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Security researchers at Kaspersky have identified various apps and games in the Google Play store that have a secret function: they’re using your Android device’s processor to mine cryptocurrencies.

Worried that your phone’s recent slowdown might be because it’s getting old? Well, hold that upgrade: it could be down to Android cryptojacking. Here’s what’s going on, and what you can do to stop it.

Cryptomining Malware on Android

In April 2018, Kaspersky revealed that it had discovered a cryptomining campaign on Google Play, and advised Google of the details. In short, this meant that a bunch of apps and games had been cryptojacking […]

The Best Way to Lock Your Android Phone

With the amount of personal data we keep on our phones, security is essential. Android phones are encrypted by default, and provide multiple methods for locking and unlocking them. Some are more secure, while others more convenient to use.

So what’s the best way to unlock your Android phone? Let’s take a look.

Password

Pros: A strong password is very secure.
Cons: Not convenient to type many times each day.
When to use it: When you need the highest level of security.

For all its faults, the password is still the most secure way of locking your phone. A strong password—or better yet, a passphrase
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Can iPhones Get Viruses? Here Are the Facts

It’s an age-old idea that Windows and Android devices are insecure messes just waiting to pick up a virus, while Macs and iPhones are immune to such threats. And while Android can indeed pick up malware, smart habits will protect the majority of users.

On the Apple side of the fence, you have to act quite foolishly to infect your Mac

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