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And you will know us by the trail of our IMEI number

A juicy story made its way around the Internet Monday that Apple is tracking the stock habits of iPhone users before it crumbled under the weight of common sense.

By Nov. 19, 2007


KitKat update removes app permissions toggle

Google quietly pulls a hidden feature in Android KitKat that allowed people to deny app permissions on a case-by-case basis.

By Dec. 13, 2013


Nexus 4 serial numbers reveal nearly 400,000 built

A wonderful piece of crowdsleuthing by the fervent Android fans of the XDA forums has revealed how many Nexus 4s have been built.

By Jan. 3, 2013


Chat app used by activists has security flaws, say critics

Security bloggers are piling on with the criticism of WhatsApp, saying there are serious problems with how data is protected from prying eyes in the popular mobile IM software.

By Sep. 14, 2012


AT&T, T-Mobile team up to curb smartphone theft

The companies have created a joint database that will stop stolen smartphones from being used on either of their networks.

By Nov. 1, 2012


India blocks service to millions of handsets

Mobile phones without a valid identification number are being blocked in India as part of a government security drive.

By Dec. 1, 2009


iPhone 5S Touch ID hacked by fake fingerprints

Hackers claim to have beaten Apple's Touch ID fingerprint security already, using movie-style fake fingerprints to break into the iPhone 5S.

By Sep. 23, 2013


Essential steps for securing your phone, and what else can be done to foil thieves

As smartphone theft grows, handset owners need to do all they can to secure their devices. Read the steps you can take and find just what else the industry is, and is not, doing.

By Nov. 19, 2013


Android apps with BadNews malware downloaded by millions

Malware dubbed BadNews has been discovered in Android app market Google Play and downloaded millions of times.

By Apr. 22, 2013