Tag: Security

Windows 10 bug causes internet connectivity issues, Microsoft confirms

Windows 10 May 2020 Update has received fixes for major bugs in Microsoft’s monthly patches for July, but it looks like the update has yet another unpatched problem and it has been… Read more »

Malware Joker: Google blocks 11 apps from Play Store

Google has reportedly banned 11 apps from its app store for injecting malware into users’ phones. The applications include include com.imagecompress.android, com.relax.relaxation.androidsms, com.cheery.message.sendsms (two different instances), com.peason.lovinglovemessage, com.contact.withme.texts, com.hmvoice.friendsms, com.file.recovefiles,… Read more »

Gmail users flooded with spam messages, says issue fixed

Gmail users around the world were complaining about spam messages flooding their inbox over the weekend as the Google service was apparently suffering from a widespread problem with its email… Read more »

LinkedIn caught snooping on iOS clipboard, assured a fix

LinkedIn has been caught snooping on iOS’ clipboard. A user of iOS 14 Developer beta has caught the Microsoft app copying contents of the MacBook Pro’s clipboard, courtesy of the… Read more »

India bans 59 Chinese apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat, Likee

The government has banned 59 Chinese applications including top social media platforms such as TikTok, Helo and WeChat in order to counter the privacy security posed by these applications. The government announced the ban… Read more »

TikTok and other apps caught accessing the clipboard in iOS 14

Apple has through a new security patch on the latest iOS 14 exposed the number of smartphone apps that read contents of users’ clipboards whenever they are on screen. Popular video-sharing… Read more »

Google is being sued for tracking users while browsing in incognito mode

Google was hit by a class-action lawsuit in California on Tuesday, alleged the company continues to track the internet activity of Chrome browser users even when they are browsing in… Read more »

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 »