Category Archives: Android
A nasty story about Nokia: Owners of som eNokia 7 Plus phones has had their activation data sent to the mobile network operator China Mobile. Also switching the device on, transfers data.
As an owner of an Android or iOS mobile device, you get a certain amount of security updates. If you are questions which platform is better suited for security patches, here’s a small overview might help you.
Android file manager ES File Explorer has a vulnerability that put 100 Million Users’ Data at Risk. A hidden web server runs always in background.
Surprise: The Samsung Galaxy S7 is also affected by the meltdown vulnerability, although no Intel CPU is working there. This was announced to Reuters by security researchers from the University of Graz. Researchers Daniel Gruss, Moritz Lipp and Michael Schwarz … Continue reading
[German]Google announced on August 6, 2018, Android 9.0 and released it for the Google Pixel. The name of the new Android 9.0 version is a surprise: It has become Android Pie.
[German]Android x86 is designed to run on Intel CPUs Android x86 is (Windows PCs) and is maintained by the Android x86 project. On June 18, 2018 the Android x86 project announced the release candidate 1 of Android x86 8.1.
Users of an Android or iOS device who are using the Groove Music apps need to look for an alternative. Microsoft has withdrawn the app from Google and Apple store and will retire Groove Music on December 1st 2018.
A rather odd bug in Android gives Google the possibility to access text messages from Android devices. A user has found that out by accident.
[German]Security provider Avast raises an alarm: Android devices are shipped with pre-installed malware. Thousands of users around the globe are affected by mobile adware being delivered on brand new devices.
[German]Avast security researchers have discovered two new crypto-mining apps in the Google Play Store that secretly mining Monero crypto currency on aa infected smartphone.