The Rest of the Day: the Spread of Android Malware in Europe
Something rotten in Denmark. Danish researchers have discovered some pesky Android malware that spreads through text messages, so don’t trust any friendly links if you find yourself in this forest.
- A Danish security company has discovered malware on Android phones that spreads via text messages with harmless links. The company estimates that more than 100,000 phones were affected, mostly in Denmark. As always, you probably shouldn’t open suspicious links sent to you from unknown sources. [Gizmodo viaBBC ]
- The live streaming app Periscope just added a small but interesting new feature: a thin curve of daylight on a world map so you can watch the sunrise or sunset whenever you feel the need to. Unless, of course, someone is broadcasting it. [The Next Web]
- Cablevision subscribers can now stream CBS anywhere . Previously, subscribers could only broadcast the channel on their home Wi-Fi, which made it redundant if you already had a TV at home. But the new deal allows CBS to stream anywhere. [The Verge]
- You may not have heard of the Everalbum photo management app, but it is gaining popularity all over the world and has just arrived on Android today . It is similar to Google Photos in the way it combines and organizes all of your photos in one place. [The Next Web]
- Scribd adds sheet music to its $ 8.99 ebook subscription service , as well as a few other add-ons. Notes! It sounds strange and charming, but it seems that the service is often looking for sheet music, says CEO Trip Adler . [Scribd]