It doesn't matter if you're using iOS, Android, Windows Phone or BlackBerry, these tips apply to every mobile device that connects to the Internet.
IBM researchers have discovered a critical security vulnerability in Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and below which could allow attackers to exfiltrate sensitive information - credentials, private keys - from vulnerable devices.
An unusual instance of a cloned banking app has been spotted on Google Play by Lookout researchers: the app steals only the users' ID, and leaves alone the password.
A team of researchers from Columbia University has downloaded and decompiled over 880,000 applications found on Google Play, and has discovered - among other things - that app developers often embed their secret authentication keys in the apps, which can lead to attackers stealing server resources or user data available through services such as Amazon Web Services or Facebook.
Cheap Android-based smartphones pre-installed with spyware are being distributed to European users, experts from German security vendor G Data are warning.