We’re always protecting our devices and the content inside them from the big, bad wolves. It’s government, it’s hackers and it’s all annoying. But while the Stagefright exploits are taking the spotlight at the moment, it’s important to remember that there are plenty of other worries out there, waiting to be picked up on.
Lookout Security picked up on three worries within Android that have altogether affected over 20,000 applications. They are trojans that have been found in ten countries including the United States, Germany, India, Brazil and [...]
Phone unlocking, to be clear, is legal in the United States if the phone in question is out of a service contract. Even though some companies have a hard time of coping with this reality, it’s codefied law of the land here. But what AT&T accuses three former employees, one owner of an unlocked phone resale company and 50 unnamed people of doing definitely raises some eyebrows.
In the case filed in Seattle US District Court, the ex-AT&T staff allegedly installed malware onto a Seattle-area’s AT&T store’s computers that was able to compromise the [...]