It's unfortunate, but true: we live in a world where even if we buy a brand new mobile phone, it's no guarantee that it's malware-free.
97% of the top 100 paid Android apps and 87% of the top 100 paid Apple iOS apps have been hacked, according to Arxan Technologies.
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.
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