Opinion

Android Security Threats Overhyped? Not So Fast…

Some skeptics say Android security software makers overhype threats to scare smartphone users into buying their products. While that may be true, the Android security threat is very real, and users should protect themselves in any way that they can, according to CIO.com's Al Sacco.
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Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.