Posts Tagged ‘Android’

Could Android be safe from a WannaCry-like attack

The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft’s crucial security patches. Millions of devices that are stuck on older versions of an operating system and don’t have access to the latest updates. Only 7.1 percent of its 1 billion […]

Microsoft’s PowerApps To Disrupt Enterprise Mobile App Development Market

Microsoft launched a new enterprise service called PowerApps that empowers users (employees of businesses) to create mobile apps (they need), connect to existing business systems in a secure way and easily share newly developed apps with coworkers. This is significant considering that over 2.1 billion mobile units will be sold by 2019 and that enterprise mobile apps […]

Android app malware rates jump 40 percent

Mobile malware in the Android ecosystem has grown by over 40 percent in the past few months, researchers say. A new report issued by Trend Micro (.pdf) says that high-risk, malicious app rates on the Google Android operating system rose to 718,000 at the end of the second quarter in comparison to 509,000 in the […]