Working to ensure your online passwords are safe and protected will now be simpler and easier than before due to the new Android upgrade from Google. The company is releasing an update for Chrome for Android that will keep users safe. It will use its Duplex on the Web technology to change any credentials that it thinks have been stolen in an exploit or data breach. Continue reading “Google Assistant can now reset your compromised passwords”
In May, Google announced the inclusion of a “Data Safety” section in the Play Store, which is currently being implemented. The updated section will be available in full in the next few weeks, with full developer adoption set for July. Continue reading “Google Play Store’s “Data Safety” section begins rolling out”
The instant messaging platform WhatsApp has come a long way and continues to thrive despite being owned by Facebook. In fact, WhatsApp has grown from being a messaging platform to becoming an important aspect of our life. Thanks to frequent updates and useful features. Continue reading “WhatsApp adds new privacy settings for Groups to prevent people from adding you to a group”
With over 1 billion daily users, WhatsApp is easily the most popular instant messaging app at present. The service rolled out full end-to-end encryption for all communications last year so, every call you make, and every message, photo, video, file, and voice message you send, is end-to-end encrypted by default, including group chats. Today (February 7th) more than 120 countries worldwide, including all 28 countries of the European Union are celebrating Safer Internet Day. Let us see what safety measures we can take while using WhatsApp. Here is a detailed look at WhatsApp encryption and some handy security measures to protect your personal chats and conversations. Continue reading “Safer Internet Day: Here’s everything you need to know about WhatsApp encryption and security”
Apple has released a security fix for iOS devices following the discovery of malware targeting the platform that was found circulating in the Middle East.
Continue reading “Apple releases iOS 9.3.5 to fix security issues following spyware attack”
Google is strengthening encryption for data by rolling out the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) across its domain. Continue reading “Google rolls out HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) for data encryption across its domain”
Security researcher Gal Beniamini (via)has discovered a flaw in how Android devices handle full disk encryption. This puts millions of Android devices running on Qualcomm chips at a risk.
Continue reading “Full disk encryption vulnerability discovered on millions of Android devices”
Twitter has denied the reports that millions of accounts have been hacked and that login credentials of 32 million Twitter accounts are being sold on dark web.
Continue reading “Twitter denies reports of major password breach, locks million of accounts”
Google is adding new security features to Gmail for safe access of emails. The company is expanding the Safe Browsing service for Gmail users. Continue reading “Gmail gets safe browsing alerts and more in new update”
The US Department of Justice said that it does not need Apple’s help anymore to hack the San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone. The body requested a motion to cancel a Tuesday hearing on whether a federal court order could force Apple to help it open the phone, which is encrypted.
Continue reading “FBI says it has found a way to unlock iPhone, backs off Apple”
Just yesterday, we told you about a new security flaw that has been spotted and that it could possibly affect around 66% of the Android devices at risk. Now, Google has recognised the flaw but claims that the number of devices that will be affected is much smaller in reality.
Continue reading “Linux Kernel Exploit might not affect as many Android devices as expected”
It has been rumoured for a while that Whatsapp is working on an end-to-end encryption solution for its IM on the Android platform. A new screenshot shows a beta version which shows the security screen and proves that such a feature is in the works.
Continue reading “Whatsapp working on end-to-end encryption for Android smartphones”
Google has announced that it is bringing Safe Browsing security feature to Chrome on Android. The company has now enabled the feature by default on the Chrome browser for Android.
Continue reading “Google brings Safe Browsing to Chrome on Android”
Blackberry was ordered by the Pakistani government to shutdown its operations in the country by November 30th. Since then, the order has been extended till the 30th of December after which Blackberry will exit the country.
Continue reading “Blackberry to exit Pakistan – User privacy cited as the reason”
Earlier this year during MWC, we had met the folks from Sikur who told us that they were working on a smartphone called GranitePhone. The smartphone as the name suggests is aimed at protecting the users data and maintaining privacy.
Continue reading “Sikur GranitePhone now available for pre-order – Focuses on user privacy and security”