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Government asks Chinese smartphone makers to outline security and privacy features used in devices
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Government asks Chinese smartphone makers to outline security and privacy features used in devices

The directive for checking smartphone privacy and security features comes amid standoff between India and China over Doklam.

It takes just five attempts to break into Android-powered pattern-locked devices
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It takes just five attempts to break into Android-powered pattern-locked devices

If 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.

Encryption on smartphones poses challenge to law enforcement: Prasad
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Encryption on smartphones poses challenge to law enforcement: Prasad

As Apple slugs it out with FBI on privacy issues, India Friday said strong encryption technology to secure data and communications in smartphones, including those made by the US-based firm, is a challenge for law enforcement agencies.

Smartphone security to get a shot in the arm with new ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, say researchers
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Smartphone security to get a shot in the arm with new ultrasonic fingerprint sensors, say researchers

A new 3D imaging technique of fingerprints through an ultrasonic sensor promises to take the security of smartphones to another level.

Eric Schmidt calls Android more secure than iPhone
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Eric Schmidt calls Android more secure than iPhone

Whenever an argument breaks out on which platform is better between iOS and Android, one of the key points of debate is always security...

5 Free antivirus apps to keep your Android smartphone malware-free
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5 Free antivirus apps to keep your Android smartphone malware-free

The vulnerability of this popular platform is exactly why Android users must invest in some research and pick a good anti-virus application for their devices.

Google releases fix to OEMs for major Android loophole
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Google releases fix to OEMs for major Android loophole

Guys at Bluebox’s Security research have discovered a gaping hole in Android’s security model that can exploited by hackers to convert genuine apps

Wi-Fi vulnerability found in iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices
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Wi-Fi vulnerability found in iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices

Mobile phone security is a big concern in this day and age when everyone has a smartphone that they have grown dependent on. According to Help Net Security,

US Department of Defense denies dumping BlackBerry for iPhones
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US Department of Defense denies dumping BlackBerry for iPhones

Reports yesterday morning said that the United States Department of Defense (DoD) has ended support for their employees’ BlackBerry devices. However, the

China's Huawei criticizes US security complaints
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China's Huawei criticizes US security complaints

Chinese tech giant Huawei on Monday criticized U.S. claims the company might be a security risk as trade protectionism that harms consumers...

McAfee issues tips for consumers to secure their devices
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McAfee issues tips for consumers to secure their devices

In its official statement, McAfee is advising consumers to live their digital life more confidently by issuing tips to help consumers secure these devices...

Vodafone launches security solution for smartphones
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Vodafone launches security solution for smartphones

Vodafone India today launched Secure Device Manager, for its corporate clients which will allow enterprises to secure company data on mobile handsets and tablet PCs of their employees.

Vodafone launches security solution for smartphones
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Vodafone launches security solution for smartphones

Vodafone India today launched Secure Device Manager, for its corporate clients which will allow enterprises to secure company data on mobile handsets and tablet PCs of their employees.

Newly discovered Android security flaw can delete all data
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Newly discovered Android security flaw can delete all data

The security flaw makes it possible for hackers to access data stored in the phone by simply sending an SMS or by prodding the user to visit a suspicious URL.

Report predicts rise in malware, 95 pct of smartphones, tablets vulnerable
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Report predicts rise in malware, 95 pct of smartphones, tablets vulnerable

A new report from Juniper Research has found that only 5 percent of smartphones and tablet devices globally come with security software installed...