Articles Tagged with Security

100k Google Android Apps Pose Potensial Security Risk: Bit9 Report

Ragini Khanna Nov 20, 2012

A mobile security report from security vendor Bit9 said that 100,000 applications it examined on Google Play were questionable or suspicious due to the types of permissions they requested, the reputation of the application's publisher and other factors.

Security vendor Bit9 classified more than 100,000 applications on Google Play as "questionable" or "suspicious" in a new report that the company said underscores the sometimes overlooked risks posed by permission-hungry applications.

Bit9's criteria for defining an application as "questionable" or "suspicious" included permissions requested by the application, categorization of the application, user rating, number of downloads and the reputation of the application's publisher.

In its examination ...

Mobile Phone Security

Ragini Khanna May 15, 2011

Advancement in technology where make you mobile there rises some serious mobile phone security issues as well. While you are mobile phone with some positive purpose like on a business trip there might be someone else mobile phone with negative intention to harm you. You don’t know where and how you get loss to your data within your mobile phone, but you can take precautionary measurements to secure your mobile phone important data or personal possessions.

When you are away from your home with mobile device like mobile, laptop or iPod you are exposed to the danger. It is your duty to take some precautionary measurements for securing mobile phone data if you are mobile. There are some different aspects you have to consider as to what and how should be secure.

It is your first and foremost duty to think what are the important information and data you don't want to leak out. This information could be;