Tag: vulnerability

Wi-Fi Alliance boosts WiFi security after KRACK vulnerability, WPA3 in the works

At the end of 2017, a new vulnerability in WiFi connections’ security captured the headlines – they called it KRACK Attacks. It was a...

Firefox for Android, Chrome OS updated with fix for Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

We gather that a lot of software developers, app developers, and device manufacturers will be updating their software soon because of the recent announcement...

Essential one of the first to roll out fixes for Spectre, Meltdown vulnerabilities

Just recently, new Android vulnerabilities took the spotlight in the form of Spectre and Meltdown. These vulnerabilities were found in the process which most...

Here’s when KRACK patches for Pixel and Nexus phones will arrive

Krack Attack is definitely breaking WiFi’s WPA2 security on some Android phones. This vulnerability in Android is being fixed by some OEMs for the...

LineageOS, OmniROM builds patched to protect from Krack Attacks

We recently wrote about a new vulnerability in the WiFi security protocols – it’s being called “Krack Attacks” – and it basically hijacks a...

Krack Attacks break WiFi’s WPA2 security, here’s why Android users should care

The most common security protocol for WiFi networks is the WPA2 encryption protocol, used by most routers and devices today. Researchers have discovered a...

WhatsApp vulnerability allows people to track your activities

It’s a wonder nobody has thought about doing something like this, but someone finally did. Software engineer Robert Heaton had an idea in mind...

Samsung releases updates with Blueborne vulnerability fix

We recently wrote about a critical vulnerability in most modern phones which utilizes the Bluetooth connection of mobile devices – this is called the...

New BlueBorne vulnerability exposes Android, IoT devices via Bluetooth

Mobile security outfit Armis Labs have announced the discovery of a new vulnerability that can potentially expose mobile, desktop, and even internet-of-things (IoT) platforms....

Newly discovered ‘Cloak & Dagger’ exploit clickjacks and steals your passwords

The Cloak & Dagger exploit was discovered recently by a team from the Georgia Institute of Technology takes advantage of only two permissions that...

Google says major bugs like Stagefright had little to zero ‘real life’ effect on...

A lot of people bash Android for the lack of security and privacy in the platform. Google would be first to admit that it...

Google recently patched camera flaw in Pixel which would allow tracking

Lately, Google has seemed very serious about the privacy and security in Android. This is evident in the huge jump in security features made...