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12 Nov
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted Nigerians to a new malware specifically attacking Android devices.
28 Sep 2020
Researchers from ZScaler have warned Android smartphone users about 16 apps that can steal SMS messages, contact lists and device information. The research showed that the apps contain a type of malware called Joker. In a blog about the findings, ZScaler researcher Viral Gandhi explained: “Joker is one of the most prominent malware families that…
22 Aug 2020
Researchers from Sophos have warned about a new batch of apps that contain dangerous ‘fleeceware', and could scam you out of thousands. From Google to Samsung, Android smartphones are some of the most popular handheld devices around the world. Sophos uncovered 23 apps that violate the Google Play Store’s new app policies as reported by…
12 Dec 2019
Warmer temperatures almost always mean you will be going out more often and it is a given that your phone(s) will be your number one companion. While we stay careful enough to take precautions against sun damage on our skin when out in the heat, ensure you protect your phone as well to avoid overheating.…
21 Aug 2019
Governments across the world are deliberating over securing their digital footprint and sensitive data from New-Age hackers, and an end-to-end, reliable and trustworthy operation system (OS) beyond Android or iOS is top of their minds.
20 May 2019
US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat.
18 Jul 2018
Google is prepared to be hit with a huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that could spark new tensions between Brussels and Washington. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager spoke by telephone with Google chief Sundar Pichai on Tuesday night to tell him about the decision…
17 Jul 2018
The EU is set to fine US internet giant Google several billion euros this week for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system, sources said, in a ruling that risks fresh tensions with Washington.
20 Aug 2017
During a recent outing to a fancy restaurant, Andy Rubin spotted an all-too-familiar tableau: a couple on what seemed to be a first date taking pictures of their food and then losing themselves in their smartphones for the next 10 minutes. Rubin is partly responsible for this antisocial behavior; he helped create Android, which powers…
31 May 2017
A creator of the Android software powering most of the world's smartphones stepped into the competitive hardware market on Tuesday with a new handset called Essential.
7 Mar 2017
The CIA can turn your TV into a listening device, bypass popular encryption apps, and possibly control your car, according to a trove of documents published by WikiLeaks Tuesday which it said came from the US spy agency.
1 Dec 2016
Malicious software designed to attack Android smartphones has breached the accounts of more than a million Google users, security researchers said Wednesday.

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