android devices that otherwise escape Google's "Bouncer" security scanning for the Google Play store. And, of course, there are likely a subset of Android users who have had apps …
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Google ramps up Android security, now scans all apps – GMA News


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Google ramps up Android security, now scans all apps
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In a blog post, Android security engineer Rich Cannings likened the move – which fortifies Android's "Verify apps" service layer – to fortifying a home's security system. "(W)e're rolling out a new enhancement which will now continually check devices
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