security Stories May 11

Updates are easily the biggest problem facing the Android ecosystem, and Google is working hard to fix that. Project Treble has proven that it’s capable of making updates easier, and now Google is stepping up requirements for OEMs when it comes to security patches.

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security Stories April 26

Google will make 3rd-party logins more secure in May with a new account verification feature

Google takes security very seriously, especially when it comes to logging in to your account. Today, the company has announced a new sign-in feature that should help out with upping the security even further.

security Stories April 12

Updates on Android have long been a mess. Despite Google’s best efforts to improve security and make updates easier for everyone, it’s rare that an OEM can actually keep up with everything Google is doing. According to a new report, though, some have just been saying they’re up to date, without actually putting in the work…

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security Stories April 2

ACLU & others call for tech companies – including Google – to sign four-point ‘security pledge’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and six other campaign groups have responded to the Facebook privacy controversy by calling on tech companies to sign a ‘security pledge.’ The pledge asks companies to make four promises to their customers and users …

security Stories March 23

Crashing apps happen on all platforms, but on Android, they can be more common because of the numbers of variables developers have to work around. To get data on why an app is crashing, developers often collect crash reports once the user reopens an app. However, some developers are getting a warning from Google to change the way those reports are being collected…

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security Stories March 21

Director of Information Security Engineering leaves Google as industry-wide privacy concerns grow

Google has lost a member of its Information Security team. These past few weeks have been a tumultuous time in terms of Information Security, with recent allegations against Facebook including the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but it’s unclear the reasoning behind his departure.

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