At least three trackers in the LastPass Android app transmit a lot of data about the app user, much more than other password-manager apps do, says a German researcher.
An apparently popular Android app called SHAREit seems to have serious security flaws, but the app's developers don't appear to have fixed them.
Signal, Facebook Messenger, Google Duo and two other messaging apps had flaws that let audio and video calls connect without the call receiver's knowledge, a Google researcher revealed.
Reports that WhatsApp would be forcing users to share data with Facebook has users spooked, and rival app Signal can't keep up with the resulting demand.
These are the best productivity apps for iOS and Android devices, from note taking apps and office suites to calendars and to-do lists.
Ransomware pretending to be digital downloads of Cyberpunk 2077 is targeting Windows and Android users.
Two-thirds of Android malware infections come straight from Google Play Store, say security researchers, but it's still one of the safest places to download apps.
We've got all the details for why you should update Google Chrome right now, as major security upgrades are included.
A new Android malware called 'Alien' can steal passwords from more than 200 apps, log your keystrokes and even remotely control your phone.
A fake 'TikTok Pro' app is spyware that can steal passwords, read text messages and take screenshots, a security firm says.
The Joker scamware app was found in another six Android apps in the Google Play store, and users who have them installed may be hit with fraudulent premium-SMS charges.
Google removed from the Play Store nearly 60 Android apps that promised free sneakers and concert tickets but actually committed ad fraud.
The TikTok Android app secretly tracked millions of users by collecting permanent device IDs in violation of Google's rules, a report says.
Apps for Apple's iPhone have just as many security holes as their Android counterparts, says a security researcher who's examined both platforms.
Security researchers say 29 Android apps found in the Google Play store bombarded users with out-of-context adverts and were hard to uninstall.
You'll soon be able to schedule downloads in Chrome, though you can test out the feature now if you're daring.
A dangerous new Trojan can steal account and credit card info from more than 300 Android apps, researchers warn.
Politically motivated hackers in the Middle East have created a fully functional Android chat app that secretly spies on its users.
Cybercrooks are selling or giving away 15 billion usernames and passwords on underground marketplaces, researchers say.
More potentially dangerous adware has been found embedded in budget Android phones offered at low cost through the U.S. Lifeline Assistance program.
A significant number of new Android malware strains can't be removed by normal means, and Kaspersky warns that pre-installed adware only increases the risks of infection.
New Mac ransomware making the rounds gives victims 72 hours to cough up $50 — and may steal their files anyway.
For more than a year, North Korean state-sponsored hackers have hacked into e-commerce websites worldwide to steal shoppers' credit-card numbers, researchers say.
Fast-growing fitness firm V Shred may have exposed the personal information of nearly 100,000 customers, trainers and others -- and much of this data is still online for anyone to access.
At least 25 malicious Android apps that amassed millions of downloads were designed to steal Facebook login credentials.
User information stolen from 14 different data breaches in 2020 is being sold to the highest bidder online.