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DHS-Funded Research Reveals Mobile Flaws Affecting Millions

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

New vulnerabilities that affect millions of smartphone users in the U.S. alone have now been reported by the Department of Homeland Security at this year's Black Hat USA 2018 conference. The news follows DHS-funded research conducted by Kryptowire, with manufacturers of the devices receiving notification of the problem back in February. The flaws themselves allow a malicious entity to escalate device privileges on affected mobile phones. That effectively grants control over a device and, by proxy, access to everything from emails and text messages to sensitive user data. They also affect...
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Researchers Find Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp That Can Spread Fake News

Researchers Find Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp That Can Spread Fake News

4 monthes ago   |   By Android Headlines

Researchers at Check Point have found that there are about three different vulnerabilities in WhatsApp that could help users spread fake news to others. According to Check Point, these vulnerabilities allow for “a threat actor to intercept and manipulate messages sent by those in a group or private conversation.” This would allow the attacker to create and spread misinformation or fake news.
There are three vulnerabilities that were found, which include: Changing a reply from someone, Quoting a message in a reply to a group conversation, and sending a message to a member of a group that...
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Flash deal: Apple's urBeats3 earphones are on sale for just $40

Flash deal: Apple's urBeats3 earphones are on sale for just $40

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Android Messages app update introduces new messaging option

Android Messages app update introduces new messaging option

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Apple Music Now Playable on Amazon Echo Speakers via Alexa in United States

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Apple will update iPhones in China in response to Qualcomm's sales ban win

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The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite may have a couple of exclusive colors

The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite may have a couple of exclusive colors

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Apple may shift more iPhone production to Pegatron to circumvent China...

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Keep your phone charged with this $7 Qi-certified wireless charging pad

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Wireless is the best. This Choetech Qi-certified wireless charging pad is down to $6.99 with code XML2CEOR on Amazon. The pad normally sells for around $13 without the code... Read more ...

Best iPhone apps in 2018

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Ming-Chi Kuo Says iPhone XR Demand Has Been Lower Than Expected, Slashes...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 gets December security patch

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