Tag: security

WAPDropper Android malware slyly enrolls victims to premium services

WAP fraud gained popularity in the late 2000s and the early part of 2010 but eventually died out with the advent of modern smartphones....
GO SMS Pro Vulnerability Issue

Go SMS Pro app found to be exposing private photos and files

Texting may not be widely used as when it was first introduced itwo decades ago. Today, instant messaging or social networking is more common....

Millions of websites to throw security errors on old Android phones from 2021

Come September 2021 and Android versions having software 7.1.1 (or older) might not be able to load more than 192 million websites currently running....
VPN by Google One

VPN by Google One coming to phones, desktops with subscription

Having a VPN is important. If you still don’t have one, it’s time you avail of your own to protect everything you have on...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Samsung S7 edge September 2020 Security Patch Update

September 2020 security patch out for Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Back in April, we told you the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge would cease to receive future security updates. That seemed to be final....

Android Enterprise devices more secure with Google security solutions

According to Google, October is a month not to let the guard down as far as security goes, more so for enterprise-level security. Malware...

Link Preview in popular messaging apps poses security threat

Have you noticed how a link that’s been sent on messaging apps like Messenger, WhatsApp or iMessage generates the inherent image, headline and most...

Zoom finally starts rolling out end-to-end encryption for free and paid users

While Zoom may probably be the most popular communication tool during this pandemic, it’s not necessary known for its security features. In fact, “Zoombombing”...

Kids smartwatch by Chinese manufacturer is hackable to take pics, record calls

Smartwatches targeted at children are found dime a dozen online. While most of them entice parents for the level of ease they present to...

Google security improvements include cross-app alerts, guest mode on Google Assistant

While most people probably take security and privacy settings on their apps and services for granted, it’s actually pretty important that we be aware...

Google Chrome full-proofing mobile device security with latest update

With sensitive personal information like username and passwords being online, security is the main concern for us all. More so when we use our...

Dedicated Android security team to scrutinize malicious apps in Play Store

Google has had huge success with Android platform that now makes up for the majority of the operating system environment of mobile devices worldwide....

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Google Search US DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit

US DoJ hits Google with antitrust lawsuit, search giant explains

Google is facing another major challenge. No, the new Pixel phones don't have new issues (none yet) but the US Justice Department has recently...

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New Google feature to speed up installation of priority apps during...

If you have migrated to a new Android phone or are contemplating doing so, you’d know it’s not the easiest thing to do. The...