Choosing the Right Security App for Your Android Smartphone

Choosing the Right Security App for Your Android Smartphone

Android devices have revolutionized the way we live. Android based Smartphones are helping in both personal and professional lives. Most of the tasks performed on the computer are being performed through Smartphones as well. The key strength of Android phones is the versatility of applications besides sheer processing powers and memory capacities. As the popularity of Android has grown over […]

     
 
 

Face Unlock in Android – Security Improvement or Just Novelty?

Face Unlock in Android – Security Improvement or Just Novelty?

As you all know, Google released the source code of their new OS, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, on November 19, featured on the new Nexus Prime. The new OS from Google is packed full with features and advances in security and in future updates, with all the kinks ironed out, these features could pave the way for better mobile […]

     
 
 

How to Detect and Avoid Trojans Infecting Your Android Smartphone or Tablet

How to Detect and Avoid Trojans Infecting Your Android Smartphone or Tablet

Just a week ago, reports were talking about an Android Trojan that was capable of recording phone conversations, storing the recordings on the device‚Äôs SD card. The malware also included a configuration file with information on a remote server and settings used by the Trojan. Apparently, malware targeting Android devices is getting bigger every day. A recent report from Lookout […]

     
 
 

Why Security Threats to Smartphone Users are on the Rise

Why Security Threats to Smartphone Users are on the Rise

Guest Post by Fergal Glynn. It’s in the news more and more. The number of viruses, malware, and a number of other ‘virtual illnesses‘ affecting smartphones has already caused billions of dollars in damage. In fact, a recent study by Juniper Networks estimates malware attacks on Android have increased by 400%. But why the sudden interest? They’re a better target, […]

     
 
 

Ultimate List of Android Security Apps

Ultimate List of Android Security Apps

Google’s Android OS is growing at a rapid pace and is expected to be the most widely used smartphone OS in 2011. Being an open source software has its advantages as well as disadvantages. The main disadvantage being susceptible to hackers and other dangerous stuffs. You have every reason to secure your Android device and we tell you how. Android […]