Looking for an Android-based tablet for your child but don't know which one to choose? If you are concerned about the security of your child's data - as you should be - and about the device's protection against random hackers, Bluebox Security has just released a review of the nine most popular Android tablet models aimed specifically at children:Nabi 2iDeaPLAYKurio 7sSmartab 7”ProntoTec 7” WiMoContixo Kids 7”iRulu Kid Pad 7”Orbo Jr.Sprout Channel Cubby.The company tested the devices with their own Trustable app and a combination of three malware scanners.
McAfee Labs researchers found that mobile app providers have been slow to address the most basic SSL vulnerabilities: improper digital certificate chain validation.
A new Android Trojan that tricks users into believing they have shut their device down while it continues working, and is able to silently make calls, send messages, take photos and perform many other tasks, has been discovered and analyzed by AVG researchers.
Mobile crypto-ransomware Simplocker has evolved, and returning the encrypted files to their unencrypted state is no longer easy as it was.
Android users are in danger of getting malicious apps silently installed on their devices by attackers, warns Rapid7's Tod Beardsley, technical lead for the Metasploit Framework.
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