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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Ads Might Be Coming to KitKat Dialer According To APK Codes

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Google has made some changes on the dialer with Android 4.4 KitKat, where it now looks a lot nicer and it is now much more functional. It now has a smarter Caller ID, enhanced search, and a new card-based UI.

And now that the Nexus 5 factory image is out, it’s only natural that enthusiasts tinker and play with the APK’s too see what or if something is hidden out there. And according to Ars Technica Ron Amadeo, there’s some … Continue reading

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Two new Nexus 7 commercials hints an announcement date for the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat?

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Google isn’t really known for marketing their devices very well as they just usually advertise them on their home page, which gets billions of views a day, and that’s it. They also produce a few commercials from time to time but not that many.

While there’s nothing wrong or surprising about Google putting out two new Nexus 7 commercials, we all know that what people really wants to see from Google is a Nexus 5.

And while watching … Continue reading

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RUMOR: Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat to be announced on October 15

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New rumor says that the much awaited Nexus 5 along with Android 4.4 KitKat will be announced on October 15th.

This rumor came from the people who attended the Google Launchpad campfire event for devs and startups, where they were served slices of Key Lime Pie along with KitKat bars.

Note that this is still just a rumor even when it came from a reliable looking source, but true or not, what’s certain is that the Nexus 5 and … Continue reading

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