Google to roll out security updates to Nexus devices every month

After the discovery of the “Stagefright” vulnerability, the worst Android vulnerability in history, Google has announced that, like Samsung, it will be rolling out security updates to Nexus devices every month. Google announced on the Android Official Blog: An Update to Nexus Devices Security has always been a major focus for Android and Google Play: […]

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 Samsung plans to roll out Android security updates every month

Let’s face it; Android may be the most popular mobile operating system in the planet, but it is more susceptible to vulnerabilities than any other platform. To remedy this issue and in the wake of the worst Android vulnerability to hit the OS, “Stagefright,” Samsung has announced that it plans to roll out Android security […]

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 BlackBerry to build Android-powered smartphones only if they were secure enough

Word on the street is, BlackBerry is getting ready to unveil a new smartphone, not powered by BlackBerry 10 OS, but by Android. According to the Canadian phone maker’s head honcho, BlackBerry will only build an Android-powered smartphone if they were secure enough. In an interview with CNBC, BlackBerry CEO John Chen was asked about […]

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 Samsung promises to fix Galaxy S6 SwiftKey vulnerability with update

Security at NowSecure have revealed a SwiftKey vulnerability that threatens security for top Samsung devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S6. It reports, “Over 600 million Samsung mobile device users have been affected by a significant security risk on leading Samsung models, including the recently released Galaxy S6. The risk comes from a pre-installed keyboard that allows […]

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 Samsung responds to blog post claiming KNOX easy to hack

Mobile Security Blog claimed that Samsung’s KNOX password and key management could be easily hacked. The Korean tech giant has responded to these claims, saying that the blog’s “conclusions to be incorrect.” In the official KNOX blog, Samsung writes: Overview A recent blog post provided an analysis of KNOX’s password-handling code, claiming to have discovered vulnerabilities […]

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 Apple iPad Air 2 offers better security with Touch ID

Apple has officially unveiled its new iPad Air 2, and has confirmed previous rumours that claimed the new tablet would sport Touch ID. The fingerprint sensor was previously only available to the iPhone. Now that Touch ID is on board the new iPad, users will get to enjoy better security. According to Apple, “Your fingerprint […]

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 Google says Android 5.0 Lollipop will offer ‘kill switch’

On the Android website, Google explains more about the security features Android 5.0 (Lollipop) has to offer. Google says, “Share your device securely with guest user mode. Or create multiple user accounts to enable friends to log in on your device. In either case, no one will be able to access any of your stuff. […]

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 Schmidt says Google is more secure than Apple

After leaked nude celebrity photos were taken from iCloud, Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter, letting its customers know that Apple is still secure. Cook also took the opportunity to take a swing at Google. Here’s the open letter: At Apple, your trust means everything to us. That’s why we respect your privacy […]

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 Emails reveal Apple knew about iCloud security hole 6 months before Celebgate

Leaked emails obtained by The Daily Dot reveals that Apple knew about the iCloud security hole six months before celebrity nude photos from the cloud storage service (also known as Celebgate) was leaked. Should Apple have done more to patch this iCloud security hole? Still planning on storing sensitive data on iCloud? Drop a comment […]

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 BlackBerry strengthens mobile security with the acquisition of Secusmart

BlackBerry strengthens mobile security with the acquisition of German firm Secusmart. Press release: BlackBerry Reinforces Mobile Security Leadership with Acquisition of Secusmart WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 29, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, has entered into an agreement to acquire Secusmart GmbH, a leader in high-security voice and data encryption and […]

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