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Fake Android Privacy Tool is Really Malware

Fake Android Privacy Tool is Really Malware

Last year, Bitdefender researchers uncovered a powerful malware called Triout. This spyware became the “framework for building extensive surveillance capabilities into seemingly benign applications.” Unfortunately, Triout is back with new tactics, posing as the...

Amazon Proposes Facial Recognition Guidelines

Amazon Proposes Facial Recognition Guidelines

Amazon has proposed a list of facial recognition technology guidelines that it hopes policymakers in the US and worldwide will consider when drafting laws. The company faces criticism for its Rekognition toolkit face recognition technology, which is a driving force...

Apple Says No to Apps with Screen-Recording Code

Apple Says No to Apps with Screen-Recording Code

Apple is cracking down on developers. If their app contains screen-recording code, or a "session replay" feature, they're at risk for getting removed from the App Store. Some big companies use analytics tools to record every swipe and tap users make within an app....

Android Phones Vulnerable to Bug in PNG Images

Android Phones Vulnerable to Bug in PNG Images

Google posted a security bulletin announcing that a bug let hackers into Android phones. Users were enticed to click on a “maliciously crafted” image of a cute cat. This then allowed hackers to run arbitrary code on the phone.The cat image itself was not the critical...

Samsung Smartphones Will Support WiFi 6

Samsung Smartphones Will Support WiFi 6

Going forward Samsung smartphones will support WiFi 6 standards, starting with the Galaxy S10. What does this mean for you?‘WiFi 6’ is the new name for the 802.11ax wireless standard. The WiFi Alliance took steps to reduce confusion about wireless standard...

 

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