Security on Android apps has gotten easier, or at least more convenient, that is, if you're using LastPass' password management. The service has just updated its Android app with new capabilities, such as automatically filling login credentials.
One truth remains a hurdle for Android: it’s just not a great platform for enterprise. From a consumer perspective, Android is plenty secure. For enterprise, it needs help. With the next “major” version of Android (an “L” release), it seems those entities wanting a mobile platform they can better manage will be coming.
If you thought drones, especially those that can be used to deliver your packages, were cool, you might want to think again when you learn about their other potential uses. A couple of folks at the Black Hat Asia conference in Singapore are set to demonstrate how they can steal user login credentials and more using a drone named Snoopy.
Google has made some changes to Gmail today, offering secure encryption at every turn. Starting today, any email that passes through a Gmail server will receive an encrypted HTTPS connection, making it harder to intercept and read. What prompted all this? You guessed it — the NSA.
Security vulnerabilities, especially in software, isn't completely unheard of, but very few are portrayed as being deliberately included for the benefit of certain individuals. Such is the picture that is being painted about a number of Samsung's Galaxy smartphones, at least according to developers of a different kind Android replacement.
It should perhaps surprise no one that WhatsApp would release a statement that washes its hands regarding a recently reported security flaw. One is left wondering, however, if there is any truth to the company's claims or if it's simply applying age-old damage control techniques.
WhatsApp recently released an update that tried to improve its privacy features, but it seems that a nastier security issue lies deeper within. According to technical consultant, third-party app developers, especially less scrupulous ones, can easily get access to a user's entire WhatsApp message database.
Malware on Android, though controversial, isn't exactly a new topic. But seeing a complete development suite that helps others create malware that has managed to evade Google Play Store's security is definitely an alarming development.
We have already posted our review of the LG G Pro 2, however a few new buzz words came along with this release. LG introduced the handset with features such as Mini View, Dual Browser, Magic Focus, Natural Flash, and Knock Code. We plan on offering a bit more on each of these, beginning today with setting up and using Knock Code.