Tag: hacking

Google helps users avoid covid-19 online security scams by a website

Google launched a new website on Wednesday, focused on avoiding covid-19 related security scams. With the rise in online security scams related to covid‑19 pandemic , this site aims to… Read more »

Google’s latest Play Store update will protect you from exploitative apps

Google has announced a new Play Store update that will  protect them from certain exploitative apps. The update will combat “fleeceware” subscription apps, include new location data policies, and help… Read more »

Coronavirus tracker app, but locks your phone

The novel coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves across the world of tech. Companies are shutting down manufacturing plants, closing stores and cancelling events to limit the spread of the virus…. Read more »

Android Bluetooth Vulnerability Allowed Exploit Without User Interaction

Google has revealed a serious security flaw affecting its Android OS. As disclosed, a Bluetooth subsystem vulnerability affected the Android OS that could allow remote code execution on the target… Read more »

Facebook’s iOS app opening camera in background without their knowledge

Facebook and instances of its invasion of privacy seem to be never ending. This time, there are complaints that users of iPhones and possibly other iOS devices have noticed the camera app… Read more »

Bug in Facebook Messenger Exposed Users’ Data : Researchers Said

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed about making his platform more secure, a bug in Facebook Messenger allowed websites to gain access to users’ data, including who they have been… Read more »