Have you ever been to a site and noticed those ads that pretend to be your system, or the site itself? They could be asking you to update some plugin, or act as fake download buttons that are mixed in with a site’s real download button. Those types of attacks are called social engineering attacks, ... Read More »
Some time ago, we caught word via a neighborhood watch group that some crooks in our area were getting clever and stealing things like garage door openers and car registrations. So I did the obvious thing and started carrying my garage door opener with me, but it wasn’t as convenient as it initially sounded. When I got home, ... Read More »
If I could, I would control every piece of my home from my phone. But I’m too poor to make that happen right now. What I was able to afford was putting a Wink Hub/GE Link Light Bulb starter kit on my Christmas wish list last year and I was lucky enough that my wish came ... Read More »
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BlackBerry is known for its security in the corporate world, and with the PRIV running Android, the company will have to deal with an entirely different method of keeping its device safe.
We all know how carriers love to delay Android updates. BlackBerry has spoken about such problems and revealed that important security hotfixes can be ... Read More »
Security is a huge deal these days, with all of our personal info online and on our mobile devices. Getting a smartphone stolen is not only a big financial burden, but the information on it could do far worse damage than an extra $800 out of your bank account for a new phone. And when ... Read More »
Google’s effort to push monthly security updates to Nexus devices continues today with a November 2015 release.
Not long ago, a bug was discovered that affected almost all Android devices and rendered them open to hacking without the user ever having to install anything. The exploit was called Stagefright, and every manufacturer got to work trying to patch it. Far from all ... Read More »
The Stagefright exploit has gotten a lot of people worried, affecting nearly all Android devices currently being used. Manufacturers have been scrambling to update their devices with a patch for the exploit, and NVIDIA is the latest to do so.
The NVIDIA SHIELD tablet is ... Read More »
Qualcomm is known for being a huge name in mobile processors, but it’s also put a lot of effort into working on mobile security. Its latest effort is Qualcomm Smart Protect, which uses cognitive computing for real-time malware detection, classification and analysis. That allows it to protect against zero-day malware threats ... Read More »
At the beginning of the month, the Turing Phone broke cover. It’s a device that’s focused on security and privacy, with a bevy of software elements and hardware tweaks to make sure that the information present on the handset is yours and yours alone.
The Turing Phone is also billed as an incredibly tough ... Read More »