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Freaking out about Android apps vulnerable to FREAK attack

Millions of popular Android apps are vulnerable to an OpenSSL vulnerability known as FREAK, warned a researcher from security firm FireEye.

Mobile security is not about malware

As mobile devices and apps flood the enterprise, many IT teams are becoming obsessed with keeping mobile malware off of devices and networks. But this is the wrong focus, said Andrew Hoog, CEO and founder of mobile security firm NowSecure. It's not mobile malware, but mobile apps that leak sensitive data that should be the focus of enterprise IT teams.

Electric Cloud takes continuous integration to mobile app development with Ship.io GA

Electric Cloud has taken its Ship.io continuous integration solution for mobile developers out of its public beta phase and launched general availability.

Spotlight: Google launches handwriting tool for Android apps

Google unveiled Wednesday handwriting input for Android apps, which enables users to handwrite text and emojis into any Android app in 82 languages and using 20 distinct scripts.

Leaked document shows Google working to stymie Samsung's growing clout over Android

Leaked documents show that Google is steadily tightening the requirements for its partners--such as device maker Samsung--to build Android smartphones.

Hack opens the door to running Android apps on Windows, Mac

A developer has come up with a way to use Google's "App Runtime for Chrome" development to run Android apps on the major desktop operating systems.

First Android apps arrive on Chromebooks

Google unveils the first Android apps that will run directly on a Chromebook device, promises more to come in the months ahead.

Android Fake ID flaw increases BYOD risks

The Android Fake ID flaw could open up enterprises that allow BYOD to malware that impersonate trusted apps, steal confidential information and fool mobile device management software.

Research project Cider brings iOS apps to Android

Six PhD students at Columbia University's Department of Computer Science have taken the wraps off Project Cider, which they bill as an "OS compatibility architecture" that allows iOS apps to run on an Android device. The team released a proof-of-concept video that shows iOS apps such as Apple's iBooks running on a Nexus 7 tablet.

News Scan: Riskiest mobile apps; Ambient intelligence coming; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for March 18, including what apps are the riskiest to use, the future of ambient intelligence, the incoming boom for the mobile wallet market, how CMOs plan to use mobile to reach their audience and what the entertainment industry plans to use location-based marketing for.