Openness is loved by android users, but the idea spreads fast into the Malware coders mind. The DroidDream app recently took Google by surprise: the app simply wipes off your phone, takes your data.
Protection will be available first to Google Apps Premiere, Government, and Education edition users, at no extra charge.
Rumors of discussions for a deal where Verizon would give advantage to Google content in return for payment have since been clarified.
Google, however, says SMobile Systems' report has problems.
With or without our knowing it, we leave bits of information here an there when surfing the Net, bits that when put together may reveal a lot more than you would think.
Google now redirects Chinese users to the uncensored google.com.hk but the government blocks "inappropriate" content.
Researchers show in a recent paper how typosquatting activities generate large amounts of money using popular trademarks.
The cyber threat at the origin of attacks against Google and others is still at large, but security experts are slowly finding patterns that will reveal the identity of its creator.
Following U.S. Secretary of Defense Hillary Clinton's speech on freedom of access to information and the attacks against Google, the Chinese government responded in an offuscated manner.
Joe Stewart of SecureWorks found evidence that the December attacks against Google did come from China.