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Some rivalries seem eternal. The tech sector alone hosts several feuds including a mobile tug-of-war between Apples walled-garden iOS and Googles more open Android operating systems. Fans of either approach love dunking on the other side, but that does not mean theres no room for common ground. Apple tends to... Read more...
If weve learned anything from reporting on phishing attacks, its that no company, organization, or institution is immune from becoming the victim of one. Even the US Department of Defense recently fell victim to a $23.5 million phishing scam. If anything, larger organizations simply make for larger and more attractive... Read more...
Malware campaigns employ different techniques to smuggle malicious software onto computing devices without the notice of users or anti-virus systems. Threat actors who develop and distribute malware frequently rely on various forms of mimicry to take advantage of users trust in legitimate websites, services, and... Read more...
How do you like to listen to music? Is it through streaming service apps such as Spotify, YouTube Music, or even Pandora? When thinking about your streaming service, does the interface efficiency and intuitiveness of use come to mind frequently? Would you pay extra for a slightly better UI experience on specific... Read more...
Google has some new policies for developers when it comes to the Google Play Store that target bothersome ads, copycat apps, and more. The company says the policies will take effect at different times in order to give developers plenty of time to adjust. Malicious Android apps infecting mobile devices have littered... Read more...
Google Maps is gaining a few new features that are aimed at helping you plan your next adventure. One of the new features will even alert family and friends when you arrive home safely. Google Maps has long been a favorite for helping navigate one's way through a new city, or to help plan out the best route to take... Read more...
While malware and phishing are two different kinds of cyberattacks, threat actors sometimes use both methods in malicious campaigns. A threat actor known as Roaming Mantis appears to be doing exactly that in a new campaign documented by researchers at the cybersecurity firm SEKOIA. Roaming Mantis has previously... Read more...
Last week, we wrote about spyware that researchers gave the name Hermit and attributed to the Italian spyware vendor RCS Labs. Hermit falls within the same class of spyware as NSO Groups Pegasus spyware, which infected at least nine phones belonging to US State Department employees. This sort of spyware is usually... Read more...
On June 1 and 2 of this year, the world saw the launch of Diablo Immortal on iOS and Android. On Android the title houses a 3.7 out of 5 rating, while the Apple App Store rating is a 4.5 out of 5. These ratings are good, but some of the more vocal parts of the web, and even press, have not been too... Read more...
Managing passwords across all your platforms and logins can be a nightmare. You have an account for your bank, social media, smart devices, doctor, gaming platforms, work, and probably a lot more. Fortunately, Google has started rolling out new passwordmanager features to make your password juggling hopefully slightly... Read more...
TikTok continues to be the subject of many discussions and news stories regarding not only privacy and personal data sovereignty, but also national security. Like so many popular social media and entertainment apps, TikTok collects lots of user data, including usage behavior, for advertising purposes. Detailed... Read more...
Leaks concerning Apple's upcoming iPhone 14 have been coming out for months now. Those leaks have pointed to supposed battery capacity, performance, cameras, and even a possible name change for one of its models. When it comes to unreleased technology, leaks about it are bound to happen. A company like Apple will... Read more...
Malicious software, commonly known as malware, is one of many threats to both cybersecurity and privacy. Cybercriminals can distribute malware to achieve a number of different goals, including siphoning funds from cryptocurrency wallets, stealing login credentials, or establishing botnets. However, cybercriminals... Read more...
There's a good chance that you're running multiple operating systems across your various electronic devices. Perhaps Windows or macOS on your main desktop PC or laptop, and iOS or Android on your smartphone. And maybe your significant other is entrenched in a different ecosystem than you. Whatever the case... Read more...
Last week, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a report according to which cryptocurrency scammers have swindled Americans out of over $1 billion since 2021. Cryptocurrency scams are rampant on social media sites, as well as messaging apps like Telegram. The scams often trade on the names of... Read more...
Road trips are expensive and it can be challenging to figure out beforehand how much your journey will truly cost. There is now a neat feature that will help you plan out your road trips more thoroughly. Google Maps will show toll prices to those who input their destination. The new feature will be available on... Read more...
Wi-Fi capable devices, like smart phones, often automatically send out probe requests in order to detect available Wi-Fi networks in the area. These probe requests include a device identifier known as a MAC address. Nowadays, most phones, as well as some other devices, utilize randomized MAC addresses to increase... Read more...
Blizzard made a lot gamers happy when it released Diablo Immortal on mobile (Android and iOS) a day early. Not that it would have been a huge deal to wait one more day, but little moves like that can build up goodwill with a fan base. Unfortunately for Blizzard, it's erasing some of that goodwill with backlash... Read more...
In an attempt to reduce electronic waste and make consumer's lives easier, the European Union has a new rule that requires companies to provide a single charging solution for certain electronic devices. The change will directly impact Apple, as it will have to start utilizing USB-C over its proprietary lightning port... Read more...
Apple kicked off its WWDC 2022 event today with a prolonged preview of iOS 16, which promises the "biggest update ever to the Lock Screen" and a bevy of other changes. Some of the updates are rather minor, like editing the font on the Lock Screen text. But others are more impactful, such as being able to edit... Read more...
Apple has unveiled an all-new MacBook Air that is thinner and will ship with the latest M2 chip that was also introduced today. The newly redesigned MacBook Air will also come equipped up to 18 hours of battery life and MagSafe charging, among other things. The tech giant has been busy today announcing its upcoming... Read more...
Believe it or not, the image shown above is doctored. I know, I know, it looks authentic! But as of this writing, Apple has not formally introduced an M2 processor-its custom Mx silicon lineup still consists of the M1, M1 Pro, M1 Max, and M1 Ultra. That said, it's completely within the realm of plausibility that Apple... Read more...
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