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Android’s Built-in Security Key Now Works With iOS Devices For Secure Login

n April this year, a software update from Google overnight turned all Android phones, running Android 7.0 Nougat and up, into a FIDO-certified hardware security key as part of a push to encourage two-step verification. The feature made it possible for users to confirm their identity when logging into a Google …

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Powerful Android and iOS Spyware Found Deployed in 45 Countries

One of the world’s most dangerous Android and iPhone spyware program has been found deployed against targets across 45 countries around the world over the last two years, a new report from Citizen Lab revealed. The infamous spyware, dubbed Pegasus, is developed by NSO Group—an Israeli company which is mostly …

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Telegram Messenger Adds AI-powered Encrypted Voice Calls

Joining the line with rival chat apps WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook Messenger, and Signal, the Telegram instant messaging service has finally rolled out a much-awaited feature for the new beta versions of its Android app: Voice Calling. And what’s interesting? Your calls will be secured by Emojis, and quality will be …

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Google Allo, WhatsApp, Messenger, Telegram; which is the best messaging app for you?

Google has launched a second messaging platform, Google Allo, soon after the launch of their dedicated video calling app in the form of Google Duo. This has suddenly made us aware of the sheer number of messaging apps in the market. There are way too many apps being offered and all of them, …

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Chainfire’s SuHide — Now You Can Hide Your Android Root Status On Per-App Basis

The man, the myth, the living legend—Chainfire—is back at it with yet another exceptionally-promising tool that will nicely play in concert with his magnum opus, SuperSU. It seems Chainfire is back at it again as he just announced its newest tool, dubbed suhide. What it does is simple, yet brilliant – …

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How to stop WhatsApp from sharing your personal data with Facebook

WhatsApp will start sharing data with its parent company Facebook shortly, in spite of the promises the company made when it was first acquired. Facebook will get access to your phone number and other data so that it can deliver better friend suggestions… and serve targeted ads. But you’ll be able …

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Traffic Hijacking Linux Flaw Affects 80% of Android Devices

An estimated 80 percent of Android smartphones and tablets running Android 4.4 KitKat and higher are vulnerable to a recently disclosed Linux kernel flaw that allows hackers to terminate connections, spy on unencrypted traffic or inject malware into the parties’ communications. Even the latest Android Nougat Preview is considered to …

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Warning! Over 900 Million Android Phones Vulnerable to New ‘QuadRooter’ Attack

Android has Fallen! Yet another set of Android security vulnerabilities has been discovered in Qualcomm chipsets that affect more than 900 Million Android smartphones and tablets worldwide. What’s even worse: Most of those affected Android devices will probably never be patched. Dubbed “Quadrooter,” the set of four vulnerabilities discovered in …

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Hack Brief: Hackers Breach the Ultra-Secure Messaging App Telegram in Iran

YOU’RE TRYING TO protect yourself from the hacks and data breaches that make headlines every week. Great! Maybe you even switched to an encrypted messaging service that specifically touts its strong data protections. Smart! Or was it? In today’s security climate, apparently no good deed goes unpunished. Reuters reported today …

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How to download and play Pokemon Go without Virus

Pokémon Go is Nintendo’s first foray into augmented reality apps for Apple and Android devices, and it has already proved to be incredibly popular, with Pokémon players around the world downloading the app and hunting for pocket monsters. Although most of the world can’t wait to catch Pokémon on their …

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