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May 09, 2019
Google's security and privacy upgrades to Android are mostly forward-thinking changes, readying for a future that is inevitable but unclear, rather than ways to improve security today.
February 15, 2019
Google this week attributed security improvements in Google Play to both automated processes and human reviewers. The improvements include stopping bad apps from being published.
December 27, 2018
A new Malwarebytes report examines Sorebrect, a fileless ransomware threat that's been detected in the U.S. this year, as well as with three other fileless attacks.
December 07, 2018
New email messages revealed that Facebook app permissions were carefully implemented to avoid alerting users to the fact that the Android app was gathering call log and SMS data.
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