Tag: security

Asking digital assistants to auto dial may lead you to be scammed

While a lot of us are dependent on our digital assistants and smart speakers to do things for us or answer our queries, there...

Should you be afraid of FaceApp? Yes and no

Celebrities and ordinary people alike have once again gone gaga over FaceApp. The face altering app has actually been around since 2017 but has...

FCC Chair proposes ban on caller ID spoofing for SMS, foreign robocalls

The battle against robocalls sounds like a blockbuster sci-fi action film in the making but it’s a very real thing that carriers and users...

New 7-Eleven app allowed hackers to hijack accounts

If you’re going to release an app that involves not only private information about your users but also their financial information, you better make...

Google now brings auto-delete controls for Location History

Just last month, Google shared that they were finally giving users more controls on what to do with the Location History that we give...

Fake and copycat apps abound on the Google Play Store

The Android community promises to keep things safe and secure for all consumers. That is a nice promise but it's not that easy. The...

OnePlus’ wallpaper app has been leaking user emails

If you've been a fan of OnePlus' Shot on OnePlus wallpaper app and you've been uploading photos to it for the past months, your...

Firefox out with enhanced tracking protection, Firefox Lockwise

Firefox, Mozilla's very own popular mobile browser, is being challenged by a lot of many new ones. At this point, we're not interested in...

Flipboard admits data breach, resets passwords

If you’ve been using news aggregator app Flipboard, you might want to reset your passwords as a precautionary measure. They have admitted that there...

Bittium Tough Mobile 2 promises end-to-end, ultra mobile security

For some reason, this new Android phone reminds us of an old Sony Xperia or a BlackBerry KEY. It doesn't have a physical keyboard...

Android mobile security efforts help keep you safe

Google has always been serious about protecting the privacy and security of users. Android as a mobile platform is easily customizable but it's not...

Google announces roll-out of new privacy, security tools

While most of those who attended or are following the Google I/O Developer’s conference are there for the new developments and features for Google...