The Heartbleed flaw, a hole in the OpenSSL software that enables two-thirds of websites to encrypt data, is also present in millions of Android devices, reports Ars Technica.
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Twitter has acquired Cover, an Android lock-screen app startup, for an undisclosed consideration, the Wall Street Journal reports.
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Malware on the Android is exploding, according to a new study, the Mobile Security Threat Report, unveiled by security firm Sophos last week at the Mobile World Congress.
40 percent of apps for Android pose security concerns as "either malicious, suspicious or unwanted," according to new research from the Webroot Research Team.
WatchDox has long tried to set it self apart from other online storage players, and is doing so again with a new, free mobile editor offering.
Shipments of smartphones running the Windows Phone operating system grew 69 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, making it the fastest growing smartphone platform, according to the latest stats from Canalys.