security

Facebook adds extra layers of protection with Security Checkup

With all the malware, viruses, and hackers going around, people are getting extra paranoid about the security of their digital devices, cloud hosting services, and even their social media accounts. Facebook is probably one of the most important accounts that you have that you don’t want anyone to hack (well, unless you’re actually not on Facebook) and so any news of extra protection for it is always welcome. The social media giant has actually added a new tool called Security Checkup that will make it easier for you to access these controls.

Kaboom app makes your photos and messages online vanish

Sharing photos, statuses, and messages online is easy nowadays. Doing so has actually become part of our everyday lives that whether you admit or not, you post something in any of your social media accounts anything about your life or anything that just happened. I don't know how often you share and to what extent but I hope your friends don't think it's TMI.

Android devices vulnerable to “Stagefright” infection through MMS

Do you remember when the Heartbleed virus scared the heck out of computer owners last year? And then iPhone owners were also vulnerable to hacking through text message earlier this year? Well, it is the turn of Android users to be paranoid as a cybersecurity company goes public with a detected flaw in the heart of the platform’s system called Stagefright. Around 95% of Android smartphones is vulnerable to hacking through a picture message that can be sent through MMS.

Keep your data safe and save with a VPN subscription

A virtual private network, or VPN, is an easy way to safeguard your online data from hackers. When you use a VPN service, data you send via the web is encrypted and your identity hidden so you cannot fall victim to online criminals. Android Community Deals offers readers big savings on lifetime subscriptions to several VPN services.

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge get security thumbs-up from UK group

The Communications and Electronics Security Group (CESG) is part of the information security arm of the UK Government that make sure consumer products are up to par when it comes to data security, and Samsung’s flagships – the Galaxy S6 and the S6 Edge, with their KNOX data encryption program – just got certification from CESG as certified secure products.

LogDog  lets you know if someone’s hacking your online accounts

It’s true what they say, you won’t really care about hacking unless you yourself (or people really close to you) have been hacked. But you have to understand that this is such a common occurrence that protecting our online properties should be second nature to us. Sometimes though, you don’t know that you’ve been hacked or that someone is trying to hack you until it’s too late. A new app called LogDog not only protects you online but also serves as a hacking watchdog with an early warning system.
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