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- July 29, 2016
Google details how it is improving Android security with better memory protections and reduction of the attack surface of the Linux kernel.
- July 07, 2016
Vulnerabilities on devices with Qualcomm chipsets can allow Android full-disk encryption to be bypassed by malicious actors or law enforcement.
- June 03, 2016
Roundup: The new SandJacking attack technique allows attackers with physical access to iOS devices to install rogue apps. Plus, more on medical software security and Privacy Shield obstacles.
- May 24, 2016
Google unveiled the next version of its mobile OS, and Android N security will be improved in a few ways, although Google still can't fix OS updates.
- May 18, 2016
New research claims more than 95% of Android devices are vulnerable to clickjacking attacks, but the true danger may not be that severe.
- April 14, 2016
The much-hyped Badlock bug is still important to patch, but raised issues with celebrity vulnerability promotion and responsible disclosure of security vulnerabilities.
- April 01, 2016
Roundup: After the Apple-FBI suit, ACLU reports U.S. ramping up crypto wars with All Writs suits for at least 63 iOS, Android devices; Senator Wyden stands up for strong crypto.
- March 29, 2016
The DOJ found a successful iPhone crack to access the San Bernardino, Calif., terrorist's device and dropped the pending legal action against Apple, but only in that one case.
- March 24, 2016
The FBI iPhone backdoor case was put on hold temporarily, as reports surfaced of a possible hack that would allow FBI access without the help of Apple.
- March 18, 2016
The rhetoric about the iPhone backdoor from Apple and the FBI has gotten more intense as Apple challenged the FBI in court by calling its motion unconstitutional.
- February 26, 2016
The public debate surrounding the iPhone backdoor case heats up; Apple and the FBI clarify their messages; and Apple gets legal support from major tech companies.
- January 21, 2016
A newly found Linux kernel vulnerability has garnered big headlines. Google said the risk to Android has been overstated, and experts are unsure about the danger to the wider Linux ecosystem.
- January 06, 2016
Silent Circle has patched a critical modem vulnerability in its first-generation Blackphone to prevent phone hijacking by attackers.
- October 16, 2015
News roundup: FBI issues a public service announcement about EMV chip-and-signature cards. Plus: bumper crop of OS X malware in 2015; phishing sites with authenticated certificates and more.
- August 07, 2015
News roundup: ICANN confirmed its members' credentials were stolen Wednesday, forcing the nonprofit to enforce a site-wide password reset. Plus: VPN provider being used for APTs; Thunderstrike strikes again; Windows 10 security in its first week.