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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

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Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

http://mashable.com/2015/06/17/samsung-phones-security-flaw/

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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500 Million Android Devices and Data at Risk

I always recommend selling your old phone to a company like Gazelle when you upgrade to a new phone, as they'll make sure it finds a new home, or to find a recycling program like Apple's, which collects any mobile phone. 820 more words

Android

Safari Bug Could Make Dangerous Phishing Attacks Easier than Ever

Phishing is a “hacker” tactic as old as the internet. The process is simple, and involves a person, the phisher, setting up a fake website that looks nearly identical to the real thing. 701 more words

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iOS Security Flaw Allows Attacker to Crash Apps, Prevent Reboot

A new security flaw has been discovered in iOS that will consistenty make all apps that use the internet crash upon launch, and it can also force apps to be stuck in a boot cycle. 250 more words

Apple

Mac Users, Upgrade to Yosemite

Yesterday, I updated my iPhone to iOS 8.3. I figured this would make it incompatible with Xcode 6.2, but what I didn't realize is that Apple would make Xcode 6.3 only available on Yosemite. 714 more words

Mac

Hardware Hack Makes iPhone Passcodes Hackable

For the standard 4 digit iPhone passcode, there are 10,000 possible combinations. This means it would take many days to guess. On top of that, the phone will lock up after a certain number of guesses, so no hacker could sit there and try every combination, as they'll end up locked out. 541 more words

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