Lookout said BadNews concealed its true identity by initially acting as an “innocent, if somewhat aggressive, advertising network”. In this guise it sent users news and information about other infected apps, and prompted people to install other programmes.
Millions of people are using Android apps that can be tricked into revealing personal data, research indicates. Share/Save
Analysts say digital giants’ advertising spend will be on a scale not seen ‘outside presidential elections’ Share/Save
Take a visual look at the differences between major Android OS releases. Share/Save
Choosing a new device like a new phone or tablet should be fun, but there’s so many choices it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re tempted by an Android device, or if you’ve just bought one and want to get the most out of it, you’ll need to know more than [...]
Google is attempting to crack down on rogue mobile apps on its Android platform with stricter guidelines for developers. The measures include a ban on using icons that are “confusingly similar” to that of existing products. Share/Save
Canonical has revealed Ubuntu for Android, a dual-OS concept that allows a smartphone to be used as a desktop when docked.