Android has long been viewed as the less-secure mobile operating system compared to iOS, and Google's licensing changes to comply with the European Commission's anti-trust ruling can potentially make the ecosystem's overall security situation worse.
Android Debug Bridge is a debugging interface for developers troubleshooting faulty Android devices. Unfortunately, some vendors shipped devices with Android Debug Bridge enabled, which leaves these devices open for abuse.
Sen. Ron Wyden wants answers from the FCC on cellular network breaches and security.
The new Android Protected Confirmation API in Android P ensures that a human, not malware, is engaging with the app.
We tend to think of phone numbers as part of our identity, and that impression is reinforced when we use our phone numbers to register for mobile apps. For many mobile apps, however, phone number is a handy username. We are still looking for a proper identifier in the mobile world.