The Mobile Pwn2Own 2014 hacking competition, held at the PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo, Japan, was concluded on Thursday, and not one of the targeted phones has survived completely unscathed.
In their quest to make users, the Internet, and digital devices in general more secure, a number of big Internet companies have recently announced a new collaboration that will focus on making open source projects "easier for everyone".
A group of German researchers have audited TextSecure, the popular open source encrypted messaging application for Android, and the news is good.
A malicious dialler disguised as an application for adults could become a big problem for Android users, as the malware systematically removes traces of itself from the phone and makes deinstallation impossible through normal means, Dr.
A new variant of the Android malware Koler now spreads by text message and holds infected usersí phones hostage until a ransom is paid.
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