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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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Best Android antivirus? The top 8 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 8 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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Android in 2020: Trends and predictions

Foldables, 5G, new Android phone options – watch as Computerworld blogger (and Android expert) JR Raphael joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Ken Mingis and Juliet Beauchamp to discuss what we can expect for Android phones in 2020.

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Emergent Android banking Trojan shows app overlay attacks are still effective

By taking code from another Android Trojan, Anubis, the Ginp malware has enhanced itself and has begun targeting banks.

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Is the Huawei ban finally over?

The U.S. Commerce Department announced it would begin approving licenses for some of the companies to resume business with Chinese tech giant Huawei. After a monthslong freeze on many transactions between U.S. tech companies and...

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The best office apps for Android

Your Android phone can help you stay productive on the go — if you have the right apps to get the job done.

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Useful Google apps you aren't using

Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive — we all know the main titles. But if you're only using the obvious ones, you're missing out. Google's got some great stuff out there that's under the radar and all too easy to miss.

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Zero-day vulnerability gives attackers full control of Android phones

Attackers are reportedly exploiting an unpatched vulnerability to take control of Android devices and potentially deliver spyware. The flaw affects phones models from multiple manufacturers including Google, Samsung, Huawei, LG and...

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Smartphone innovation: How iOS and Android 'borrow' from each other | TECH(talk)

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis, Android expert JR Raphael, and Apple expert Michael Simon are talking about Smartphone innovation – How iOS and Android “borrow” from each other.

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Android 10's gestures: How they work, what Google changed | TECH(talk)

Android 10 delivers new gestures for quick navigating around your phone. But not all gestures are created equally, and some can be downright confusing at first.

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SMS-based provisioning messages enable advanced phishing on Android phones

Attackers can use this vulnerability to send highly credible phishing messages. Victims' internet traffic is then routed through the attacker's proxy.

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AI and your smartphone: How AI is transforming mobile apps

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis and Michael Simon from PCWorld and Macworld talk about how more mobile apps use artificial intelligence and how it improves features.

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Coming soon: Huawei's new OS | TECH(feed)

Although the Huawei ban is no longer in full effect, U.S. companies still need a license to work with the Chinese tech company. And Huawei may be slowly preparing for life without U.S. vendor support by developing its own mobile...

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How the U.S. ban on Huawei is affecting business | TECH(feed)

The U.S. ban on Huawei business has already affected small telecom carriers in rural areas. And, unsurprisingly, Huawei responded to the ban with increased legal pressure. This fight is far from over, and Juliet has the latest updates...

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Android swipes right on Apple's iOS gestures | TECH(talk)

At this year's Google I/O, the company highlighted new gestures for navigating in Android Q – gestures that will look surprisingly familiar to iPhone users. Computerworld's JR Raphael and Ken Mingis talk about what's changed and why...

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Android Q's new 'Bubbles' feature | TECH(talk)

Google has added a new multi-tasking feature in Android Q: Bubbles, which will allow users to perform tasks across different apps without having to actually switch apps.

What it takes to become an information assurance analyst

This in-demand role calls for a rare combination of superior communication skills and security chops. Learn how one information assurance analyst landed his current job, the skills and training that helped him get there, and where his...

Fraud prevention: Improving internal controls

Internal fraud controls aren't fire-and-forget. Smart collaboration and ongoing improvement will help keep fraud in check. Here are the basics.

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