Michael Lee

Journalist

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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5 ways scammers dupe Android for cash

5 ways scammers dupe Android for cash

Symantec has released a whitepaper detailing how scammers are using Android applications to make money, using methods like creating apps that secretly pump traffic to their own web ads or attempt to poison search engine results.

October 11, 2011 by in Mobility

Android security issues are market led

Android security issues are market led

Google's open app marketplace is hurting the work it has put into making Android secure, but that still doesn't mean that it should close it off like Apple, according to Trend Micro chief technology officer Raimund Genes.

December 1, 2011 by in Mobility

Android for TouchPad closer with Wi-Fi

Android for TouchPad closer with Wi-Fi

A new team of modders has been able to install Android on Hewlett-Packard's discontinued TouchPad tablet, getting the device's Wi-Fi, sound and accelerometer working correctly in the ported operating system and demonstrating that applications from the Android Marketplace can be downloaded and installed.

September 19, 2011 by in Mobility

Apple makes security hard: AVG evangelist

Apple makes security hard: AVG evangelist

Security vendors have been producing mobile security products for Android first, with Apple's iOS users getting reduced features or simply not being catered for; however, this isn't necessarily due to Apple being more secure or Android being less so, according to AVG security evangelist Lloyd Borrett.

September 30, 2011 by in Mobility