Android

Android Marshmallow-based LineageOS 13 is no more

A recent commit revealed LineageOS 13, based on Android Marshmallow, was deprecated. 11 devices still ran the now-discontinued Android ROM. LineageOS 13 was originally known as CyanogenMod 13 before the CyanogenMod team rebranded to Lineage. Even though the Lineage team primarily focuses on the Android Nougat-based LineageOS 14.1, work was still being done on the Android […]

Android

Millions of Android phones hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Malwarebytes Malwarebytes revealed a hack of Android devices that used phone processors to mine cryptocurrency. Exact numbers aren’t known, but millions of devices appear to have been affected. This hack is yet another reminder that smartphone security is incredibly important! Mining cryptocurrency takes a ton of processing power. In fact, in the case of Bitcoin, […]