Android Security

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by rm22, Jun 23, 2016.

  1. __Nikopol

    __Nikopol Registered Member

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    Yes, a firewall would increase security/privacy, if you have a rooted phone/tablet and select only a certain necessary amount of apps to have internet rights. Otherwise, the only solution to get a firewall working is to let the specific app have its own pseudo-VPN, of which the app controls all the connections.
    Meaning, without a rooted phone you can have either a VPN or a firewall. (As long as there aren't any VPN available which offer you a firewall on a DNS level - and I don't know if there are any - which doesn't actually mean there aren't any)

    And also read what boredsecenthusiast wrote :)



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    Google Employs Machine Learning to Protect Users Who Install Apps from APKs
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    Google ASPIRE to Boost Android Security and Privacy
    December 6, 2018
    https://www.securityweek.com/google-aspire-boost-android-security-and-privacy
     
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    Google Beefs Up Android Key Security for Mobile Apps
    Changes to how data is encrypted can help developers ward off data leakage and exfiltration
    December 13, 2018

    https://threatpost.com/google-android-key-security/139906/
     
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    Google begins rolling out Spam Protection in Messages
    December 28, 2018
    https://9to5google.com/2018/12/28/google-messages-spam-protection/
     
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    Google is working on a Face ID-like feature for Android Q
    January 25, 2019
    https://www.xda-developers.com/android-q-face-id-rumor/
     
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    ‘OK Google’ will no longer fully unlock your phone
    March 1, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/01/ok-google-voice-match-unlock-update/
     
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    Six new vulnerabilities added to Google’s Android Security Improvement program
    March 1, 2019
    https://cyware.com/news/six-new-vul...android-security-improvement-program-6fd72a31
     
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    Will the next version of Android get location privacy right?
    March 15, 2019
    https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/20...ersion-of-android-get-location-privacy-right/
     
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  11. mood

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    The Android Platform Security Model
    April 18, 2019
    https://security.googleblog.com/2019/04/the-android-platform-security-model.html
    The Android Platform Security Model (PDF - 663 KB): https://arxiv.org/pdf/1904.05572
     
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    Android Q Beta versions are now publicly available
    Queue the Hardening Enhancements
    May 9, 2019
    https://security.googleblog.com/2019/05/queue-hardening-enhancements.html
     
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    What’s New in Android Q Security
    May 9, 2019
    https://security.googleblog.com/2019/05/whats-new-in-android-q-security.html
     
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    Google publishes Android Q Security Release Notes
    August 20, 2019
    https://9to5google.com/2019/08/20/android-q-security-release-notes/
     
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    Android Ups the Mobile Security Ante with Default TLS Encryption
    More than 90 percent of Android apps running on the latest OS encrypt their traffic by default
    December 3, 2019

    https://threatpost.com/android-mobile-security-tls-encryption/150760/
    Google: An Update on Android TLS Adoption
     
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    Google Messages rolls out Verified SMS to protect you from spam and phishing (Update: Official)
    December 12, 2019
    https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/...tect-you-from-spam-and-phishing-apk-download/
    Google: Safer conversations in Messages with Verified SMS and Spam Protection
     
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