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Report: Neither iOS nor Android inherently more secure than the other

Apple has an edge in a couple of areas, but there are still ways into its walled garden, Marble Security said.

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Security to go: Three tips to keep your mobile data safe

It’s not easy keeping your devices secure, and mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, and, of course, laptops are no exception. But you can do a few things to improve your mobile security. Here’s a look at three of them.

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The 7 best crime-fighting features of iOS 7

Thieves love iPhones. Spoil their fun with the new locking, encryption, and data-saving features of iOS 7.

iOS 7 lock-screen bypass allows access to photos, contacts, social networking

A bug in iOS 7 lets you get to a user's photos, contacts, and even social networking without having to enter an unlock code. Apple plans to patch the vulnerability in a future release.

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iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner could be mobile security game changer

Apple isn't the first to introduce fingerprint authentication on a mobile device, but it could be the one to make it mainstream.

How Apple is improving mobile app security

Security, always one of iOS's strong selling points, has come under a lot of scrutiny lately. But Apple has a multitude of ways to prevent malicious code from ever reaching our devices.

How Apple's iWatch could revolutionize mobile security

The iWatch is meant to tether to an iPhone or iPad, which allow it to serve as a security token for advanced authentication.

FCC issues security guidance to smartphone users

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is advising smartphone users on how to protect their mobile devices and data from mobile security threats.

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iPhone 4S exploited in Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest in Amsterdam

Dutch security researchers hacked an iPhone 4S on Wednesday, showing how a malicious webpage can send all pictures, address book data and browsing history on the phone to a server of the attacker's choice.