By | Oct 7, 2019 at 10:46 am
Google's Project Zero team has uncovered a vulnerability in some Android phones that leaves them completely exposed to hackers. These phones include the Huawei P20, the Samsung S7, S8, and S9, and even Google's own Pixel 1 and Pixel 2 series. So what can you do to avoid hacking?
By | Sep 23, 2019 at 10:53 am
The Rugby World Cup is in full swing, but watching in can get expensive if you're forced to take out a subscription service or sign up for online streaming. The good news is that with a VPN, it will only cost you a few dollars for the best seat in the house (your couch).
By | Sep 17, 2019 at 9:45 am
1Password has announced a suite of new features for its business password manager, introducing Advanced Protection. The new security measures ensure protection for both company and employee, including a master password policy, two-factor authentication and firewall reporting
By | Sep 16, 2019 at 12:20 pm
By | Sep 10, 2019 at 9:22 am
NordVPN, one of the most popular VPN services available, has announced NordVPN Teams, a VPN solution aimed at businesses, with a focus on features such as control panels, dedicated company servers, location defaults and 24/7 support.
By | Sep 5, 2019 at 5:54 am
Security software company Kaspersky has discovered that thousands of students are unwittingly downloading malware when accessing essays and textbooks online. In the worst cases, the malicious software can take over an entire college network, posing a threat to all students.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 12:42 pm
Huawei has announced the reveal date for its upcoming Mate 30 series but no one is sure whether the new flagship phone will be available with Google's apps, or even if it will use the Android operating system. It's set to be one of the most intriguing recent phone launches.
By | Sep 2, 2019 at 11:47 am
The just-launched app Zao lets users slap their own faces onto movie clips, letting them cosplay as Leonard DiCaprio or Wolverine within seconds. It's only available in China, where it's a massive viral hit. Zao's success has spurred plenty of concerns about privacy violations.
By | Aug 28, 2019 at 6:54 pm
A malicious app has been downloaded more than 100 million times directly from the Google Play app store. The app, called CamScanner, allowed mobile devices to create PDFs. Here's how that app slipped through, and what it means for the cyber-safety of app downloaders everywhere.
By | Jul 1, 2019 at 7:36 pm
Iran's government-subsidized electricity saw a 7% spike in consumption in June, destabilizing the country's power grid. The culprit, according to Iranian authorities? 1,000 illegal bitcoin mining machines.
By | Aug 22, 2019 at 9:54 am
The newest iOS update, iOS 12.4, has accidentally unpatched an old security flaw that it had previously addressed, researchers have found. If your iPhone is running iOS 12.4 — and since it auto-updates, you likely are — you're theoretically at risk if you download a rogue ...
By | Aug 21, 2019 at 5:23 pm
A 2012 internet hoax is making the rounds again, tricking naïve social media users into sharing a big block of legal text that in no way, shape, or form protects them, their pictures, or their data from being shared online.
By | Aug 12, 2019 at 10:47 am
President Donald Trump hopes to pass an executive order that would see social media companies face closer scrutiny from the government, following his repeated allegations that the platforms show bias against conservative viewpoints.
By | Jun 27, 2019 at 4:51 pm
In May, the Trump administration issued a blanket ban on US companies supplying hardware or software to the Chinese tech giant Huawei. Now a new report claims that tech companies including Intel and Micron sold millions of dollars worth of products since the ban was announced.
By | Aug 9, 2019 at 11:04 am
At its annual developers conference, Huawei finally lifted the lid on its brand new operating system. Called HarmonyOS, the new operating system is set to work on a variety of devices — including smartphones. So, will HarmonyOS spell the end for Android?