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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could allow hackers to easily hijack their functionality.

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Personalized privacy app manages smartphone permission settings

New app designed to manage privacy settings helps consolidate and tailor user permissions.

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NordVPN has discounted their popular VPN software 72%. Use our link and see the discount applied when you click "buy now".

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How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

In some ways, Google is like every other large enterprise. It had the typical defensive security posture based on the concept that the enterprise is your castle and security involves building moats and walls to protect the perimeter. ...

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7 ways MDM threatens employee privacy

To understand the extent to which MDM solutions could monitor and control BYOD devices, the Bitglass research team installed MDM software on several employees’ personal mobile devices with their permission. The outcome? Complete...

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Worried about hacks, senators want info on Trump’s personal phone

Two senators have written to the U.S. Department of Defense about reports that President Donald Trump may still be using an old unsecured Android phone, including to communicate through his Twitter account.

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25% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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Dozens of iOS apps fail to secure users' data, researcher says

Dozens of iOS apps that are supposed to be encrypting their users' data don't do it properly, according to a security researcher.

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7 musts for any successful BYOD program

Mobile devices, mobile apps and the networks they use are now essential to satisfy customers, collaborate more effectively with suppliers, and keep employees productive anytime and anywhere.

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Online card fraud up as thieves avoid more secure chip cards for in-store payments

Deterred by more secure chip cards for in-store payments, thieves have resorted to stealing credit-card numbers and passwords or opening new accounts with false credentials to use in making online payments for purchases, according to...

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How to tell if Pokemon Go is malware

Mobile security company Zimperium is putting out the alert to make sure users are cognizant of these apps when they head into app stores.

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Mobile security firm offers cash to hackers for their old exploits

Mobile security firm Zimperium has launched an exploit acquisition program that aims to bring undisclosed attack code for already patched vulnerabilities out in the open.

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Trump’s unsecure Android phone highlights common security dilemma

As CIOs and IT security pros already know, strong security technology can still be undermined if end users don't follow safe cyber practices.

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FBI v. Apple: One year later, it hasn’t settled much

At the one-year anniversary of the battle between the FBI and tech giant Apple over unlocking an iPhone, surveillance and privacy rules have not really changed. But they could this coming year, and the debate over that is as intense...

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How to protect your data, your vehicles, and your people against automotive cyber threats?

CSO explores the vulnerabilities and risks of automotive cyber-attacks and methods for securing your data, human resources, and the connected vehicle environment.

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What privacy profile do you fit?

In an era of constant likes and shares, where is the privacy line drawn? Are you someone who worries about being watched as you purchasing an item online? Or do you consider loss of privacy the price you pay for having the world at...

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Report: Trump still uses his unsecured Android phone to tweet

Even after being given a new, secure device just before his inauguration, President Trump still reportedly uses his old phone.

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US safety agency wants improved safety standards for batteries

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday that industry needs to learn from the Galaxy Note7 experience and put more safeguards in place during the design and manufacturing stages of lithium-ion batteries.

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