Tag: security

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...

Android Security Bulletin for July 2018: What’s been fixed

It’s that time of the month, and Google has now released the Android Security Bulletin for the month of July 2018, which is exclusively...

Wi-Fi WPA3 security now official: What you need to know

For the longest time, the best security protocol you could use on a Wi-Fi network was the WPA2 standard. This was the standard for...

Google Account experience update: time to check those settings

Regularly checking your account settings isn’t the most fun thing to do but if you use a lot of Google products and you link...

Google adds security metadata to authenticate Play Store apps, even when shared peer-to-peer

Google Play is adding something new to its security mechanisms to solidify app security and authenticity. This will come in the form of an...

Android June Security bulletin is out: here’s what got fixed

It’s the first week of the month of June, and as regular as the sun rises and sets, we have the monthly Android Security...

Android is long overdue standard face recognition support

Mobile security is something that companies and enterprises need to work on. It can be addressed by biometric security features but unfortunately, it's one...

Facebook two-factor authentication: now it’s taking security seriously

Account security they say is always in your hands but sometimes, users and login owners can only do so much. If the brands and...