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Drive-by cryptomining campaign forces millions of Android devices to mine Monero

Drive-by cryptomining campaign forces millions of Android devices to mine Monero

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Another day, another drive-by cryptomining report. Following yesterday’s news that over 4200 websites were found to contain Monero-mining malware, Malwarebytes has discovered what is thought to be the first large-scale campaign targeting mobile users.

Why Did Microsoft Remove Android App Support from Windows Phones?

Why Did Microsoft Remove Android App Support from Windows Phones?

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As we all know by now, it’s all just a matter of time until Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile is being retired completely, as according to Microsoft’s own support schedule, security updates would only continue to be provided until mid-2019.

Android devices targeted in web-based cyberattack, forced to mine cryptocurrency

Android devices targeted in web-based cyberattack, forced to mine cryptocurrency

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Android devices are being targeted for mining Monero through forced redirects and rogue ad networks, which could make it difficult for Google to stop the attacks.

Millions of Android Phones Hijacked to Mine Cryptocurrency: Malwarebytes

Millions of Android Phones Hijacked to Mine Cryptocurrency: Malwarebytes

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Researchers identified five domains using a captcha code that is used to mine Monero cryptocurrencies.

Samsung's Android Oreo Update Brings Redesigned Emojis

Samsung's Android Oreo Update Brings Redesigned Emojis

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Samsung Experience 9.0 release, which includes Android Oreo, comes with a large number of new emoji improvements.

Android P Details LEAK: "Android Pie" Developer Preview Landing March 14

Android P Details LEAK: "Android Pie" Developer Preview Landing March 14

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Android P will launch later this year, but we’re now starting to get information about the platform ahead of that…

Moto G6 trio with 18:9 displays and Android Oreo spotted online

Moto G6 trio with 18:9 displays and Android Oreo spotted online

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Motorola's G series of smartphones is its best selling ever, and it looks like we'll get three new handsets this year.

Google's Android P update will take into consideration the iPhone X like 'notch' design element

Google's Android P update will take into consideration the iPhone X like 'notch' design element

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Google is said to be working on an overhaul of its next Android mobile software for smartphones which may be replicating Apple's iPhone X like 'notch' design.

Nokia 2 Now Receiving February Android Security Update

Nokia 2 Now Receiving February Android Security Update

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HMD Global has started rolling out the February Android Security patch to Nokia 2 through the latest software update. The new update is initially available in India.

Google Reportedly Plans To Overhaul Android P For iPhone X-Like 'Notch' And More

Google Reportedly Plans To Overhaul Android P For iPhone X-Like 'Notch' And More

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Google is reportedly working on Android P already and some big changes could be in store. Most notably, the next version of Android could embrace iPhone X-like notches to better accommodate minimal bezels.

Cryptocurrency miner targets Android users

Cryptocurrency miner targets Android users

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MANILA, Philippines – It appears cryptocurrency miners are growing more prevalent, with unscrupulous miners using other people's tech as a means to make money online.

Privacy matters: Android P might alert you if a phone call is being recorded

Privacy matters: Android P might alert you if a phone call is being recorded

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Android 9.0 P is likely just around the corner as an early developer beta and possible features of the upcoming build are slowly trickling out. Just yesterday, we informed you about a slew of plausible features that involved display notch support, visual improvements to make the OS more appealing to iOS users, as well as making Android future-proof and capable of correctly working on unorthodox devices like the dual-screen ZTE Axon M and the oft-rumored foldable Galaxy X. Battery improvements are also mentioned.

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