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Google Play anti-malware system has potential security hole, Google’s probably patching it now

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Summer has been quiet, so it looks like it’s time for the first Android scare of the season. This time, there’s actually a little bit of bite to the bark of researchers who have discovered a potentia…

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The problem with mobile security companies: lots of scare tactics, not enough value [OPINION]

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Maybe mobile anti-virus companies are charlatans after all. Google’s Chris DiBona infamously applied that label to companies selling mobile anti-virus software through fear-mongering, and Syman…

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Google reveals malware-scanning feature to screen Android Market apps

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In light of the many reports of alleged malware scares on Android, users might get the misconception that Google doesn’t care about Android security. The fact that so few of those scare ever involve the A…

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Android malware predicted to have a big year in 2012, says Lookout Mobile Security

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The rise of mobile malware has been an issue affecting mainly smartphones in Europe and Asia, but that’s likely to change next year according to Lookout Mobile Security. In its 2012 Mobile Threat Predic…

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Lookout Mobile Threat Report shows how shady developers distribute Android malware

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Android malware. It’s always popping up in the news yet it never seems to really be a widespread threat. Just a few hours ago, the Internet was abuzz with reports of malware that can secretly record phone c…

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