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Facebook sues app developers for data misuse

Facebook initiated legal proceedings against app developers in the UK and the US for alleged …

WhatsApp tipped for NSO Group legal win

Facebook’s messaging service WhatsApp was deemed to be a step closer to winning a lawsuit …

Android devices most vulnerable to Wi-Fi security flaw

Researchers unveiled a newly discovered security flaw allowing hackers to eavesdrop on Wi-Fi traffic sent …

Compromised ad SDK found in 500 Google Play apps

An advertising software development kit (SDK) called Igexin, which can spy on users through otherwise …

Google blocks 20 Lipizzan spyware apps

Google said it found 20 Lipizzan spyware apps on the Play Store “distributed in a …

Security must be built into apps from the start

Security must be considered at the initial app development stage, because as the market matures any flaws …

BullGuard CEO warns of rising mobile malware threats

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The biggest threat to mobile users, particularly those on the Android platform, is …

Mobile malware at all-time high, says Nokia

The rate of mobile device malware infections increased 63 per cent in the second half …

Malware attacks over 1M Google accounts

Malware called Gooligan breached the security of more than 1 million Google accounts, initially spreading through “tens of …

Android banking apps face trojan app threat

Researchers at security company FireEye identified Android trojan apps designed to “imitate the legitimate apps of 33 financial management institutions and service providers” in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.