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Category: App security


App security, Applications

Why you need a secret phone number (and how to get one)

June 17, 2021

Via: Mashable

Your phone number was never meant to be an all-access pass to your life. That 10-digit string has likely followed you around the world and across the internet for years. Over the course of that time, you’ve almost certainly handed […]


App security, Applications

Apple CEO Cook: Android has 47 times more malware than iOS

June 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the subject of a virtual interview at Europe’s VivaTech conference. The interview, discussed by MacRumors, lasted just shy of half an hour and was conducted by Guillaume Lacroix, CEO and founder of short form video […]


App security, Applications

New malware lets hackers secretly take screenshots of your Mac, but Apple has a fix

May 26, 2021

Via: Mashable

Mac users will want to update to the latest version of Mac OS as soon as possible. The update patches a security flaw that allows hackers to secretly take screenshots of your computer screen. The malware XCSSET was first uncovered […]


App security, Applications

Important Google Photos storage policy changes rolling out in June

May 25, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

It’s no secret that Google will no longer offer unlimited free photo and video backup at “high quality” come June 2021. The Mountain View company announced late last year a change to its high-quality storage policy, which will drop as […]


App security, Applications

Android apps put data of 100 million Google Play Store users at risk

May 20, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Security researchers have discovered that some popular Android apps leaked the data of over 100 million users after developers failed to properly configure their third party cloud services. News of the widespread data leak comes from a study of just […]


App security, Applications

Scary new Android malware targets millions of users; here’s how to keep your data safe

April 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Even though Google is absolutely trying its best to keep the billions (with a “b”) of active Android devices around the world protected against the many dangers mobile users can face nowadays navigating a wide sea of online temptation, there […]


App security, Applications

Here’s how Apple iPhone users can stop AirDrop from leaking personal data to hackers

April 23, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

AirDrop is a feature that allows Apple device users to send and receive photos, documents, and other files to a nearby iPhone or other compatible Apple devices without using cellular or Wi-Fi connectivity. The feature requires that both parties have […]


App security, Applications

Joker Trojan, a dangerous Android virus, infects Huawei

April 12, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Joker mobile malware has been around for a few years now, posing a constant threat to Android smartphones. Once downloaded, this particular breed of virus automatically subscribes you to various premium mobile subscriptions, forcing you to pay an arm and […]


App security, Applications

6 of the best VPNs to help keep you anonymous and secure on the web

March 23, 2021

Via: Mashable

Have you ever gotten the sneaking feeling that someone’s creeping over your virtual shoulder while you browse the web? Don’t freak out, but your gut is right: Your internet service provider (ISP) is tracking your every click — including the […]


App security, Applications

Malicious Microsoft Office files are running rampant

March 17, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic forced the majority of the world’s workforce into a remote working environment, cybercriminals have been increasingly utilizing weaponized Microsoft Office files. A new report from cybersecurity firm SonicWal claims it witnessed a 67% spike in […]