Latest News on Android Security
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Oct 28, 2018
Google mandates OEMS to push out Android security updates for at least two yearsPenalties levied against vendors who fail to meet the contract requirements are yet to be known.
Oct 14, 2018
Google cloud backups on Android Pie are encrypted with your lock screen passwordTo ensure full security, Google hired security firm NCC Group to perform a full audit of the system.
Aug 10, 2017
Google Play Protect unifies security features in Android; server-side update starts rolling-outGoogle Play Protect was announced at Google I/O in May, but missed headlines at the time because of it being just a rebrand of Android's security features.
Mar 23, 2017
Nearly 10 million Android devices have Potentially Harmful Apps says Annual Android security reportAbout 0.71 percent of all Android devices had PHAs installed at the end of 2016, which was 0.5 percent in the beginning of 2015.
Mar 16, 2017
This security flaw could allow attackers to take over millions of Whatsapp accountsCheck Point Software Technologies said that it alerted Telegram and Facebook-owned WhatsApp last week, before making it public.
Jan 27, 2017
Donald Trump's unsecured Android phone can be turned into a spy cam: Security AnalystDonald Trump’s Android phone is a “consumer” device and easily vulnerable to hacks.
Jan 24, 2017
It takes just five attempts to break into Android-powered pattern-locked devicesIf you think that the popular pattern lock system in Android smartphones is the best option to safeguard your device, you are mistaken as security researchers have found that it takes just five attempts to break into Android devices.
Dec 23, 2016
Norton Mobile Security for Android launched with automatic security and privacy analysis featuresNorton by Symantec on Friday launched a latest version of its flagship mobile solutions "Norton Mobile Security for Android", featuring a "Report Card" that provides automatic security and privacy analysis and reveals where data travels.
Nov 02, 2016
Android is now as secure as the iPhone: Google Security EngineerIn a recent interview talking about the level of security, Adrian Ludwig, the director of security at Android told Motherboard that the Google Pixel and the iPhone are equal when it comes to security.
Jun 17, 2016
Google's Android Security Rewards program has given out $550,000 this yearWhile it may worry many Android users as to how there are so many exploits to begin with, Google seems pretty happy with the success of the program.