Tag: privacy

Spyware SMSVova pretended to be ‘System Update’ on Play Store, now removed from listings

There are people who just want to see the world burn, and then there are those who want to prey on the weak-minded and...

Google’s Allo may be sharing past searches in conversations

There is apparently a glitch in Google Allo, specifically in the integration of the Google Assistant to the messaging app. Apparently, your past searches...

Silent Circle bricking unofficial variants, clones of Blackphone 2 with software update

Silent Circle, the company that distributes the security-focused Blackphone 2, is actively seeking out and bricking Blackphone 2 devices that have not been sold...

Facebook intros new Privacy Basics and Security Key login

It's been a decade since Facebook came into our lives or more like, we came to Facebook. The social network is still the top...

Google hunts down Android malware even when ‘Verify apps’ is disabled

Android has had the “Verify Apps” feature in its settings for a while now – the feature is used to block malware from being...

Find my Phone is a documentary that tracks a cellphone thief

If you’ve ever been the victim of phone theft, you’ve probably wondered at one point or another who now has your phone, what they’re...

Evernote changes privacy policy “to improve the service”

Note-taking app Evernote lost probably a large number of users when they announced that they were limiting the number of devices that can access...

AirDroid finally updates app security amid hacking fears

A few days back, security outfit Zimperium released its findings on how a malicious hacker could possibly execute and attack on devices connected via...

Gooligan malware roots your phone, steals your Google account details

Security research outfit Check Point has revealed a malware campaign that targets users of lower versions of Android like Jelly Bean and Lollipop. This...

Tor Project throws down gauntlet at Google, puts out secure software prototype for Android

Security and privacy are some of the things that Android struggles with, and it’s pretty hard to get solid security and privacy on an...

Yahoo reportedly used spam filters for court-ordered “spying” on emails

Would you voluntarily give permission to a company to monitor the emails of its users in order to stop possible terrorist activities on a...

Introducing the Project Zero Prize, Google’s very own Android bug hacking contest

If you’re still wondering why legitimate companies sponsor hackfests and hacking contests especially on their own products, this is because it is one of...