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The variety of devices running Google’s mobile OS on different networks makes security more complex.
The more unusual your username, the easier marketers and scammers can build a profile of you.
Phones don’t have to be smart to be vulnerable.
Researchers created their own, imprisoned, network of zombie computers to better learn how to take down those at large on the Internet.
Attackers could manipulate poorly protected data to make money or cause blackouts.
Industrial computer systems are typically far less secure than they should be, experts say.
Many apps collect and share sensitive data, and the developers may not even realize it.
The technology could open up all kinds of opportunities for attackers, researchers say.