Tag: security

Password “rules” creator says he was mistaken

If the man who invented those pesky password rules himself says that he might have made a mistake, then you should think twice about...

Android’s August security bulletin now rolling out for compatible devices

Right on schedule, Google has released the Android Security Bulletin for this month, and that means compatible and supported Nexus devices, including the Pixel...

TSA brings stricter guidelines for electronic devices for carry-on

Security experts are saying that there is an increased threat to aviation security globally, and so there needs to be more measures enforced to...

SLocker is Android ransomware, spreading faster with more variants

What is ransomware? In its simplest form, it is malicious software that is installed on your device and it encrypts all you data, making...

Google’s SafetyNet updated, Magisk no longer working as of now [UPDATED]

Google put in SafetyNet to make sure that Android Pay – and other banking and financial features in Android – remain secure from hacking...

1Password’s move to cloud-based storage annoys security experts

If you’re the type to constantly forget their passwords or you’re looking for a more secure way to maintain all your accounts in various...

Android 7.1 Nougat has ‘panic mode’ reaction for multiple back button presses

While Android is undoubtedly getting better and better at security, we still have news almost every week about a new kind of malware that...

Samsung Knox says it covers every safety aspect of your mobile life

Online safety is something that we almost always take for granted, until you yourself or someone really close to you experiences a case of...

Sony to demo a 3D facial biometric sensor on an Xperia phone

SoftKinect, a wholly owned Sony subsidiary which makes camera sensor modules, is rumored to be demoing facial recognition biometric software on a Sony Xperia...
2nd Generation Ring Video Doorbell

Ring Video Doorbell 2 debuts in the US, ready for your smart home

Smart home products definitely have a place in every geeky home. If you're serious with turning your home into a smarter abode, you may...

reCAPTCHA gets an Android API, helping make the internet a safer place one security...

reCAPTCHA was launched by Google around 10 years to keep users safe in visiting websites, safe from spam and abuse. We’ve seen how this...

Google launching Google Play Protect, a new security solution for your Android device

With all the news of malware getting into the Google Play Store masquerading as legit apps, Android’s primary app market needs a boost in...