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Galaxy Note 7 catches the eye and more

The new Samsung phablet provides a full portfolio of security options that truly advance the Android cause for business

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3 ways websites get pwned -- and threaten you

Hackers are maliciously manipulating both sides of the web experience, but a little due diligence goes a long way to thwart them

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Edward Snowden has developed an iPhone case meant to kill surveillance

The concept device is designed to protect journalists from governments spying on their locations

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The makings of a man-in-the-middle attack

David Richardson, director of product at Lookout, walks us through this all-too-common attack

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Here's how secret voice commands could hijack your smartphone

A muffled voice buried in a YouTube video can take over your phone, researchers say

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Google fixes over 100 flaws in Android, many in chipset drivers

Manufacturers can choose between two patch levels, one dedicated to device-specific fixes

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10 cutting-edge tools that take endpoint security to a new level

The 10 products tested in this review go beyond proactive monitoring and endpoint protection and look more closely at threats

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Mobile ransomware use skyrockets, blocking access to phones

Kaspersky Lab has detected almost four times as many attacks on its Android customers compared to last year

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This Android malware can secretly root your phone and install programs

A new variant of the Godless malware can bypass security checks at app stores like Google Play

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Google focuses on hardware components in this month's Android patches

Third-party components like Qualcomm, Broadcom, and MediaTek dominated June's Android Security Bulletin

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US phone users least likely to switch after security breach

Slow updates by carriers and manufacturers are a long-standing problem, but survey shows that globally, 47 percent of consumers would switch carriers in the event of a security breach

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Google fails to fix Android's real update problem

The much-heralded auto-update feature in Android N will help only a handful of users

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Review: Hot new tools to fight insider threats

Fortscale protects traditional networks, Avanan works in the cloud, PFU systems focuses on mobile devices

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5 active mobile threats spoofing enterprise apps

Enterprise employees use mobile apps every day to get their jobs done, but when malicious actors start impersonating those apps, it spells trouble for IT departments everywhere. Here are 5 apps that masquerade as real apps.

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Microsoft kills off another chunk of its smartphone activities

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is focusing the company's smartphone efforts where it can differentiate

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FCC, FTC launch inquiry into smartphone security updates

The government is trying to see if security updates can land in consumer's phones faster

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Qualcomm flaw puts millions of Android devices at risk

Malicious apps could exploit the flaw to access Android users' SMS messages and call histories

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