The Blackphone, a smartphone centered around privacy and security, will soon be joined by a companion. The creator of the Blackphone, Silent Circle, has confirmed that they’re currently working to create a private and secure tablet. In a statement to BBC, Jon Callas, the co-founder of Silent Circle, said about the company ... Read More »
AT&T has issued an apology today after revealing that personal information of AT&T customers has been improperly accessed by an employee of the company.
According to AT&T, the data accessed includes Social Security number information among other data. In its apology for the breach, AT&T has said it is working to contact affected customers individually ... Read More »
In a world where government snooping is becoming normal, companies are finding new ways to combat the invasion of privacy. One of the simplest ways to do this is by offering encryption for the contents of a device. Google has been offering encryption on some Android devices since 2011, but it’s always been shut off ... Read More »
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As smartphones continue to grow into the world’s leading computing platform, online security and malware on Android have become issues some users are forced to face. If you’re looking for a complete solution to managing your device, your privacy and your online security, look no further than Trustlook Antivirus and Security.
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Security is a big issue in this day and age. We have personal information in a lot of different places, and if we’re not careful it can easily get into the wrong hands. This extends beyond just photos that were meant for just you and your significant other. It’s not hard to imagine it being ... Read More »
Security concerns are at some of the highest levels in history thanks to things like the NSA’s surveillance. Out of that, the security-centric Blackphone was born. Blackphone is a decent Android smartphone that’s all about privacy. After the Blackphone was announced, the initial inventory sold out quite quickly. Now the phone is shipping out to ... Read More »
Mobile security has been a huge issue for Android, at least if you believe the mainstream media. You’ll often hear about how insecure and dangerous Android is because anyone can post apps on the Play Store and there is no selection process, a la Apple’s App Store. You’ll hear that a lot. However, as many ... Read More »
Google Glass is still a young and new technology, and so we always expect to hear of problems arise from its public use. Let’s face it: having a camera strapped to your face will make some people uneasy. However, a Google Glass Explorer was recently involved in her second issue with Glass, ... Read More »
Security and malware have been really hot issues in the world of Android, but for all the wrong reasons. Many have sensationalized Android’s problems with malware, despite the the fact that the problem is extremely minimal and completely eliminated with the smallest amount of common sense. Either way, Google takes security very seriously and has ... Read More »
Google focuses quite a bit on security, despite its occasional goof up. For example, Gmail users have been using HTTPS encryption by default since 2010. Ever since the huge NSA leaks, Google has been working to make your email unreadable without a legal warrant. Now Google has improved Gmail’s security in response to the NSA ... Read More »