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This is why you shouldn’t use Apple’s highlighter tool to censor sensitive info

A recent Reddit post details the danger of using a popular built-in tool in the iOS image editing menu. The tool, commonly referred to as the highlighter (it's actually a chisel-shaped [...]

2019-11-28T14:02:19+00:00November 28th, 2019|Sector news|

Get these five highly-rated smartphone apps at Black Friday prices

TLDR: Enjoy five of the most popular security, productivity and wellness apps around, all at bedrock prices. Just like everybody else, we're always prowling for the most useful, powerful new apps [...]

2019-11-26T02:00:12+00:00November 26th, 2019|Sector news, Smartphone brands|

Popular Android apps are shipping with outdated bug-ridden software

Researchers have found that several popular Android apps, including Facebook, AliExpress, and WeChat, come with outdated software components that contain unpatched security flaws. Native vulnerabilities in third-party mobile apps are one kind. [...]

2019-11-22T06:02:12+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Sector news|

Apple relaunches its WWDC app with a new name and mobile-friendly dev content

Last night, Apple released a dedicated mobile app for developers  with videos and articles on various design and development tools. It's imaginatively named 'Apple Developer.' This is an extension of the old Worldwide [...]

2019-11-19T20:00:18+00:00November 19th, 2019|Sector news|

Instagram cracks down on app that allowed users to stalk private profiles

Instagram is cracking down on an app that allowed users to look into private profiles without their permission. According to Android Police, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network has confirmed that the app [...]

2019-11-19T19:00:14+00:00November 19th, 2019|Sector news|

Bugs in Qualcomm chips leaked private data from Samsung and LG phones

Researchers have disclosed a set of vulnerabilites affecting Qualcomm chipsets that could allow a potential attacker to steal critical information. The findings - published by cybersecurity vendor Check Point Research - [...]

2019-11-15T23:00:12+00:00November 15th, 2019|Sector news|