Apple is on the receiving end of a lawsuit in the US over an iMessage bug that prevents former iOS users from receiving SMS messages on their non-iOS devices.
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New Android malware captures all the victim's SMS and shoots them off to the attacker's email accounts.
Apparently everyone wants to replace SMS.
An update to BlackBerry 10 is causing messaging woes for some, while customers using Secure Work Space on Android 4.3 will find their device "unusable".
HTC's flagship Android smartphone is now getting its 'Jelly Bean' 4.1 upgrade, adding features such as Google Now and a password-protected SMS inbox
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Android tablets are set to take a bite out of the iPad this year, especially in niches like kids and education. The high stakes explains why Fuhu, backed by Acer, Foxconn and Kingston, is willing to take on toy giant, Toys "R" Us.
Security researchers from Sophos, have spotted a bogus Chinese game, that's actually a trojan horse gathering sensitive information from infected devices, next to sending premium-rate SMS messages.
SmartWatch connects to an Android phone via Bluetooth so that you can receive email and SMS notifications, answer calls and keep tabs on Facebook and Twitter.
Facebook has reacted angrily to claims that it reads Android users' text messages, arguing that the social network is only doing so for a small pool of people testing out a new feature.The Sunday Times published an article on Sunday in which it pointed out that many apps require users to grant access to private information stored on their smartphones.
A new security start-up focused on helping businesses deal with targeted attacks plans to showcase a drive-by download that plans malware silently on Android smart phones.
A piece of Android malware that sends premium rate text messages uses code embedded in a picture file to hide its function from security researchers and the Android app store, according to security company F-Secure.The malware, which F-Secure has called 'Trojan:Android/FakeRegSMS.
Twitter has made mobile security technology it gained from its Whisper Systems acquisition open source, with more code due to be released in the coming months
The mobile data-tracking company has said its software, which can be installed on handsets by manufacturers or operators, inadvertently collected SMS details from unknowing mobile users
Trojans appear in Google's Android Market.
The Android app of the day installs a collection of home screen widgets for Honeycomb tablets that look good and add useful features.
Home screen widgets written especially for tablet screens. Widgets come in a variety of sizes and shapes to fit any home screen, and have high-resolution gadgets that add value to the screen in an attractive form.
Pure Hacking chief technology officer Ty Miller has posted a demonstration video of how an attack can steal SMS-based two-factor authentication tokens from Apple iPhones, and possibly Android devices.
SchmooCon 2011: A security researcher has demonstrated an Android based, SMS-driven smartphone botnet.
It's generally accepted that a smartphone is still a phone, and that it does all the 'phone-y' stuff that we expect of it, like making and receiving calls and sending and receiving SMS messages. Right? Well, not for handsets based on the Android operating system.
Google is preparing a fix for a bug that causes some Android phones to send text messages to the wrong recipient.In a comment posted to a thread on the Google Code site on Wednesday, Android engineer Nick Kralevich said it had taken the team "some time" to reproduce the issue, and it was "only occurring very rarely".
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