How insecure is your mobile device really?

Computerworld - Kenneth van Wyk - 1 Jul, 2011
They can definitely make it easy for sensitive data to get into the wrong hands, but you can do some simple things to reduce (not eliminate) the risks. By Kenneth van Wyk Computerworld - With all the reports of mobile malware, vulnerabilities and ...

Symantec Uncovers Android Apps Security Threat

PCWorld - Tony Bradley - 1 Jul, 2011
Android has quickly climbed to the top of the mobile OS mountain, and it owes much of its success to being a more open platform than rivals like iOS. However, that openness is a double-edged sword that also exposes Android to ...

Google claims half a million Android activations daily

ZDNet UK - Andrew Nusca - ‎Jun 29, 2011‎
Google Android chief Andy Rubin said on Tuesday that more than 500000 Android devices are activated each day worldwide. Week on week, that is a growth rate of 4.4 percent, Rubin said in a post to Twitter. ...

Symantec claims IOS and Android are more secure than PCs

Inquirer - Dave Neal - ‎Jun 29, 2011‎
ACCORDING TO PENETRATION TESTERS at Symantec mobile operating system security is far superior to PC protection. Symantec, in a report called "A Window into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple's iOS ...

Symantec highlights iOS and Android flaws

ZDNet UK - Tom Espiner - ‎Jun 29, 2011‎
Businesses should take iOS and Android flaws into account when allowing employees to use their personal phones for work, according to Symantec. Symantec has warned businesses to take iOS and Android flaws ...

Apple iOS beats Google Android on security, says research

Telegraph.co.uk - Christopher Williams - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Apple's iOS mobile operating system is overall more secure against hackers and other online threats than its main rival, Google's Android, according to research. By Christopher Williams, Technology Correspondent It is more resistant to three out of ...

Smartphone users beware

Stuff.co.nz - Chris Gardner - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
A report, released by Symantec today, shows data on Apple's iPhone and Google's Android smart phones are at risk as the writers of malicious software turn their attention to smartphones. Symantec spokesman Peter Sparkes told the Waikato Times ...

Google says 500000 Android devices activated every day

Xinhua - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Google Android chief Andy Rubin said on Tuesday that the activations of Android-powered devices are growing at a rate of 4.4 percent on a weekly basis, with over 500000 devices activated each day worldwide. ...

Android activations now total 500000 a day: Google

Christian Science Monitor - Matthew Shaer - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Android figurines are displayed at Google headquarters in Beijing, China. Today Google announced it was activated a half million Android phones every day. By Matthew Shaer / June 28, 2011 Way back in December " gazillions of years in Tech Time " Google ...

Half a million Android smartphones activated daily, Google says

Computerworld - Matt Hamblen - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Computerworld - More than half a million Android phones are activated every day, according to Google's Andy Rubin, head of the Android platform. Rubin tweeted about the activations today. The tweet shows how much of a numbers game ...

Google Activating 500000 Android Devices Daily

Forbes (blog) - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
By YCHARTS Google's head of mobile Andy Rubin announced the progress they are making in mobile today via Twitter. The Next Web caught it first. “There are now over 500000 Android devices activated every day, and it's growing at 4.4% w/w”. ...

Google Says It Activates 500000 Android Devices Daily

New York Times (blog) - Nick Bilton - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Andy Rubin, a vice president for engineering at Google who leads the company's Google Android platform, said in a Twitter message Tuesday that the company was now activating over 500000 Android devices each day. ...

Google activates half million Androids a day

Register - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Activations of Android-based devices now exceed half a million per day, and are growing by 4.4 per cent each week. This news comes via a triumphal Tuesday tweet from no less an Adroidophile than Google's mobile headman Andy Rubin. ...

Andy Rubin: Daily Android Activations Reach 500000

Washington Post - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
By TechCrunch.com, Right around the beginning of May at the I/O event, Google revealed its daily Android activation data, which turned out to be 400000 Android activations daily. It's been two months, and now Google's Android boss Andy Rubin has an ...

500000 Android activations per day

Telegraph.co.uk - Matt Warman - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Google's Android chief Andy Rubin has sad that 500000 Android devices are being activated every day. The operating system, used primarily on mobile phones and tablets, was at a rate of 400000 per day in May, ...

500000 Android Devices Activated Every Day

PCWorld - Jared Newman - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Google's Android operating system just hit a big milestone, with more than 500000 new devices activated every day. Andy Rubin, Google's vice president of mobile, posted the news on Twitter, adding that the ...

500000 Android devices activated each day: Google

AFP - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
WASHINGTON " More than 500000 devices running Google's Android software are being activated every day, a senior Google executive said on Tuesday. Andy Rubin, creator of the Android operating system and a Google vice president for engineering, ...

Android Reaches Half A Million Daily Activations

InformationWeek - Eric Zeman - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Google's Andy Rubin says Android is growing at more than 4% per week, as Strategy Analytics reports that 42% of businesses now support Google's smartphone platform. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek Andy Rubin, the head of Google's Android efforts, ...

Symantec Analysis of Apple's iOS and Google's Android Platform Cites Improved ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, Jun 28, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Symantec Corp. /quotes/zigman/78627/quotes/nls/symc SYMC +2.42% today announced the publication of "A Window Into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple's ...

Google reports half a million Android device activations a day

Inquirer - Dean Wilson - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
ANDROID USE IS GROWING at a phenomenal rate, with more than half a million new devices bearing the Google operating system being activated every day. The revelation came from a tweet by Andy Rubin, SVP of mobile at Google and the guy in ...

Google boasts 500000 Android activations per day

Reuters - Beck Diefenbach, Sinead Carew - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, May 10, 2011. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumers are activating more than half a million Android devices ...

Google's Rubin: 500000 Android Activations Each Day

PC Magazine - Chloe Albanesius - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Wireless providers are now activating more than half a million Android devices every day, according to a tweet from Google's Andy Rubin. "There are now over 500000 Android devices activated every day," wrote Rubin, vice president of ...

Smartphone security gets better: Blanket bans no longer inevitable

Register - John Leyden - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Built-in mobile device security is better than that of PCs, but still insufficient, according to Symantec. A new whitepaper from the net security giant, entitled A Window into Mobile Device Security: Examining ...

Google: 500000 Android devices activated each day

CNET - Don Reisinger - ‎Jun 28, 2011‎
Google Android chief Andy Rubin tweeted today that "over 500000 Android devices" are now activated each day around the world. Moreover, he said that activations are growing at a rate of 4.4 percent week-over-week. ...

iOS Much More Secure than Android

Technorati - Umar Imtiaz - 1 Jul, 2011
Mobile security is a hot issue these days as phones become increasingly more connected to the internet, social networks, and file-sharing protocol. One can argue about the resistance of certain mobile platforms but do we truly know how secure our ...

Android, iOS offer improved security, but issues remain

Eetasia.com (subscription) - 1 Jul, 2011
Symantec Corp. has released a whitepaper that presented a technical evaluation of Apple Inc. and Google Inc.'s mobile platforms. The publication aims to help corporations understand the security risks of deploying the software in enterprises. ...

Android Growth Continues, Over 500k Activations Each Day

Skatter Tech - Sahas Katta - 1 Jul, 2011
This morning, Google Vice President of Mobile Andy Rubin announced the company was activating over 500000 new Android devices each day. This comes just a month ago after the Google I/O 2011 conference in May, when company announced ...

Android Phones Control the smartphone Market

Planet Insane - Nina Varghese - 1 Jul, 2011
Andy Rubin, Google's Android Chief must be a happy man these days as more than half a million of android phones and android tablets are being activated every day, all over the word. Rubin tweeted that this information and said that the week-over-week ...

Android Apps Gains on Apple

Mobiledia - Kendra Srivastava - 1 Jul, 2011
Google's Android Marketplace saw a slight jump in paid downloads over the last two months, as the company's platform continues to attract developers despite competition and internal difficulties. ...

Smartphones Bring Risks Into Businesses

Mobiledia - Peter Ferenczi - 1 Jul, 2011
A changing mobile landscape is bringing new risks to enterprises, according to a report that highlights the security problems with the two rising smartphone platforms, Apple's iOS and Google's Android. ...

 

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