Antivirus Companies Now Flag Malware China Installs on Tourists’ Phones
After a collaborative investigation found Chinese authorities were planting malware on the phones of travellers, Symantec, Malwarebytes and other cybersecurity firms have updated their products.
The Open Source Project That Keeps Google's Hands Off Your Android Data
MicroG gives users control over what data is used, where, when, and how.
Trump’s Sanctions on China Are Making Huawei Phones Less Secure
Google is shutting down its business relationship with Huawei. What does this mean for the security of your Huawei devices?
Major Vulnerability Potentially Impacted 150 Million Smartphone Users Worldwide
Researchers discovered a since-patched vulnerability in an app pre-installed on smartphones made by Xiaomi.
Kaspersky Lab Will Now Alert Users to 'Stalkerware' Used In Domestic Abuse
Antivirus company Kaspersky Lab announced that its Android security product will now mark all stalkerware apps as malware, prompting users to delete them.
Prosecutors Launch Investigation Into Company That Put Malware on Google Play Store
Italian government authorities have launched an inquiry into eSurv, a company that made spyware apps that it concealed as legitimate and innocuous-looking apps on the Google Play Store.
How Google Tracks Hackers
This week, CYBER speaks to Shane Huntley, the Director of Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG), essentially Google's hacker hunting team.
Head of Android Security Says Locking Out Law Enforcement Is an ‘Unintended Side Effect’
Google is taking steps to make it harder for someone to push a malicious update that disables the security features on an Android phone.
The Last Independent Mobile OS
Alternative mobile operating systems have come and gone over the years, but only Sailfish has survived the iOS and Android duopoly.
Watch Android Malware Automatically Steal 1,000 Euros From a PayPal Account in Seconds
A new banking malware for Android phones allows criminals to take over control of PayPal and steal money.
Delete All Your Apps
It's not just Facebook: Android and iOS’s App Stores have incentivized an app economy where free apps make money by selling your personal data and location history to advertisers.
The Weakest Link
How to Securely Get Rid of Your Devices
How to clean out that drawer of old phones, laptops, and hard drives without having to worry about someone getting their hands on your data.