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Secunia PSI for Android

Secunia PSI for Android | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
The Secunia PSI constantly protects against vulnerabilities. Stay Secure. The Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) for Android is a free security scanner that all...
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App Advisor by secure.me

App Advisor by secure.me | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
App Advisor helps safe-guard your personal data by telling you exactly which apps you should be cautious of, before they become a threat to your privacy.

 

Gust MEES: use this free service and find out of your installed Apps are "privacy-friendly" or check new Apps before installing them! Privacy matters!

 

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Gust MEES: use this free service and find out of your installed Apps are "privacy-friendly" or check new Apps before installing them! Privacy matters!

 

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graphite | The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning | ICT | eSkills

graphite | The best apps, games, websites, and digital curricula rated for learning | ICT | eSkills | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Graphite - Teacher Reviewed Apps, Games, & Websites Discover apps, games, and websites that will help your students learn. Graphite, from Common Sense Media, features ratings & reviews by teachers for teachers.


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Graphite - Teacher Reviewed Apps, Games, & Websites Discover apps, games, and websites that will help your students learn. Graphite, from Common Sense Media, features ratings & reviews by teachers for teachers.


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Photo Translator Free - Android Apps on Google Play | Translation of text in photos

Photo Translator Free - Android Apps on Google Play | Translation of text in photos | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Photo Translator Free - Android Apps on Google Play | Translation of text in photos
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AppBrain Ad Detector – Android-Apps | Privacy

AppBrain Ad Detector – Android-Apps | Privacy | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Free your phone from potential concerns and ads! This app detects all annoyances of apps installed on your phone, such as Push Notifications, Desktop icon spam ads and apps with privacy concerns. It identifies the adware and spyware and allows you to then remove it.

- Helps you to get rid of annoying ad notifications and bookmarks on your desktop.
- Become aware of what apps have permissions to access your messages or accounts and could thus invade your privacy, or can use services which could cost you money, and helps you with their removal.

This app detects over 70 different aspects of apps, including:

- Concerns such as Push Notifications (both ads and non-ads), putting spam icons on your desktop, and privacy related concerns such as the ability to access your location, contacts, messages or accounts.

- Android Ad Networks; this app tells you which ad networks are embedded in apps, such as Admob, Millennial Media, ChartBoost, TapJoy and many smaller ones. Indicates which ones may have push ads.

- Social SDKs; detect whether apps have SDKs like Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter, and more.

- Developer Tools; detect libraries like Google Analytics, Flurry Analytics, Google Play in-app billing, Android support library, ACRA, Phonegap, and many more.







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Free your phone from potential concerns and ads! This app detects all annoyances of apps installed on your phone, such as Push Notifications, Desktop icon spam ads and apps with privacy concerns. It identifies the adware and spyware and allows you to then remove it.

- Helps you to get rid of annoying ad notifications and bookmarks on your desktop.
- Become aware of what apps have permissions to access your messages or accounts and could thus invade your privacy, or can use services which could cost you money, and helps you with their removal.

This app detects over 70 different aspects of apps, including:

- Concerns such as Push Notifications (both ads and non-ads), putting spam icons on your desktop, and privacy related concerns such as the ability to access your location, contacts, messages or accounts.

- Android Ad Networks; this app tells you which ad networks are embedded in apps, such as Admob, Millennial Media, ChartBoost, TapJoy and many smaller ones. Indicates which ones may have push ads.

- Social SDKs; detect whether apps have SDKs like Facebook, VKontakte, Twitter, and more.

- Developer Tools; detect libraries like Google Analytics, Flurry Analytics, Google Play in-app billing, Android support library, ACRA, Phonegap, and many more.







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Thousands of popular iOS and Android apps hit by FREAK flaw | MobileSecurity

Thousands of popular iOS and Android apps hit by FREAK flaw | MobileSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Some of the most popular Android and iOS apps remain impacted by the FREAK flaw, and could open the door for hackers to steal passwords and personal information.



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Some of the most popular Android and iOS apps remain impacted by the FREAK flaw, and could open the door for hackers to steal passwords and personal information.


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Android malware spies on you even after phone is shut down | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity

Android malware spies on you even after phone is shut down | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
A particularly devious new Android malware can make calls or take photos even if you shut the device down, according to security research firm AVG.


To achieve this, the malware hijacks the shutting down process — making it appear as though your Android device is shutting down. You see the animation, the screen goes black, but the phone is actually still on.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Android


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Mobile-Security


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A particularly devious new Android malware can make calls or take photos even if you shut the device down, according to security research firm AVG.


To achieve this, the malware hijacks the shutting down process — making it appear as though your Android device is shutting down. You see the animation, the screen goes black, but the phone is actually still on.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Android


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Mobile-Security


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Apple bietet iWork als Web-App allen Nutzern an | Apps | Social Media

Apple bietet iWork als Web-App allen Nutzern an | Apps | Social Media | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Apple stellt die Web-Apps zu Keynote, Numbers und Pages allen Nutzern zur Verfügung. Für die Verwendung von iWork ist damit nicht mehr zwingend ein iOS-Gerät oder ein Mac nötig. Bisher hatte Apple den Zugriff auf die Office-Apps auf Besitzer der entsprechenden Geräte eingeschränkt.


Für die Verwendung reicht die Erstellung eines iCloud-Accounts aus. Danach kann iWork über den Browser unter Windows, Linux oder ChromeOS verwendet werden. Im Account ist ein Gigabyte kostenloser Cloud-Speicher enthalten, der dafür genutzt werden kann, um die Dokumente auf einem Apple-Server abzulegen.


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Apple stellt die Web-Apps zu Keynote, Numbers und Pages allen Nutzern zur Verfügung. Für die Verwendung von iWork ist damit nicht mehr zwingend ein iOS-Gerät oder ein Mac nötig. Bisher hatte Apple den Zugriff auf die Office-Apps auf Besitzer der entsprechenden Geräte eingeschränkt.


Für die Verwendung reicht die Erstellung eines iCloud-Accounts aus. Danach kann iWork über den Browser unter Windows, Linux oder ChromeOS verwendet werden. Im Account ist ein Gigabyte kostenloser Cloud-Speicher enthalten, der dafür genutzt werden kann, um die Dokumente auf einem Apple-Server abzulegen.


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Skype Translator in Deutschland nutzbar | Social Media | Apps

Skype Translator in Deutschland nutzbar | Social Media | Apps | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Der Skype Translator übersetzt Fremdsprachen in Echtzeit. COMPUTER BILD hat sich die Vorabversion des Dolmetschers bereits angeschaut.


Zum jetzigen Zeitpunkt befindet sich die Funktion noch in der Testphase und bietet vorerst nur die Übersetzung vom Englischen ins Spanische und umgekehrt an. Wer dennoch mitmachen möchte, findet die Preview-Version der App im Windows Store


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Der Skype Translator übersetzt Fremdsprachen in Echtzeit. COMPUTER BILD hat sich die Vorabversion des Dolmetschers bereits angeschaut.


Zum jetzigen Zeitpunkt befindet sich die Funktion noch in der Testphase und bietet vorerst nur die Übersetzung vom Englischen ins Spanische und umgekehrt an. Wer dennoch mitmachen möchte, findet die Preview-Version der App im Windows Store


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Improved Simplocker variant hits Android users hard | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps

Improved Simplocker variant hits Android users hard | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
The initial version used a unique encryption key for all victims, which allowed Avast to create a free removal tool for the unfortunate victims to use.

But that ship has now sailed, as Simplocker developers have upped the ante and the latest variant of the malware now encrypts files with a different key on each device.

According to Nikolaos Chrysaidos, Avast Android malware and security analyst, this new variant has already infected more than 5,000 unique users. They have been tricked into installing the malware by malicious ads on shady sites, as it poses as a Flash Player app.


Learn more:


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Simplocker


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free


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The initial version used a unique encryption key for all victims, which allowed Avast to create a free removal tool for the unfortunate victims to use.

But that ship has now sailed, as Simplocker developers have upped the ante and the latest variant of the malware now encrypts files with a different key on each device.

According to Nikolaos Chrysaidos, Avast Android malware and security analyst, this new variant has already infected more than 5,000 unique users. They have been tricked into installing the malware by malicious ads on shady sites, as it poses as a Flash Player app.


Learn more:


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Simplocker


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SketchNotes | iPad | Apps

SketchNotes | iPad | Apps | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Information and reviews about SketchNotes


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Sketchnoting


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WhatsApp for Web in the sight of cybercriminals - Securelist

WhatsApp for Web in the sight of cybercriminals - Securelist | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
There is no doubt WhatsApp is among the most popular mobile IMs nowadays – its 700 million users worldwide were eagerly awaiting this week’s promised desktop version. However, it wasn't just users who were waiting – cybercriminals were quick to start using this new feature in their attacks, aiming to spread malware and infect users.


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There is no doubt WhatsApp is among the most popular mobile IMs nowadays – its 700 million users worldwide were eagerly awaiting this week’s promised desktop version. However, it wasn't just users who were waiting – cybercriminals were quick to start using this new feature in their attacks, aiming to spread malware and infect users.


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Android-Tipps von ESET und Malwarebytes | CyberSecurity | eSkills | eLeaderShip | Privacy

Android-Tipps von ESET und Malwarebytes | CyberSecurity | eSkills | eLeaderShip | Privacy | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Die Sicherheitsfirmen ESET und Malwarebytes haben jeweils Sicherheits-Tipps für den Umgang mit Android-Smartphones veröffentlicht. Sie zeigen, worauf es bei mobiler Sicherheit und Datenschutz ankommt.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/11/25/digital-citizenship-social-media-and-privacy/


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Die Sicherheitsfirmen ESET und Malwarebytes haben jeweils Sicherheits-Tipps für den Umgang mit Android-Smartphones veröffentlicht. Sie zeigen, worauf es bei mobiler Sicherheit und Datenschutz ankommt.


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Tens-of-Thousands of Android Banking Apps Flagged as Suspicious | MobileSecurity | Banking

Tens-of-Thousands of Android Banking Apps Flagged as Suspicious | MobileSecurity | Banking | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it

Researchers have disclosed that as many as 11% of mobile Android banking and finance applications have been flagged as "suspicious" after detecting that they contain malware code, have potentially malicious binaries, or excessive permissions.

Of the 350,000 banking and finance mobile applications the researchers surveyed, more than 40,000 of the applications had elements that lead the team to believe

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Researchers have disclosed that as many as 11% of mobile Android banking and finance applications have been flagged as "suspicious" after detecting that they contain malware code, have potentially malicious binaries, or excessive permissions.

Of the 350,000 banking and finance mobile applications the researchers surveyed, more than 40,000 of the applications had elements that lead the team to believe


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Google Translate’s App Now Instantly Translates Printed Text In 27 Languages | Word Lens

One of the most intense experiences you’ll ever have is visiting a country that speaks a language different than yours. There’s a host of tools you can use, but Google’s Translate product has leapfrogged just about everything out there over the years.

Its most handy, and impressive, tool is the six-month-old instant translation feature, using the goodies from the acquired Word Lens, that lets you point your camera at something written in another language, say a sign, and it’ll translate into your language with ridiculous accuracy in almost real-time.
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One of the most intense experiences you’ll ever have is visiting a country that speaks a language different than yours. There’s a host of tools you can use, but Google’s Translate product has leapfrogged just about everything out there over the years.



Its most handy, and impressive, tool is the six-month-old instant translation feature, using the goodies from the acquired Word Lens, that lets you point your camera at something written in another language, say a sign, and it’ll translate into your language with ridiculous accuracy in almost real-time.


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schmoose messenger | Made in Luxembourg | Privacy | Encryption |

schmoose messenger | Made in Luxembourg | Privacy | Encryption | | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
You want a guaranteed untappable way to communicate with your friends, family and coworkers or customers? Without any SMS charges? You want it to be fast and simple, and run within your own server environment too? With schmoose we offer you a reliable messaging app for sending encrypted messages. Exchange short messages, images, videos, photos, or documents between all kinds of recipients and end devices. Using end-to-end encryption – free of media breaks, uninvited guests, complications, or interruptions while moving between any desired end devices.
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You want a guaranteed untappable way to communicate with your friends, family and coworkers or customers? Without any SMS charges? You want it to be fast and simple, and run within your own server environment too? With schmoose we offer you a reliable messaging app for sending encrypted messages. Exchange short messages, images, videos, photos, or documents between all kinds of recipients and end devices. Using end-to-end encryption – free of media breaks, uninvited guests, complications, or interruptions while moving between any desired end devices.


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Photo Translator Free | Apps | Translation of text in photos

Get Photo Translator Free on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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Get Photo Translator Free on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.


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NVISO ApkScan - Scan Android applications for malware | Mobile Security

NVISO ApkScan - Scan Android applications for malware | Mobile Security | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Upload your Android applications to ApkScan for free and have them scanned for malware automatically! The results are presented in a user-friendly report.
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Upload your Android applications to ApkScan for free and have them scanned for malware automatically! The results are presented in a user-friendly report.


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Superfish-like Vulnerability Found in Over 12 More Apps

Superfish-like Vulnerability Found in Over 10 More Software using the same HTTPS-breaking technology.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=LENOVO


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Superfish-like Vulnerability Found in Over 10 More Software using the same HTTPS-breaking technology.


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Die besten Virenscanner für Android | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity

Die besten Virenscanner für Android | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Das unabhängige Sicherheits-Institut AV-Test hat insgesamt 31 Virenscanner für Android auf Herz und Nieren geprüft. Welche Security-App Ihr Smartphone am besten schützt, lesen Sie hier.




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http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Android


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Mobile-Security


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Das unabhängige Sicherheits-Institut AV-Test hat insgesamt 31 Virenscanner für Android auf Herz und Nieren geprüft. Welche Security-App Ihr Smartphone am besten schützt, lesen Sie hier.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Android


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Android-Exploit schleust beliebige Apps ein | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity

Android-Exploit schleust beliebige Apps ein | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Wer ein Smartphone oder Tablet mit Android 4.3 oder älter nutzt, lebt gefährlich. Einmal mehr demonstriert dies ein neuer Exploit, der beim Aufruf einer Webseite ungefragt Apps auf das Gerät schmuggelt. heise Security hat das mal ausprobiert.

Durch zwei Sicherheitslücken war es möglich, Webseiten zu erstellen, die ungefragt beliebige Android-Apps aus Google Play installieren. Die erste Lücke ist eine alte Bekannte: Die Webbrowser-Komponente von Android bis einschließlich Version 4.3 ist anfällig für das sogenannte Universal Cross-Site-Scripting (UXSS). Dadurch kann eine bösartige Webseite eine beliebige andere Website fernsteuern. Die Angriffsseite könnte etwa einen Webmail-Dienst in einem unsichtbaren Frame laden und auf die Mails des Opfers zugreifen – vorausgesetzt, das Opfers ist bei dem Dienst eingeloggt, wenn es die bösartige Seite aufruft.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/


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Wer ein Smartphone oder Tablet mit Android 4.3 oder älter nutzt, lebt gefährlich. Einmal mehr demonstriert dies ein neuer Exploit, der beim Aufruf einer Webseite ungefragt Apps auf das Gerät schmuggelt. heise Security hat das mal ausprobiert.

Durch zwei Sicherheitslücken war es möglich, Webseiten zu erstellen, die ungefragt beliebige Android-Apps aus Google Play installieren. Die erste Lücke ist eine alte Bekannte: Die Webbrowser-Komponente von Android bis einschließlich Version 4.3 ist anfällig für das sogenannte Universal Cross-Site-Scripting (UXSS). Dadurch kann eine bösartige Webseite eine beliebige andere Website fernsteuern. Die Angriffsseite könnte etwa einen Webmail-Dienst in einem unsichtbaren Frame laden und auf die Mails des Opfers zugreifen – vorausgesetzt, das Opfers ist bei dem Dienst eingeloggt, wenn es die bösartige Seite aufruft.


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Fraunhofer patentiert Erkennung von Schläfer-Apps | CyberSecurity

Fraunhofer patentiert Erkennung von Schläfer-Apps | CyberSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Mit Hilfe neuer Erkennungsmethoden sollen die bei Google Play aufgetauchten Schläfer-Apps frühzeitig erkannt werden, sodass derartige Anwendungen erst gar nicht im App Store angeboten werden.


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Mit Hilfe neuer Erkennungsmethoden sollen die bei Google Play aufgetauchten Schläfer-Apps frühzeitig erkannt werden, sodass derartige Anwendungen erst gar nicht im App Store angeboten werden.


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Simplocker tarnt sich als Flash Player App | Android | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps

Simplocker tarnt sich als Flash Player App | Android | Mobile Security | CyberSecurity | Apps | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Avast berichtet von einer neuen Variante der Simplocker-Malware, die sich als Flash Player App tarnt, Android-Geräte infiziert, Daten verschlüsselt und dann Lösegeld für die Entschlüsselung fordert.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Simplocker


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free


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Avast berichtet von einer neuen Variante der Simplocker-Malware, die sich als Flash Player App tarnt, Android-Geräte infiziert, Daten verschlüsselt und dann Lösegeld für die Entschlüsselung fordert.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/


http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Simplocker


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New Adware Found In Google Play Apps With Millions Of Downloads

New Adware Found In Google Play Apps With Millions Of Downloads | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it

A new report from security firm Avast out this morning reveals the discovery of a new form of malware on the Google Play store, which begins to display advertisements disguised as warning messages to end users when they unlock their Android smartphone. What’s interesting about this malware – or adware, as it’s better known – is that some of the applications where it was discovered already have a large number of installs. For instance, a card game app called Durak has 5 to 10 million installs according to the data on Google Play.


Explains Avast researcher Filip Chytry, the malware was first brought to the company’s attention by way of a comment on the Avast forums, and, initially, he didn’t think much of it.

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A new report from security firm Avast out this morning reveals the discovery of a new form of malware on the Google Play store, which begins to display advertisements disguised as warning messages to end users when they unlock their Android smartphone. What’s interesting about this malware – or adware, as it’s better known – is that some of the applications where it was discovered already have a large number of installs. For instance, a card game app called Durak has 5 to 10 million installs according to the data on Google Play.


Explains Avast researcher Filip Chytry, the malware was first brought to the company’s attention by way of a comment on the Avast forums, and, initially, he didn’t think much of it.

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Mobile Threat Monday: SaveMe Malware Infiltrates Google Play | CyberSecurity | MobileSecurity

Mobile Threat Monday: SaveMe Malware Infiltrates Google Play | CyberSecurity | MobileSecurity | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
This week, we take a look at malware that pretends to be a helpful backup app and even managed to sneak into Google Play.


Of course, a marketplace as big and vibrant as Google Play changes quickly, so it's hard to pick out the trusted developers with so many up and comers. That's why we recommend installing security software on your Android device. Lookout has a strong offering, and I also recommend Editors' Choice winners Bitdefender Mobile Security and Antivirus and avast! Mobile Security & Antivirus. With one of these on your Android device, you'll be making it much harder for an attacker to get your personal information.


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This week, we take a look at malware that pretends to be a helpful backup app and even managed to sneak into Google Play.


Of course, a marketplace as big and vibrant as Google Play changes quickly, so it's hard to pick out the trusted developers with so many up and comers. That's why we recommend installing security software on your Android device. Lookout has a strong offering, and I also recommend Editors' Choice winners Bitdefender Mobile Security and Antivirus and avast! Mobile Security & Antivirus. With one of these on your Android device, you'll be making it much harder for an attacker to get your personal information.


Learn more:


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/03/05/often-asked-questions-are-there-cyber-security-dangers-with-apps-and-whats-about-privacy/



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iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users' Fingertips | Apps

iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users' Fingertips | Apps | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
An app that began as a prototype at Stanford now lets sight impaired iPad users type Braille on its touchscreen.
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An app that began as a prototype at Stanford now lets sight impaired iPad users type Braille on its touchscreen.

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Which Apps Protect Against Verizon and Turn's Invasive User Tracking? | Privacy

Which Apps Protect Against Verizon and Turn's Invasive User Tracking? | Privacy | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Research from Stanford's Jonathan Mayer and ProPublica has shown that Verizon's undeleteable UIDH mobile tracking header is being used by advertising and tracking company Turn.com to respawn deleted cookies.
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Research from Stanford's Jonathan Mayer and ProPublica has shown that Verizon's undeleteable UIDH mobile tracking header is being used by advertising and tracking company Turn.com to respawn deleted cookies.


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