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Lenovo Releases An Apology For Its Lenovo Service Engine Mess

Lenovo has been in news for all the wrong reasons lately. And recently, it was once again, thanks to Microsoft’s all-new and upgraded Windows 10 operating system. 261 more words

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Critical Flaw IDed In ZigBee Smart Home Devices

Security researchers have identified a critical vulnerability in devices using ZigBee, a wireless standard used for connectivity in multiple Internet of Things and smart home devices — raising the specter of hackers breaking into your smart home and doing what they like with your connected locks, alarm system and even controlling your lightbulbs. 496 more words


Android Fingerprint Sensors Less Secure than iPhone

There were Android phones that used fingerprint sensors long before Apple ever introduced TouchID, however, they were far from popular. These were the old kind of consumer fingerprint sensors, the ones that required the user to slide their finger over a thin strip, which would (sometimes) read the print correctly and allow access. 450 more words


Stagefright Android Vulnerability Leaves 95% of Android Users at Risk

I'm going to say something that might surprise many of my readers: I love Android. I do. I've used a number of Android devices, and I've come to really appreciate the operating system. 622 more words

Lethal Android Texting Vulnerability Could Affect Millions Of Devices

After the iOS text-messaging bug that was triggered by a string of unicode characters, comes another Android texting vulnerability that currently leaves millions of Android devices open to data theft and a lot more. 301 more words


Samsung Fixes SwiftKey Security Flaw

Samsung has announced that, while the likelihood of attack is low, it plans to roll out security updates to its mobile devices.

Updates will be directly pushed to devices users, who must agree to receive them. 35 more words


Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones


Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there’s nothing you can do about it. 454 more words

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