Tag Archives: Android

Android: Preinstalled malware found on subsidized US smartphones

[German]Security researchers from Malwarebytes have found Malware on state-subsidized Android smartphones. The malware was pre-installed on the state sponsored devices. Advertising

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Android Privacy Vault Apps steals Data and Photos

[German]Security researchers from CyberNews warn about the use of Android Privacy Vault apps from the Google Play Store, which are promise to protect private data. But an analysis has shown that 30 so-called Privacy Vault apps misuse the entrusted data … Continue reading

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Android: Secret network of 27 app developers

[German]Security researchers have uncovered a secret network of 27 developers who have posted a total of 103 ‘potentially malicious’ apps with 69 million downloads on the Google Play Store. The apps have now been largely removed from the Play Store … Continue reading

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Google/Apple Covid 19 API: More answers

[German]Google and Apple plans to implement an API for a COVID 19 tracking system in Android and iOS. Now there is some more information about this project. Advertising

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Apple and Google cooperate on API for COVID 19 apps

[German]The two US companies Apple and Google are cooperating on the development of a Bluetooth API for a COVID 19 tracking system for Android and iOS. The two companies have just announced this. Advertising

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GitHub for Mobile released

[German]Another brief message for developers or users who use GitHub. The GitHub for Mobile app has been released in a stable version for Android and iOS. Features such as team communication, problem viewing and code merging are now natively available … Continue reading

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Bug in Googles Titan M Chip Firmware (CVE-2019-9465)

Short information about Google’s Pixel Smartphones. Since the Pixel 3 the devices contain a Titan M security chip. But it had a bug (vulnerability) in the firmware. Advertising

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First Android 11 Developer Preview released

[German]Google released the first developer preview of Android 11 a few hours ago. This is the Android version that is expected to be released in autumn 2020 with new Google pixel devices. Advertising

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Google kicks ToTok app out from Play Store for spying again…

[German]I just came across the news that Google has kicked the Android app ToTok (a chat program) out of the Google Play Store again because of spying features. There was something in December 2019, which I had reported about at … Continue reading

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Google I/O 2020 May 12-14

The Google developer conference Google I/O will be held this year from 12 to 14 May 2020. The conference venue will again be the Shoreline Amphitheater, located in Mountain View near Google’s headquarters, where Google has hosted the event in … Continue reading

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