NSA: Turn off these smartphone features if you want your location to stay secret

NSA: Turn off these smartphone features if you want your location to stay secret

The U.S. National Security Agency has urged the Department of Defense and other national-security personnel to deactivate Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS on their phones if…

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Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

Viral app hit FaceApp, which makes users look old, has privacy concerns

If you’ve been anywhere near social media for the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen people posting photos of themselves, but aged to make them…

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Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

Flaws in Telegram & WhatsApp on Android Put Data at Risk

App settings combined with Android behavior can put data integrity at risk for WhatsApp and Telegram users. WhatsApp and Telegram are personal messaging apps that…

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Hackers Can Now Trick USB Chargers To Destroy Your Devices—This Is How It Works

Hackers Can Now Trick USB Chargers To Destroy Your Devices—This Is How It Works

Not all cyberattacks focus on data theft. Sometimes the intent is “to achieve the destruction of the physical world through digital means,” Chinese tech giant…

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25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

As many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts,…

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China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

China installs spyware on tourists’ Android phones, downloads data from iPhones

Foreigners visiting certain areas of China are having their smartphones searched at the border. With Android phones, authorities install a piece of spyware that has…

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New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

New Android Spyware Tools Emerge in Widespread Surveillance Campaign

Researchers have uncovered a surveillance campaign, dating back to at least 2013, which has used a slew of Android surveillanceware tools to spy on the…

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Fraud Attacks from Mobile Spiked 300% in Q1

Fraud Attacks from Mobile Spiked 300% in Q1

Fraud attacks from mobile apps spiked by 300% in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new researcher from RSA. Published today, the Fraud…

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This Is 'Shakti', The 1st Ever 'Made In India' Computer Chip Developed And Built By IIT Madras

This Is ‘Shakti’, The 1st Ever ‘Made In India’ Computer Chip Developed And Built By IIT Madras

The Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, last week, made a hallmark breakthrough for Indian computing. A group of engineers from the institute has managed…

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Report: Huawei’s Android OS alternative 60% faster than Android

Report: Huawei’s Android OS alternative 60% faster than Android

Whether it will be called Ark OS or Oak OS globally is still a mystery, but Huawei’s Android alternative, dubbed HongMeng OS in China, is being…

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