In-brief: Managed DNS firm Dyn, a victim of the Mirai botnet, got its revenge: taking part in a coordinated takedown of WireX, a botnet of compromised Android devices, according to an announcement Monday.
In-brief: That’ll be $99, or $150 without the vulnerabilities! A lawsuit in Germany is trying to force stores to come clean about security holes in the products they sell to consumers.
In-brief: Smart phones infected with Android malware jumped 95 percent between 2015 and 2016, part of a steady increase in mobile phone infections in recent years, Nokia said on Monday.
In-brief: Google on Tuesday unveiled Android Things, a new Internet of Things platform based on its Android mobile operating system and earlier forays into the Internet of Things operating space.
In-brief: A prominent Googler says the company is committed to keeping the Android operating system open source, but wouldn’t mind the security benefits that come with Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem, either!