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  • Google starts warning users about deceptive downloads

    15.08.2014

    Google has announced a welcome change to its Safe Browsing service: starting next week, Google Chrome will also warn users about attempts to make them download software that can adversely affect their Internet browsing.

  • Mac adware removal tool

    15.05.2014

    Bitdefender has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove adware such as Genieo that can alter users’ search results, inject ads and monitor visited web sites.

  • Ad-pushers buy Chrome add-ons, update them to inject ads

    20.01.2014

    Google has a new problem: original add-on developers are being bought out by ad firms and their creations equipped with code serving ads to unsuspecting users.

  • Fake AVG AV apps offered on Google Play

    10.09.2013

    However hard Google works to prevent malicious apps from being offered on Google Play, its official online Android market, some always get through.

  • Aggressive Android adware masquerading as Wi-Fi password cracking app

    04.07.2013

    Statistics say that Android malware and aggressive adware is on the rise, so the fact that researchers occasionally find some of it on legitimate online app markets should not come as a surprise to anyone.




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Researchers track Android users by collecting accelerator readings

A group of researchers have demonstrated that Android users' movements can be tracked by simply analyzing the data provided by the devices' accelerometers and orientation sensors.


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