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App security, Applications

Facebook rolls out dark mode for mobile users

June 29, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

Since Facebook rolled out the dark theme for its Messenger last year, it was being speculated that the company will roll out dark mode for its mobile app. Finally, after a long wait, Facebook’s mobile app has started receiving dark […]


App security, Applications

Facebook wants more Messenger security options, tests new iOS feature

June 15, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Facebook is currently experimenting with a feature for its iOS Messenger app, meant to add additional protection to the user’s privacy by asking users to authenticate using Touch ID, Face ID or a passcode, before accessing the user’s conversations. When […]


App security, Applications

Tens of thousands of malicious Android apps flooding user devices

June 4, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Tens of thousands of dangerous Android apps are putting mobile users at heightened risk of fraud and cyberattack, a report has claimed. Mobile security firm Upstream identified over 29,000 malicious Android apps in active use during Q1 2020, double the […]


App security, Applications

Zoom security: Here’s how Germany got its wires crossed over video-chat privacy

June 3, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Germany’s various commissioners for data privacy have been kept busy during the country’s lockdown. Working from home, millions of citizens turned to online communications, including video conferencing and messaging services. Recent research shows that 57% of Germans currently use video […]


App security, Applications

Critical vulnerabilities found in popular VPN apps

May 13, 2020

Via: Tech Radar

Researchers have found various flaws in popular VPN applications that may have exposed users to the hackers allowing them to install malicious updates and ransomware remotely. According to the experts, top VPN apps including PrivateVPN and Betternet were found to […]


App security, Applications

You’ll have to pay for Zoom’s new end-to-end encryption feature

May 8, 2020

Via: BGR

The novel coronavirus pandemic forced us to spend more time indoors than ever in recent history. Those who were able to study or work from home replaced their daily rituals with a different environment, one dominated that all sorts of […]


App Review, App security, Applications

Confirmed! Telegram to bring a secure group video calling feature soon

April 27, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

As the social messaging app Telegram announced its new milestone achievement of 400 million monthly users globally, the company also revealed its upcoming features. Telegram has sent out a press release that reveals it is planning to launch a ‘secure […]


App security, Applications

WhatsApp says viral message forwarding is down 70% after it took steps to combat COVID-19 misinformation

April 27, 2020

Via: Business Insider

WhatsApp seems to have successfully put a leash on messages going viral on its platform. A spokeswoman told Business Insider it’s seen a huge reduction in viral forwarded messages. “Since putting into place this new limit, globally there has been […]


App security, Applications

Apple to fix a flaw that may have allowed hackers to steal data via iOS Mail App

April 23, 2020

Via: Pocket Now

Recently, a bug, which also exists on iPads was discovered that is said to have been exploited in at least six cybersecurity break-ins. An Apple spokesman acknowledged that a vulnerability exists in Apple’s software for email, the Mail app on […]


App security, Applications

Zoom grows to 300 million users despite security backlash

April 23, 2020

Via: The Verge

Zoom has hit the headlines recently for a growing number of security and privacy concerns, but that doesn’t seem to have stopped people from flocking to the video conferencing app. Zoom has now revealed that it has surpassed 300 million […]