Security Enhancements On Android 4.4 KitKat – Should Developers Worry?

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According to elite and respected Android developer Pulser_G2, the new Android 4.4 KitKat comes with overall security improvements that is also aimed to reduce the risks of rootkits on the platform.

Let’s go through the security changes on Android 4.4 KitKat

SELinux in Enforce Mode

SELinux was first introduced in Android 4.3, where it is a ‘mandatory’ access control system built into the Linux kernel, to help enforce the existing access control rights.
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BitTorrent Chat: New instant messaging service for secure conversations

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BitTorrent announced its new Instant Messaging service called BitTorrent Chat.

BitTorrent Chat was created for keeping our messaging conversations private. We all know tactics are used from NSA and other agencies, for monitoring and recording whatever they want. That’s the main reason BitTorrent Chat introduced to consumers.

BitTorrent Chat, unlike Skype, Hangouts, iMessage, Whatsapp and other messaging service, will NOT store user’s data to a central server, but will use an encrypted peer-to-peer network. That means that it will … Continue reading

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