Category Archives: Android

Android PDF-Creator ‘Cam Scanner’ shipped with malware

[German]Nasty surprise for users of the Android app ‘Cam Scanner’, which is used to create PDF files from scans recorded by camera. The app is infected with malware. Advertising

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Will Android 10 be released on September 3, 2019?

Android 10 is the next version of the Google operating system, which is expected to be released in autumn 2019. Now there are media reports that the release will take place on September 3, 2019. The site Phoneline reports here … Continue reading

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Android Q will be Android 10

[German]The upcoming Android version, developed by Google under the code name Android Q, will be simply called Android 10. So Google is going to end naming new Android versions with the name of desserts or sweets. Android also gets a … Continue reading

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Seven Stalker apps removed from Google Play Store

[German]Google has removed 7 Android apps from the Play Store after a tip from Avast because they (as so-called stalker apps) illegally tracked the user. Here are some details. Advertising

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Malware Agent Smith Infects Android Apps

[German]Check Point security researchers have recently discovered a new variant of mobile malware called Agent Smith that infects Android apps through security vulnerabilities. Currently, about 25 million devices have been infected in silence. Advertising

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Android: Google offers European users the browser choice

[German]Google has begun to offer European users of Android devices a browser selection ad to the user. Here is some information about this. Advertising

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Google suspends cooperation with Huawei

Google (and other US companies) has suspended cooperation with chinese device manufacturer Huawei – due to a measure based on sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. Advertising

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Android: URL bug in Google Chrome 74.0.3729.157

[German]The current Android Chrome version 74.0.3729.157 browser app has an annoying behavior of the URL input box, I would call it a bug. When tapping the URL box, the search is started immediately and the search field of the browser … Continue reading

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Some Nokia 7 Plus devices sends data to China Mobile

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. Advertising

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Security updates for Android and iOS – a comparison

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. Advertising

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