Android

Android Threats Growing

The Android threat landscape is growing in both size and complexity with cybercriminals adopting new distribution methods and building Android-focused malware services, according to a report from Finnish security vendor F-Secure.

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9239188/Android_threats_growing_in_number_and_complexity_report_says

Blackberry Messenger moves to iPhone and Android

Lots of news around BlackBerry in today’s roundup. Not only is BlackBerry expanding the popular Messenger service as an app for Android and iOS, but it also is giving Messenger a social-media twist with BBM Channel http://news.cnet.com/8301-33692_3-57584462-305/blackberry-messenger-jumps-to-iphone-android/

Snapchat research

http://decipherforensics.com/index.php/blog-landing-page/56-snapchat

Snapchat images recoverable

In the digital world, few things are ever truly deleted or destroyed. Not if you have the money to get them back. That’s why one company is making hay out of a new service Thursday that offers to recover Snapchats — those supposedly self-destructing pics beloved by teens and twentysomethings — from the recipient’s phone. For a cool $300 to $500 per device. http://mashable.com/2013/05/09/snapchat-recovery-android/

Six Android apps you’ll thank me for (you’re welcome)

As a reviewer of Android apps, it’s my role to sniff out what’s hot and interesting on Google Play. I make it a point to try out apps old and new, as well as big-name apps, apps from startup shops, and everything in between.

http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-57553312-251/six-android-apps-youll-thank-me-for-youre-welcome/