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App security, Applications

Android Users Beware! Security Flaw on Apple’s Audio Codec Exposes Smartphones to Attacks

April 22, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Android users could be exposed to Apple’s audio codec security flaw on their smartphones, recent cybersecurity research warned. Android logo is seen displayed on a phone screen in this illustration photo taken in Tehatta, West Bengal, India on April 27, […]


News and Press

Researchers prove iPhones, Android, and smart speakers have a huge security flaw that can’t be fixed

November 5, 2019

Via: BGR

Researchers, including a person who was responsible for discovering the massive Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that chipmakers and computer makers hurried to patch in early 2018, have discovered a huge security issue that can affect practically every smart speaker from […]


Editorial

Google’s Major iPhone Security Flaw Actually Affects More Operating Systems

September 10, 2019

Via: William Palmer

Google’s Project Zero security task force reported that it uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones for at least two years to gain access to personal files, messages, and real-time location data. According to Motherboard, it could be one of […]


App security, Applications

Opera sync system hacked, passwords of 1.7 million users reset

August 29, 2016

Via: Mashable

Opera says the sync feature on its browsers was recently hacked, and data of some of its users was compromised. As a security measure, the Norway-based software firm is forcing all sync users to reset their passwords. Opera’s synchronization feature […]