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China dismisses US security claims
Published in News
Monday, 18 March 2019 12:47

China dismisses US security claims

 
… As EU negotiates for better access

China has dismissed US security claims against its telecoms equipment maker Huawei as groundless and “abnormal”.

Android AV apps don't work
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:54

Android AV apps don't work


More than 250 in the Google Play app store did not work

More than 250 anti-virus apps in Google Play are snake oil and fail to offer any defence against malware samples, according to the Austrian antivirus-testing lab AV-Comparatives

Internal security is nightmare says survey
Published in News


Employees share the most sensitive data

More than 83 percent of companies had an employee accidentally expose customer or sensitive data a new study had found.

Huawei mocks US security stance
Published in Network
Thursday, 28 February 2019 11:33

Huawei mocks US security stance


We don’t spy, but you guys do

Huawei’s chairman Guo Ping took a swing at the US government while insisting that his outfit doesn't use its privileged position to spy on its users around the world.

Pirates make light work of Apple security
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 February 2019 11:38

Pirates make light work of Apple security


Distributing hacked versions of popular apps


Software distributors such as TutuApp, Panda Helper, AppValley and TweakBox have found a simple way to distribute pirated iPhone apps without using Apple’s app store.

Huawei security issues will take five years to fix
Published in Network


Will spend 1.5 billion pounds to keep the Brits happy

The Chinese technology giant Huawei has said security problems raised in a government report could take between three and five years to fix.

Apple was warned about huge security bug
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 10:53

Apple was warned about huge security bug


Ignored it for a more than a week

Fruity cargo cult Apple knew about a killer bug on its iPhone software which allowed users to listen into their mates’ conversations for a week before it pulled the software.

Outdated software is the biggest security hazard
Published in News


Best before expired

Avast’s PC Trends Report 2019 found that users are making themselves vulnerable by not implementing security patches and keeping outdated versions of popular applications on their PCs.

Google+ shuts down faster after security breach
Published in News


Anti-social notworking

Google will shut down its Google+ social media service in April, four months ahead of schedule, after finding a software flaw for the second time this year that allowed partner apps to access its users’ private data.

Apple’s super security chip is all about lock downs
Published in PC Hardware


Attempt to kill third-party repairs

The Tame Apple Press has made much ado about the fruity cargo cult Apple’s super cool game-changing T2 security chip which is supposed to make Macs like Fort Knox.  But according to the Verge, the T2 chip is a nasty bit of DRM whose main job is to lock down Apple devices from third-party repair services.