security Stories July 9

Timehop hacked: users advised to take urgent steps to protect their cellphone numbers

Timehop, an app which resurfaces memories from your past social media posts, says that it has been hacked. Names, email addresses and phone numbers have been obtained, and the company urges users to take urgent steps to protect their cellphone numbers …

security Stories June 26

If you’re in the market for a new wireless router, you’d be well advised to look out for models which support a new security standard. After relying on WPA2 for security for more than a decade, the Wi-Fi Alliance has just begun certifying products that use its replacement: WPA3 …

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security Stories May 11

Updates are easily the biggest problem facing the Android ecosystem, and Google is working hard to fix that. Project Treble has proven that it’s capable of making updates easier, and now Google is stepping up requirements for OEMs when it comes to security patches.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

security Stories April 26

Google will make 3rd-party logins more secure in May with a new account verification feature

Google takes security very seriously, especially when it comes to logging in to your account. Today, the company has announced a new sign-in feature that should help out with upping the security even further.

security Stories April 12

Updates on Android have long been a mess. Despite Google’s best efforts to improve security and make updates easier for everyone, it’s rare that an OEM can actually keep up with everything Google is doing. According to a new report, though, some have just been saying they’re up to date, without actually putting in the work…

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security Stories April 2

ACLU & others call for tech companies – including Google – to sign four-point ‘security pledge’

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and six other campaign groups have responded to the Facebook privacy controversy by calling on tech companies to sign a ‘security pledge.’ The pledge asks companies to make four promises to their customers and users …

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