initial reports were shown to affect the Galaxy Note II, however it was later revealed that the same bypass could be done on the Galaxy S III. For those who missed that previous report, it was shown that you could briefly bypass the device lockscreen and that there was the potential to gain access to certain types of desktop icons or widgets. Well, good news has arrived for anyone that may have been worried.
Evernote recently had a security breach. That breach occurred this past weekend and we offered a bit of detail on the subject yesterday. The short story here is that Evernote discovered and blocked suspicious activity and as a result, they initiated a system wide password reset. Basically, all Evernote users were required to pick a new password. Evernote seemed to handle this event quickly and appropriately, however it seems that they still have some additional plans in the works.
Evernote became the latest to post a security notice. The company had said they "discovered and blocked suspicious activity" on the network and as a result -- all Evernote users were required to perform a password reset. The methods by which Evernote handled this issue seemed to have been good, though there were some complaints.
Sony previously trademarked the term "my Xperia" and while it seemed logical to think they were planning to roll-out a service of some kind or another, it wasn't until today that we got that answer. In short, Sony has launched the my Xperia remote security service. The one catch, Sony has launched it as a beta and as of right now -- the availability is limited.
Google will soon replace the way we use passwords to authenticate ourselves on computers, Gmail, mobile devices and more in favor of something more secure. What could that be? NFC. Imagine tapping an NFC ring on your finger to your laptop or smartphone to sign in. Interesting right?