The researchers who discovered a serious vulnerability in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean that enables a malicious app to disable the security locks on a vulnerable device have published a proof-of-concept app that exploits the bug, as well as source code for the app.
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There is a vulnerability in Android 4.3 Jelly Bean that enables a malicious app to disable all of the security locks on a given device, leaving it open to further attacks.
A researcher in Israel disclosed details on a Google account recovery vulnerability that was recently patched by the company.
Google will shell out $17 million to settle charges it violated Safari users’ privacy by dropping cookies on their machines without their consent.
Google has expanded the bounds of its Patch Rewards Program to include open source components of Android, Apache, Sendmail, OpenVPN and other services.
Google announced today it has completed upgrading all of its SSL certificates to 2048-bit RSA or better, up from 1024.
Microsoft and Google are cooperating in an effort to make it much more difficult for child predators to find illegal images online by blocking search results for about 100,000 search terms. The companies also are collaborating on methods to better identify illegal abuse images and remove them more quickly. Both Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit and[...]
In the first six months of this year, Google received seven wiretap orders from the United States government and complied with all of them. The company also received 207 pen register requests in the same period and complied with 89 percent of them, according to Google’s new transparency report. The company’s latest report reveals a[...]
A new study from North Carolina State University has confirmed that when Android phone manufacturers customize devices with special preloaded software, apps and code it has a direct affect on the security of each device.
Google is panning to add a new feature to its Chrome browser that will block malicious downloads automatically, helping to prevent drive-by downloads and the kind of malware that rides along with supposedly legitimate software.