Category: Mobile

An unpatched Apple iOS bug could expose data There is a currently unpatched security vulnerability that is affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later. The bug prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from encrypting all traffic and can lead to some internet connections bypassing VPN encryption to expose the data of users, or to leak their IP addresses. […]

One of the most destructive malware botnets can now spread to nearby Wi-Fi networks Emotet malware has proven itself to be a top threat. This malware has a sophisticated code base and regularly evolving methods aimed at tricking targets into clicking on malicious links. From emptying consumers’ bank accounts to installing other types of malware, […]

Samsung has released the Galaxy Z Flip phone with foldable glass display. After Samsung’s Galaxy Fold issues and failure, they’ve decided to release a different kind of foldable phone. The Galaxy Z Flip phone, which released on February 14, 2020, retails for $1,380. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is similar to a Motorola Razr, as it […]

Malwarebytes reports a low-end smartphone that has unremovable malware Malwarebytes is reporting that malware has been detected already pre-installed on a smartphone provided by Lifeline, a government-subsidized program that offers smartphones to low-income Americans. The smartphone model in question is the Android-based Unimax (UXM) U686CL made for Assurance Wireless, the company that provides the cellphones […]

Microsoft Teams rolling out a secure walkie-talkie feature Soon, you’ll be able to use Microsoft Teams to speak to your colleagues quickly and easily, via Walkie Talkie. The feature will turn smartphones or tablets into a walkie-talkie that will work over Wi-Fi. It can also be used over the cellular network. Microsoft is embedding the […]

Facebook admits to lawmakers that they need to track users at all time Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and Senator Chris Coons of Delaware asked Facebook to respect the decision of users and to keep their locations private. Facebook has now issued a response to those two senators explaining why it tracks users’ locations even […]

Blue light may not be as disruptive to sleep as night mode is Researchers at the University of Manchester have found that blue light may not be as disruptive to our sleep patterns as originally thought. The team found that using dim, cooler lights in the evening and bright warmer lights in the day may […]

Motorola releases a walkie-talkie and cellphone hybrid to help first responders In emergencies, smartphones aren’t always able to live up to their potential, (for instance, when a hurricane or tornado knocks down cell towers, or if a forest fire disrupts the communication infrastructure in remote areas). For reasons like these, first responders rely on land […]

iPhone users are finding that their cameras are being turned on by using the Facebook app Concerned iPhone users brought to light a bug that activates their device’s camera when using the Facebook app. It was noted that the camera was activated behind Facebook’s app as users were watching videos or looking at photos on […]

7 ways that Firewall as a Service increases business security, flexibility and growth   With the importance of continuity and uptime in order to maintain a competitive advantage in business, your network protection needs to be on point. With more and more migration to cloud-based platforms, and the rise of doing business using mobile devices, […]