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Google cracks open access to its compute cloud -- a little bit

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The Google Compute Engine — the company’s response to Amazon’s EC2 service — is starting to open the floodgates to new users. While technically still in beta — frankly what at Google is not in beta? — customers willing to plunk down $400 a month for Google Gold customer support can...
Google cracks open access to its compute cloud -- a little bit

Google reveals Android malware 'Bouncer,' scans all apps

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Google yesterday unveiled an automated system that scans Android apps for potential malware or unauthorized behavior, a move critics have long called the company to make....
Google reveals Android malware 'Bouncer,' scans all apps

Android Market employs a Bouncer to keep malware out

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Google is trying to addressing growing concerns about malware in Android Market with the formal unveiling of a scanning service called Bouncer that will attempt to weed out bad apps in its marketplace. The service has been apparently been running for some time now and has helped Google reduce the number...
Android Market employs a Bouncer to keep malware out

NightPrivy Lets You Bid On A Bottle Full Of Bub

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As a degenerate clubber, I often find myself back in the VIP where I enjoy fine libations and the company of many ladies. But what about the pain point of knowing which club to visit and how much to spend on bottle service? NightPrivy has a solution. The service allows...
NightPrivy Lets You Bid On A Bottle Full Of Bub

Google's New 'Bouncer' Targets Android Market Malware

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Last year saw a 40 percent drop in malicious app downloads, the company says....
Google's New 'Bouncer' Targets Android Market Malware

Newly Discovered Android Malware Was Downloaded Millions Of Times

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Security firm Lookout has detailed a clever new bit of Android Malware lurking in the Google Play store. The good news: unless you’re downloading questionable Russian clone apps, you’re probably not affected. The bad news: that hasn’t kept it from being downloaded a few million times. The new malware, fittingly...
Newly Discovered Android Malware Was Downloaded Millions Of Times

Google's 'Bouncer' Service Aims to Toughen Android Security

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Google has released details on a security system it is using to defend the Android app store from software that can harm its users. Called Bouncer, the service analyzes apps for suspicious activity and flags them before they have a chance to get into the store....
Google's 'Bouncer' Service Aims to Toughen Android Security

Researchers devise hack that sneaks Android malware into Google market

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Mobile security experts say they've devised multiple ways to bypass the cloud-based service Google uses to keep its online market free of malicious Android apps. By exploiting the weaknesses in Google's Bouncer service, researchers Jon Oberheide and Charlie Miller say it's possible to sneak malicious apps into Google Play. In...
Researchers devise hack that sneaks Android malware into Google market

Google's 'Bouncer' service scans the Android Market for malware, will judge you at the door

www.engadget.com
Google has had its fair share of malware-related problems in the Android Market, but that's hopefully about to change, now that the company has announced a new security-enhancing service. Codenamed "Bouncer," Mountain View's new program sounds pretty simple, in principle: it just automatically scans the Market for malware, without...
Google's 'Bouncer' service scans the Android Market for malware, will judge you at the door

Twitter Adds a Bouncer for Booze Ads

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Want to follow your favorite wine, whiskey or beer on Twitter? Be prepared to show some ID. Actually, no need for ID. Just tell Twitter that you’re older than 21, and they’ll let you follow brands like Coors Light and Jack Daniels. The messaging service is rolling out a system,...
Twitter Adds a Bouncer for Booze Ads

The Android Market Gets a Bouncer to Keep Malware Out

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Google just announced that it has added a new layer of security to the Android market to keep malicious software out of the store. Android's generally open structure and the fact that the Android Market doesn't employ the same kind of restrictive policies that Apple put in place for its...
The Android Market Gets a Bouncer to Keep Malware Out
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Android 4.2 App Verification Service tested, found no substitute for full anti-malware tools

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Google's App Verification Service is a quiet addition to Android 4.2, but potentially game-changing: it promises malware checks for any installable Android app, whether it comes from a Bouncer-verified Google Play or a website lurking in the shadows. NC State University Associate Professior Xuxian Jiang doesn't want to simply...
Android 4.2 App Verification Service tested, found no substitute for full anti-malware tools

Circumventing Google’s Bouncer, Android’s anti-malware system

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In response to the increasingly large target its Android operating system was presenting to hackers, Google rolled out the “Bouncer” anti-malware system in February 2012. Bouncer was designed to filter out malicious apps before they ever showed up in the Android Market, as it was called at the time. The...
Circumventing Google’s Bouncer, Android’s anti-malware system

Webutante Ball, Year Four

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Mr. Pacheco and Ms. Appelwick. (Photo: Nick McGlynn) The scene outside Marquee, a 700-some capacity club on 10th Ave. and 26th, was dramatic. Three fire engines wailed, police cars pulling up behind them, beside a long line of well-heeled public relations professionals that snaked around the block. A middle-aged man...
Webutante Ball, Year Four

Google's "Bouncer" Has Been Quietly Scanning Android Apps For Malware

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Google is publicly confirming on Thursday the existence of “Bouncer” — a technology that it has been using for months now to scan Android market applications for malware. While Google doesn’t require the kinds of approvals needed from Apple or Microsoft before an app goes live, the company has been...
Google's "Bouncer" Has Been Quietly Scanning Android Apps For Malware

Google explains how its Android 4.2 malware scanner guards the side door

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Sideloading apps on Android implies a whole set of security holes, but the new malware scanner included in Android 4.2 could provide a much-needed plug. Talking to Computerworld, Android VP of Engineering Hiroshi Lockheimer revealed that Google's been analyzing APKs that crop up online, regardless of whether they're official...
Google explains how its Android 4.2 malware scanner guards the side door

Google unveils malware detection service for Android Market, codenamed ‘Bouncer’

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In a blog post on the Google Mobile Blog, Google today unveiled a new service, codenamed ‘Bouncer’, that will automatically scan the Android Market for potential malware. It does this “without disrupting the user experience” and without developers having to go through an app review process. Google explained Bouncer...
Google unveils malware detection service for Android Market, codenamed ‘Bouncer’

Android’s Bouncer malware protection is asleep at the job, researchers say

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In response to a slew of malware-infected apps on the Android Market, Google introduced Bouncer as a security mechanism to keep naughty apps at bay. But according to research from two security experts, Bouncer can easily be tricked to allow malicious apps onto Google Play (formerly the Android Market)....
Android’s Bouncer malware protection is asleep at the job, researchers say

Some History

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Folks often ask me "how have you been able to make comments work so well on your blog?" It is not any one thing, it is a bunch of them. But one of them was the decision to have a "bouncer." Back in the early days, when we were using...
Some History

Google Gets a Bouncer to Patrol Malware in the Android Market

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Google is taking new steps to identify and eliminate malware in the Android Market. Codenamed "Bouncer," Google will now scan ever new and existing app in the Market against known malware, permissions and publisher information. This is the first time that Google has been so proactive in attacking the Android...
Google Gets a Bouncer to Patrol Malware in the Android Market

Twitter picks up iPhone hacker Charlie Miller for its security team

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Forbes reports on Twitter’s latest hire: Charlie Miller, a well-known iOS and Mac hacker who has discovered various exploits for the platforms in recent years: Miller has a long list of epic hacks in his recent past: In 2007, he was the first to fully compromise the iPhone through its...
Twitter picks up iPhone hacker Charlie Miller for its security team

Bouncer wireless speaker available from JLab

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JLab has announced the availability of its new Bouncer Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, a sophisticated wireless sound system sporting high-end audio components in a compact form factor. The Bouncer features two 12W custom-engineered super drivers and dual rear bass ports, allowing for warm, smooth mids and highs as well as deep...
Bouncer wireless speaker available from JLab

At long last, malware scanning comes to Google's Android Market

arstechnica.com
Google engineers have unveiled a cloud-based service that scours the Android Market for malicious smartphone apps. Bouncer, as the scanner is called, automatically checks each title in the Google app bazaar to make sure it doesn't match signatures of known malware, Hiroshi Lockheimer, vice president of Android Engineering, told...
At long last, malware scanning comes to Google's Android Market

Researchers bypass Google's Android malware detector

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Mobile security experts demonstrate how they were able to "fingerprint" Bouncer to sneak malicious apps onto the Android market. [Read more]...
Researchers bypass Google's Android malware detector

Facebook To Introduce Mobile Ads, India Court Makes Google, Facebook Block Content, KLM's Social Networked Seating Scheme

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Facebook To Introduce Mobile Ads. Facebook is hugely popular on mobile phones, but Facebook has yet to effectively make money off the service. That's about to change--according to the Financial Times, Facebook may be launching ads on mobile...
Facebook To Introduce Mobile Ads, India Court Makes Google, Facebook Block Content, KLM's Social Networked Seating Scheme

Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

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Everyone (from the mainstream media to celebrities) is obsessing over Chatroulette, the website that randomly connects users via one-on-one videochat with strangers around the world. Why is it so addictive? As Wired’s resident Chatroulette expert (I’ve been using the service since it was created in late 2009), I think I...
Five Reasons Why Chatroulette is Addictive, and Worth a Try

It's About Time Google Did Something About All Those Nasty Android Apps (GOOG)

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Google announced today it has a new system for rooting out malicious apps that creep their way into the Android Market. A lot of these apps disguise themselves as innocuous games in order to trick you into downloading them. Since Google doesn't have a strict review process for apps...
It's About Time Google Did Something About All Those Nasty Android Apps (GOOG)

The best TV commercial ever

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Or so says Errol Morris. It's certainly the most honest advertising I've ever seen. A bouncer in Birmingham hit me in the face with a crescent wrench five times and my wife's boyfriend broke my jaw with a fence post. So if you don't buy a trailer from me, it...
The best TV commercial ever
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