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  1. Russian hacker gang robbed Russian banks with over one million hacked Android phones

    On Monday, Russian officials announced a successful series of raids against a hacking gang…

  2. Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading rapidly

    An Android malware is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks…

  3. Over 10 million Android phones reportedly infected with Chinese malware

    At least 10 million Android devices have been infected by malware called HummingBad…

  4. Apple’s revolutionary iPhone is nine years old – and still no significant malware outbreaks

    Apple started selling the Apple iPhone nine years ago today…

  5. Google’s flawed Android is essentially unfixable

    The search and mobile giant on Monday released its monthly round of Android security fixes…

  6. Google removes Android app made by the Taliban from its Play store

    Google has removed an app made by the Taliban from its Play store…

  7. Android malware hits Aussie bank customers, iOS users unaffected

    New malware that targets Android banking apps of Australia’s big banks has been detected…

  8. 85% of mobile device failures occur on Android, with Samsung leading the way

    The overwhelming majority of mobile device failures come from handsets running the Android operating system…

  9. Android’s weakness continues to undermine Google

    Android is a BlackBerry clone that was hastily rejiggered to mimic iPhone at the last minute. Obviously, mistakes were made and corners were cut…

  10. More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated, insecure operating system versions

    More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated versions of the mobile operating systems, leaving them highly susceptible to vulnerabilities such as Stagefright…

  11. Dangerous new zero-day flaw affects more than two-thirds of all Android devices

    If exploited, an attacker would be able to execute code and extract cached security data, which can include encryption and authentication keys…

  12. Android malware steals one-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking

    One-time passcodes, a crucial defense for online banking applications, are being intercepted by a malware program for Android…

  13. Apple’s kowtow to China undermines Obama’s tough talk on snooping or something

    US president Barack Obama was sharply critical of China’s newest security demands…

  14. Ex-NSA lawyer says encryption could ‘BlackBerry’ Apple and Google

    The battle over encryption of consumer internet users’ data…

  15. Edward Snowden’s privacy tips: ‘Get rid of Dropbox,” avoid Facebook and Google

    According to Edward Snowden, people who care about their privacy should stay away from Google, Facebook, and Dropbox…

  16. Apple’s iPhone encryption is a godsend, even if government snoops and cops hate it

    It took the upheaval of the Edward Snowden revelations to make clear to everyone…

  17. Short-timer U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder blasts Apple for protecting users’ privacy against government overreach

    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged Apple to preserve law-enforcement access to smartphones…

  18. Signaling post-Snowden era, Apple’s iPhone, iPad lock out N.S.A.

    This distinguishes Apple from companies that make a profit from collecting and selling users’ personal data to advertisers…

  19. What if Osama bin Laden had an iPhone?

    Apple’s decision to release a mobile operating system that is so thoroughly encrypted that the company cannot unlock its devices for authorities…

  20. FBI blasts Apple for protective users’ privacy by locking government, police out of iPhones and iPads

    FBI Director James B. Comey sharply criticized Apple on Thursday…

  21. Apple thinks different about privacy

    Your data is your data,not something to be monetized…

  22. Apple CEO Tim Cook ups privacy to new level, takes direct swipe at Google

    Unlike our competitors, Apple cannot bypass your passcode and therefore cannot access your personal data…

  23. Apple will no longer unlock most iPhones, iPads for government, police – even with search warrants

    Apple is making it impossible for the company to turn over data…

  24. Android apps booby-trapped to mine virtual cash

    Android apps that have been downloaded millions of times…

  25. French hacker admits stealing 500,000 euros from Android smartphone users

    A 20-year-old hacker has been arrested in northern France for spreading a virus via Android apps…

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