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Internal system broadcasts happening inside the Android OS expose sensitive user and device details that apps installed on the phone can access without the user's knowledge or permission.
A popular vendor of cell-site simulators (also known as IMSI catchers or stingray devices) has told a US Senator that its equipment may interfere with 911 emergency calls.
Google security researchers have revealed this week that the immensely popular Fortnite Android app is vulnerable to so-called man-in-the-disk (MitD) attacks.
Millions of mobile devices from eleven smartphone vendors are vulnerable to attacks carried out using AT commands, a team of security researchers has discovered.
The Australian government has banned Huawei and ZTE from providing hardware equipment for the country's 5G network, a Huawei spokesperson revealed today.
Security researchers from Bitdefender have discovered a new Android malware strain named Triout that comes equipped with intrusive spyware capabilities, such as the ability to record phone calls and steal pictures taken with the device.
Some of the most popular Android applications installed on your phone may be vulnerable to a new type of attack named "Man-in-the-Disk" that can grant a third-party app the ability to crash them and/or run malicious code.
Last week, at the DEF CON security conference held in Las Vegas, security researchers presented details about 47 vulnerabilities in the firmware and default apps of 25 Android smartphone models, 11 of which are also sold in the US.
Microsoft has just started the rollout of the Windows 10's Your Phone app for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring running the latest preview build that provides photo transfer functionality in Android.
Google has removed 145 Android apps infected with Windows malware from the official Play Store after a report from security researchers at Palo Alto Networks.
Google has updated the Play Store policy page this week to ban apps that mine cryptocurrencies on users' devices. "We don't allow apps that mine cryptocurrency on devices," the newly added policy entry reads.
The source code of a top-of-the-line Android banking trojan has been leaked online and has since rapidly spread in the malware community, worrying researchers that a new wave of malware campaigns may be in the works.
For the past year, Android malware authors have been increasingly relying on a solid trick for bypassing Google's security scans and sneaking malicious apps into the official Play Store.
The European Commission announced a fine against Google today of €4.34 billion ($5.04 billion) for breaking antitrust policies with Android.
Microsoft today released the July 2018 Office update for Android that brings the app to build 16.0.10325.20043.
While Microsoft is indeed thinking about new form factors, according to an interview with Microsoft's Surface head Panos Panay, a Surface Phone is not on the roadmap.
A thorough study of 17,260 Android apps reveals that while some apps may accidentally take screenshots of the user's screen and upload it online, there is no evidence to suggest that apps are secretly turning a phone's microphone or camera on to spy on device owners behind their backs.
A glitch in the latest version of the Samsung Messages texting app that comes pre-installed on all Samsung phones is sending random pictures to users' contacts.
A team of academics has published research yesterday that describes three attacks against the mobile communication standard LTE (Long-Term Evolution), also known as 4G.