Privacy is a big issue these days, with our privacy quickly dwindling for many reasons (including the information we willing put out on the internet every day). If you want increased privacy during your web browsing, the latest app from Firefox can help.
Firefox Focus isn’t meant to replace your regular browser. In fact, it’s missing ... Read More »
Any security system can be bypassed with enough effort. Fingerprint sensors aren’t perfectly safe if someone has access to your fingerprint or even a high-res photo of your finger. And now Samsung’s iris scanner has been defeated with a photo and a contact lens. The iris scanner is a big feature on the Read More »
Samsung’s track record with monthly security updates has not been so great when it comes to unlocked models as of late. You’d think that unlocked models would have the best support, but that’s currently not the case.
Thankfully, that should now change. Samsung “have now resolved the challenges” that prevented monthly updates and will provide ... Read More »
Google has released its monthly security bulletin for January. There are two levels, one for January 1 and one for January 5. The first level covers only one critical fix and the other covers a lot more, many of which are related to NVIDIA and Qualcomm.
The factory images and OTA images are now available ... Read More »
Security research firm Kryptowire reports that it has found a form of spyware called Adups on many devices sold across the world. This spyware collects data, like SMS logs, call logs, contacts, IP addresses, IMEIs, and more, and sends it to specific servers in China without the user’s knowledge every 24 to 72 hours.
It’s a common misconception that Android is not secure. That might have been true in the past, but Google has been working hard to secure its operating system. With APIs coming to Android devices without software updates on old software and new security layers, Android is very secure.
Adrian Ludwig, director of security at Android, recently ... Read More »
Google has announced that the Pixel and Pixel XL will be coming exclusively to Verizon (outside of unlocked models of course). Google’s Nexus devices have never had a good relationship with carriers, and it seems that it isn’t much different for the Pixel lineup.