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App security, Applications

Smartphone Users Still Identifiable Even With Data Anonymity | New Study Explains How You Can Be Tracked

January 26, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Smartphone users can still be identified or tracked even if their data have anonymity. This detail was discovered by a new study titled “Anonymity takes more than protecting personal details.” The latest research about smartphone data security was published in […]


App security, Applications

Apple launches new ‘Personal Safety User Guide’ amid AirTag concerns and more

January 25, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has launched a new “Personal Safety User Guide” that aggregates details and support documents that can help users “when your personal safety is at risk.” The launch of this dedicated hub comes after Apple published an initial round of […]


App security, Applications

Apple working on a fix for Safari bug that leaks browsing history and Google ID

January 18, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Earlier this week, FingerprintJS revealed a serious bug in Apple’s Safari web browser that lets anyone extract a user’s browsing history and even Google User IDs. As expected, Apple is now working on a fix for this bug, which is […]


App security, Applications

After multiple data breaches, the FCC proposes new data breach rules for carriers

January 14, 2022

Via: Phone Arena

The FCC proposed a new set of rules for carriers to follow in the event of a data breach (via The Verge). The FCC proposed eliminating the current seven-day waiting time for customers to be notified of a data breach […]


App security, Applications

Windows security in ’22 — you need more than just antivirus software

January 10, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Do you need antivirus in 2022 — especially when some options now come with a cryptominers built in? Several antivirus vendors — some options free, others, paid — have begun bundling their antivirus products with software that generates virtual currency. […]


App security, Applications

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint brings remote deployment to iOS

January 6, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

With the latest Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) preview for iOS, Microsoft has taken another step that should make life easier for IT administrators who need to secure remote iOS devices at the endpoint. Endpoint protection without the user friction […]


App security, Applications

Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone

December 15, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrong reason. As we’ve discussed ad nauseam over the years, most of the missives you read about this-or-that super-scary malware/virus/brain-eating-boogie-monster are […]


App security, Applications

One of the biggest proxy service providers just launched a VPN

December 13, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

The web data platform and proxy service Bright Data (formerly Luminati) has announced the release of its new completely free VPN service. BrightVPN aims to disrupt the traditional VPN market by offering the same features as paid, subscription-based VPNs while […]


App security, Applications

Google is investigating reports of Pixel repairs resulting in leaked photos

December 7, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Reports about Pixel phones sent for repairs and then exploited by workers for personal information are circulating the internet. Game designer and author Jane McGonigal sent a Google Pixel 5a for repairs. She then found out that someone had accessed […]


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Apple discloses US State Department staff iPhones were targeted by NSO Group hacking tools

December 3, 2021

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has reportedly informed some US State Department employees that their iPhones were the target of a sophisticated hacking tool created by the NSO Group. Apple recently sued the organization responsible for the Pegasus spyware created to compromise the security […]