Sophos has introduced the latest version of its free Android security app, Sophos Mobile Security, which now includes spam filter capabilities for text messages and calls.
Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess was the number one threat this quarter, according to the latest FortiGuard threat landscape report, while two new Android adware variants have climbed the watch list in the last 90 days.
A local mobile device technology company has ambitions to disrupt the market in Malaysia with the launch of its self-branded smartphone targeted at the youth and young adults market.
The latest Mobile Threat Report from security specialist F-Secure shows a drop in malware targeting the declining Symbian platform while Android malware continued to rise and was responsible for 79% of all threats for the year, up from 66% in 2011.
Does yet another ecosystem in the mobile operating system arena make sense? Edwin Yapp looks at the announcement of the Firefox operating system at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress.
The Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry’s largest and most glittering trade show, begins today. Edwin Yapp tracks the changes in the last six years and tells us some of the highlights to expect this week.
As the smartphone wars continue between Samsung and Apple, new research not only shows that Samsung is significantly outnumbering Apple in followers, but that language plays an important role when choosing between the two smartphones.
The uptrend in tablet adoption saw around 823,000 units of the gadget being snapped up by consumers in Malaysia in 2012, reflecting a whopping growth of 87% or 384,000 units more compared to 2011.
The dust is settling after the full-of-pomp launch of its latest smartphones, the unveiling of its new software operating system and the name-change from Research in Motion to BlackBerry; still, pundits and analysts are still no closer to answering the question as to whether the company will survive in an increasingly competitive smartphone world.
Google Developer Group (GDG) Singapore and IEEE Computer Society Singapore have announced the inaugural PlugFest International Programming Competition for tertiary students and individuals to create complete web applications that utilize publicly-available datasets from the Singapore Government through data.gov.sg.