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DuckDuckGo Releases App Tracking Protection Beta for Android

The feature is comparable to Apple's 'App Tracking Transparency. However, unlike Apple, DuckDuckGo's method does not rely on app developers' compliance with user choice. All known trackers are blocked. According to DuckDuckGo, ...

Bypass Android Lock Screen on Pixel and Other Devices

David Schütz, a cybersecurity researcher, inadvertently discovered a means to circumvent the lock screen on his fully updated Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 5 devices, allowing anybody with physical access to the ...

New Android Malware Disables WiFi To Attempt Toll Fraud

There's a new threat to be aware of if you own an android device.  Microsoft recently warned that their researchers had spotted a new toll fraud malware strain wreaking havoc in the ...

Android And iOS Network Protection Added With Microsoft Defender

Recently, Microsoft added a new feature for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint (MDE) which has fans of the product cheering. Once the new "Mobile Network Protection" feature is enabled on the iOS and ...

Voicemail Phishing Attacks Called Vishing Are On The Rise

While "vishing" is by no means a new threat, it's not something that has ever happened with sufficient frequency to get most people's attention. So, if you haven't heard the term before, ...

Simple Tips For Securing Smart Device Data

Data security isn't something that's at the forefront of most people's minds, but it probably should be.  These days, we use far more than just our trusty laptops and desktops to do ...

The Surprising Ways Mobile Technology Impacts Our Lives

If you grew up in the days before the internet, it's absolutely staggering to think of all the ways that mobile technology has changed our lives (and mostly for the better). Remember ...

Some Carrier Embedded Android Apps May Have Security Vulnerabilities

Recently, Microsoft reported high severity security vulnerabilities in multiple apps offered by large international mobile service providers.  What makes this especially noteworthy is the fact that these vulnerabilities aren't app specific, but ...

This Android Malware Is Stealing Login Credentials

If you're deeply involved in IT security, you may already be familiar with the ERMAC Android banking trojan. If this is the first time you're hearing of it, be aware that the ...

Google Soon Informing Users About What Data Apps Collect

A small but important change is coming to your Android apps.  Soon you'll notice a new Data Safety section on the Google Play Store which will provide greater transparency about exactly what ...

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