Tag: security

HMD Global responds to Nokia 7 Plus data breach issue

Last week, the mobile industry was taken aback with reports of Nokia 7 Plus sending data and information to Chinese servers. It was discovered...

“ji32k7au4a83” is apparently a common password as seen on HIBP

If you’re the type of person who likes to look for random stuff on the Internet, one site that you may want to visit...

Caller ID app Dalil has exposed data of its 5M users

Data breaches, whether intentional or caused by a bug, is something that should be taken really seriously. But it looks like a caller...

ES File Explorer exposes files to anyone on the same network

It's a fact that file sharing in Android is easy. Unlike iOS, Android allows quick transfer of data between two devices as long as...
Huawei China not spying Trump

Huawei not spying for China, CEO says

Huawei is on its way to the top but not without a big fight. It's currently the No. 2 mobile brand after Samsung. It...
Google Security Checkup Location Privacy

Selling of location data must be investigated by the FCC, senators urge

T-Mobile, AT&T, and other telcos may need to be more careful this time in protecting the privacy of the consumers. Some US senators and...

Game, TV, Remote Control apps are actually adware in disguise

With the millions of apps available in the Google Play Store, it can sometimes be hard to sift through the real and the ones...
Face recognition NOT SAFE

Facial recognition tech still can be duped on some phones

Facial recognition sounds promising and interesting to use but technology has plenty of problems. It's not really safe according to several sources already. We...

Skype bug bypasses passcode when receiving calls; vulnerability fixed

If you use Skype a lot on your phone, you might want to update to the latest version or else nefarious elements will be...
Amazon Echo Alexa smart home devices

Secure your smart home devices, Alexa and Chromecast can be tricked

How secure is your smart home assistant? Maybe not so much as shared by Pen Test Partners, a firm that prides itself in testing...

Amazon admits data breach but doesn’t disclose details

Some Amazon users woke up to a disturbing email from the online retail giant, just a few days before the expected heavy traffic of...
Google Home Hub Smart Display

Google Home Hub not secure, Google counters allegation

What seems to be an unsolicited effort can be a way to make things better. For the Google Home Hub and the rest of...