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DHS-Funded Research Reveals Mobile Flaws Affecting Millions

7 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

7 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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Your Next iPhone Could Charge Your AirPods, Apple Watch, And More

Your Next iPhone Could Charge Your AirPods, Apple Watch, And More

The next round of new iPhone models could feature reverse wireless charging, which allows you to use your phone to wirelessly charge other devices, Insider reports citing Mac... Read more ...

‘Bloomberg': Apple To Announce These New Streaming Services Monday, Taking...

‘Bloomberg': Apple To Announce These New Streaming Services Monday, Taking Aim At Netflix And Amazon

Apple will usher in a new era for the company during an event on Monday, marking their largest strategic shift since launching the iPhone in 2007, Bloomberg speculates. When... Read more ...

Apple may have a surprise subscription service to announce Monday

Apple may have a surprise subscription service to announce Monday

We've heard a lot about what to expect from Apple's planned event on Monday. We know that Apple likely won't have any hardware to announce since it quietly already launched two... Read more ...

This Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker on sale for $50 can keep your home stocked

This Hamilton Beach Coffee Maker on sale for $50 can keep your home stocked

Connect with Amazon Dash to let this coffee maker re-order for you. Amazon has the Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Connected Single-Serve Coffee Maker on sale today only for just... Read more ...

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

How to SIM unlock the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 flagship smartphone was launched last year where it offered users a huge screen and also the S Pen stylus for them to use. Its size made it perfect for... Read more ...

The next iPhone is rumored to be able to charge up your other gadgets

The next iPhone is rumored to be able to charge up your other gadgets

Reversible wireless charging - the ability to charge other gadgets as well as be charged wirelessly - is heading to the iPhone 11 , according to supply chain sources. Japanese... Read more ...

Play your jams with Dudios' Zeus Ace Wireless Earbuds on sale under $24

Play your jams with Dudios' Zeus Ace Wireless Earbuds on sale under $24

With the included charging case, these headphones can last for up to 30 hours of listening time. The Dudios Zeus Ace True Wireless Earbuds fall to just $23.79 at Amazon when... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G Release Date Revealed In New ‘Korea Herald' Report

Together with the rest of the Galaxy S10 line and the much-hyped Galaxy Fold, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G was announced at the company's Unpacked event in San Francisco on... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower Charging Mat Could Be Launched Next Week

Apple's AirPower Charging Mat Could Be Launched Next Week

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat was announced in 2017 alongside the iPhone X but it has yet to make its debut. There were times when it was even rumored that the... Read more ...

Apple reportedly launching ‘truly wireless' Beats Powerbeats headphones next...

Apple reportedly launching ‘truly wireless' Beats Powerbeats headphones next month following new AirPods

Apple's second-generation AirPods aren't the only newly updated headphones hitting the market this spring. That's according to CNET which has a nice scoop on upcoming Beats... Read more ...