Performing a standard factory wipe on Android devices isn't enough to prevent their recovery.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken swipe at Android's Knox security, shortly after Google announced that it will be implementing more enterprise-centric security and management features to Android as part of what it called 'Android for Work.'
A roundup of the 5 hottest new apps of the past week.
The number of daily infected users worldwide climbed from below 12,000 in May to more than 16,000 at the end of June.
Most Android devices suffer from a security flaw that enables malware to make unauthorized phone calls, disrupt calls and execute codes that can access device functions and other unauthorized actions, warns IDG News Service.
While the battle over enterprise mobility dominance has been historically unpredictable, the main players are ever-refining their platforms to reach the top. Recent conferences from Apple and Google showed their plans for future iterations to further separate themselves from one another and lurking competitors, namely Microsoft and BlackBerry.
The I/O conference--Google's State of the Union for its various platforms--took place in San Francisco last week, and the time since has given experts a chance to unpack and reflect on the announcements and updates the company proffered.
Google this week took the wraps off Android L, its next-gen revamp of the Android platform. In addition to 64-bit support, the major software upgrade also introduces a cross-platform design language that brings a new, unified user interface to Android and Chrome OS.
Mobile devices are facing unprecedented levels and varieties of attacks, with 99 percent of new mobile malware threats targeting Android users. The result: smartphones that could be "ticking time bomb[s]."
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for June 23, including the professional athletes who are testing the iWatch, the ruling in Gemalto's case against Android makers, How Intel is trying to box out Qualcomm for providing iPhone baseband chips, the slip-up that revealed the Surface Mini and Amazon's plans to expand its appstore.