Tag: security

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...

Titan M chip strengthens security in Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL devices

While security is probably not the sexiest feature to highlight when launching a new smartphone, Google knows there’s a segment of buyers who are...

SIKURPhone XZ1 and XA2 are high-security Xperia phones

This isn't the first time we're hearing the name but Sirkus is back with a new smartphone. In 2015, there was the GranitePhone made...

Google Assistant now integrated with more security brands

A few years ago, most people would probably not have been able to afford to have security systems set up in their homes unless...

New security risk for smartphones brings you a “ghost user”

We often take for granted the fact that our smartphones can have so many vulnerabilities to hackers who want to cause mischief and even...

McAfee Safe Family app keeps your children safe, free for LG phone owners

McAfee is a name to trust when it comes to cybersecurity. It's now focused on device-to-cloud security. It's not just for computer security but...

Timehop hacked: here’s what you need to do

For those who love looking back on what they’ve posted years before on their social networks, we have some bad news for you. If...

Google promises it doesn’t read your email

After that report from the Wall Street Journal saying that Google is giving 3rd party apps access to your Gmail inbox, we of course...

App developers may actually be sifting through your Gmail Inbox

In this age of the Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal, people are now very conscious about giving access to third-party users since these may not...