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Is your smartphone lying to you about having the latest Android security updates?

5 monthes ago   |   By Beta News

If you thought your Android phone was patched with all of the latest security updates, it might be time to think again. A report by Security Research Labs found that some phone manufacturers were not only failing to deliver security updates, but were hiding this fact from users. The company found that some devices suffered a "patch gap" whereby manufacturers altered the date reported to Android - and users - about when security updates were last installed, without actually installing any patches. See also: Discover the best apps and games with Google's Android Excellence April 2018 update...
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Verizon's HTC 10 phones get Oreo update

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

If you own an HTC 10 smartphone which you got from Verizon, you probably would have given up waiting for an update to Android Oreo. In most cases, giving up would be the logical thing to do, except that in this case, Verizon actually came up with the goods. The US carrier is now updating...
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Android phones may have hidden missed security patches from you

5 monthes ago   |   By Android Community

One measure of security a user has when using an Android device is when you get the monthly security patches from Google. But what happens when you discover that some Android phone manufacturers - and alas, seemingly even Google themselves - skip these patches and just adjust the date displayed on your phone settings? That...
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Is your Android phone hiding security updates from you?

Is your Android phone hiding security updates from you?

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Android smartphone users may be being left at risk of attack due to a lack of security protection - despite thinking they were properly protected. Security researchers have claimed that many Android devices could be lacking proper security protection due to vendors not making the right security updates available to users of their smartphones. Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell from Security Research Labs carried out two years of research across a wide range of Android smartphones, finding that many were not provided with the latest vital security updates as soon as they became available. Some...
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Since the title leans toward the negative side, I'll be clear- I love my new iPhone XS Max so far. I love the size. Love the screen. Love the resolution. I can live with the... Read more ...

Apple Could Discontinue iPhone XS, XS Max After Just One Year, ‘Motley Fool'...

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