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Multiple vulnerabilities in AirDroid app disclosed, developers to roll out patch soon

Security research firm Zimperium recently disclosed what they termed as “multiple vulnerabilities” in the popular Android app called AirDroid which is used generally to...

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...

Google touts better security and encryption for the Pixel

Android 7.1 Nougat is bringing with it a lot of new and improved security and encryption features that were preciously not seen in Marshmallow....

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...

Passwords can soon be sent through body parts

If you’re the type of person to constantly forget your password for various apps and accounts, and even doors and appliances, then you’d probably...

‘Selfie Pay’ from Mastercard now rolling out in Europe

If someone tells you that your selfies are pretty useless and pointless, you can now whip out your smartphone, show them your MasterCard app...

Windows Hello authentication could show up in Android

Some of you might not be familiar with Microsoft’s funky new way to sign in to devices powered by Windows 10, it’s called Windows...

Trend Micro says DressCode malware potentially dangerous for enterprises

We talked about the DressCode malware before. It’s malware that takes advantage of an Android device by creating botnets and generating illegal income for...

Yahoo admits massive data breach, 500m accounts possibly affected

It’s not a good day for those of you who continue to stick with Yahoo for their primary email accounts. At the very least,...

‘Disconnect Pro’ secures your Samsung device from trackers, free for a week

Whether you like it or not, your smartphone is not totally safe and secure. Any iOS or Android device can still be compromised simply...

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...

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