A recent study of Android apps on Google Play will do nothing to ease data security concerns of IT security pros about BYOD. The Pew Research Center studied more than 1 million apps on Google Play and found that they seek a total of more than 235 different permissions from users.
A security vulnerability in the TeamView remote support tool for Android was apparently discovered by an independent developer, who used it in his screen recording app.
Mobile app development firm Xamarin is making its app development software interoperable with IBM MobileFirst Protect, Big Blue's enterprise mobility management platform, to enable enterprises to develop, deploy and manage apps in a secure environment, the company announced this week.
Millions of popular Android apps are vulnerable to an OpenSSL vulnerability known as FREAK, warned a researcher from security firm FireEye.
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 has taken its Ship.io continuous integration solution for mobile developers out of its public beta phase and launched general availability.
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 documents show that Google is steadily tightening the requirements for its partners--such as device maker Samsung--to build Android smartphones.
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.
Google unveils the first Android apps that will run directly on a Chromebook device, promises more to come in the months ahead.