Security 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Security Articles for 2011

Download Lowdown: 10 Must-Have App Types for Your iPhone

Along with the apps that come with your iPhone, you'll definitely want to download more. Here are recommendations on what types to choose out of the hundreds of apps downloadable[...]

Symantec Rolls Out Free Norton Security Software for Android OS

Symantec on Thursday released a free edition of Norton Mobile Security, aimed at Android OS phone users socked by security threats ranging from cell phone thefts to "fake" apps loaded[...]

Low-Priced iPhone Accessories Are Great as Holiday Gifts, or Any Time

While doing your holiday shopping this year, take a look at some fun and/or practical camera accessories, docking stations, chargers, and other iPhone add-ons, each priced $15 to $130.[...]

Carrier IQ Under Investigation by the U.S. Government

Weeks after Carrier IQ software was discovered to be running on about 150 million smartphones, tracking and capturing every keystroke and text message without the user's knowledge, a federal investigation[...]

Norton Anti-Theft Service for Phones, Tablets and PCs Now Available from the Cloud

Fending off big rivals, Symantec on Tuesday released Norton Anti-Theft, the first in a set of planned cloud security services for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

Black Friday 2011 Brings Big Savings on Smartphones

The Friday after Thanksgiving is the biggest shopping day of the year. To lure in customers, wireless carriers and online retailers are offering big sales on smartphones. There are special[...]

Samsung SAFE Program To Make Its Smartphones Secure Enough for the Enterprise

Samsung Mobile announced its "Samsung Approved for Enterprise," or SAFE, program for enterprises at CTIA this week in San Diego. This is designed to make smartphones that were first designed[...]

PrivacyStar for Android Fends Off Text Messaging Abuse

With the annoying phenomenon of text messaging harassment continuing to plague cell phone users, PrivacyStar has rolled out a new feature that beefs up protection against unwanted SMS texts on[...]