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Researchers have found multiple holes in Android phones’ permissions-based security that would allow a hacker to snatch data, monitor geolocation, send SMS messages, and even eavesdrop on conversations. A group of security researchers from North Carolina State University found the glitches in eight handsets from HTC, Motorola, Samsung and Google. The researchers found “explicit capability […]

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Google is offering to stop mapping wireless access point location data, granting network owners worldwide the choice to opt out from its Wi-Fi geolocation mapping. This move follows a decision by the Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) that the process is in violation of laws in the Netherlands. Google feeds this data into its location […]

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Here’s the latest of our malware wallpaper calendars. 1280×800 | 1680×1050 | 1920×1200 | 2560×1600 This month marks the anniversary of the appearance of Cabir, the first malware for mobile phones. This worm – a proof-of-concept worm created by ‘Vallez’, a member of the virus writing group 29A – was designed to infect devices running […]

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