Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#433 Why are so few Android phones encrypted, and should you encrypt yours?
On Monday, experts speaking to The Wall Street Journal about the ongoing smartphone encryption debate estimated that roughly "10 percent of the world's 1.4 billion Android phones were encrypted," compared to 95 percent of all iPhones. For iPhones, that estimate is based on data provided by the company's OS distribution chart—this isn't a perfect source since it also includes iPods and iPads. In any case, the vast majority of iDevices are running iOS 8 or 9 and are thus encrypted in a way that makes it impossible for Apple or others to directly access data on them without their passcodes.
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#433 Why are so few Android phones encrypted, and should you encrypt yours?
#432 VMware patches XSS vulnerabilities in vRealize products
#431 To bypass code-signing checks, malware gang Suckfly steals lots of certificates
#430 Smart Reply for Google's Inbox Gmail app comes to the web
#429 Special antivirus tools put to the test: performance of system rescuers in an emergency
#428 Exploit Kits in 2015: Scale and Distribution
#427 Amazon Web Services (AWS) makes Database Migration Service available to all customers
#426 OpenSSH with X11Forwarding enabled should heed recent security update
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