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Google Soon Informing Users About What Data Apps Collect

A small but important change is coming to your Android apps.  Soon you'll notice a new Data Safety section on the Google Play Store which will provide greater transparency about exactly what ...

Some Android Devices May Have Media File Security Vulnerability

Do you have an Android device?  Is it built around a Qualcomm or MediaTek chipset?  If you answered yes to both of those questions, be aware that researchers at Check Point have ...

Sharkbot Malware Found In Several Android Antivirus Apps

If you own an Android device, odds are excellent that your go-to source for apps of any kind is the Google Play Store.  That includes antivirus apps to help keep your device ...

This Android Malware Will Steal Your Facebook Credentials

Do you have an Android device?  Even if you don't, you know someone who does. Google is incredibly good at spotting poisoned copies of apps on its Play Store and getting rid ...

Chromebook Users Will Get New Tools And Features Soon

Do you own a Chromebook?  If so, be aware that version 100 of the Chrome OS and Chrome Browser boasts a new launcher.  Simply press the "Everything" button which is located on ...

Google Play Store Is Seeing More Trojan Style Malware

A security researcher who goes by the name "Dr. Web" has been tracking a suspicious increase in Trojan infiltration emanating from the Google Play Store. It is not currently known whether a ...

New Archive Feature Helps Mobile Users Save Space

The problem with smartphones is that they eventually run out of room.  Honestly it's a wonder the issue isn't even bigger than it is.  After all, miniaturization isn't cheap but smartphone manufacturers ...

Google Messages Users On Android Get New Features

Do you use Google Messages?  If so, there's good news!  In recent months, the company has taken steps to bridge the Windows and iOS ecosystems the Android ecosystems and the iOS ecosystems. ...

Android Users Need To Watch Out For Teabot Trojan

If you have smart devices in the Android ecosystem, there's a new threat to be aware of in the form of a malware strain called Teabot.  This bit of malicious code is ...

New Android Malware Steals Data And Factory Resets Phones

BRATA malware was first spotted in the wilds by Kaspersky back in 2019. Its earliest incarnation saw it targeting e-banking users and it was designed to steal banking and login credentials of ...