China-based hackers targeted diplomats and ministries of foreign affairs with espionage malware during the G20 Summit in Russia.
Google has removed a pivotal privacy feature from its Android operating system that gave users the ability to deny permissions in and regulate information collection attempts by installed applications.
One good way to measure the popularity of an emerging technology or trend is to see how much attention attackers and malware authors are paying it. Using that as a yardstick, Bitcoin is moving its way up the charts in a hurry.
Google has patched a previously disclosed issue in its Nexus line of phones that could have opened a user up to a nasty series of SMS-based denial of service attacks.
The makers of a popular Android flashlight application have settled with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that they covertly tracked the locations of the “Brightest Flashlight Free” users and sold that information to advertising firms.