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Google delivers device-local Safe Browsing API to developers

by: John DyeSeptember 15, 2016
The Android team announced back at Google I/O 2016 that they would be making a device-local Safe Browsing API a reality, and today it is here.
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Google offering $350k in prizes through its new Project Zero hacking contest

by: Jimmy WestenbergSeptember 14, 2016
Think you can hack a smartphone? Do you want to win a lot of money? You might want to check out Google's new Project Zero hacking contest.
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First Nougat patch rolls out with September’s Android Security Update

by: John DyeSeptember 6, 2016
September’s Android Security update is now rolling out to Nexus devices, and we’ve got access to the Factory Images and OTA Files.
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Opera cloud servers hacked, passwords and account details feared compromised

by: Kris CarlonAugust 27, 2016
Opera has confirmed a server breach and that passwords and account details for 1.7 million Opera sync users may have been compromised.
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Verizon updates the Galaxy Note 7 before you’ve even unboxed it

by: Kris CarlonAugust 19, 2016
Verizon has put out the August security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on launch day, so you should have your first update before you've even set it up.
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BlackBerry patches QuadRooter: first big manufacturer to do so

by: John DyeAugust 15, 2016
This BlackBerry update fixes 3 of the 4 QuadRooter vulnerabilities. They didn't even need to patch the last one, because it was already defended against.
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It’s still possible to bypass Factory Reset Protection on Samsung phones

by: Kris CarlonAugust 12, 2016
RootJunky has found yet another new method to successfully bypass Factory Reset Protection, this time on the current crop of Samsung Galaxy devices.
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Galaxy Note 7 will boast improved security from Knox 2.7 update

by: Josh NoriegaAugust 11, 2016
The Galaxy Note 7 will drop with improved security, manageability, and productivity from Samsung's Knox 2.7 update.
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Galaxy S6 Edge August security update patches ‘critical security vulnerability’

by: John DyeAugust 10, 2016
This month's firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is pretty standard... except for a notable patch for a 'critical security vulnerability.'
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(Update: Samsung responds) Samsung Pay exploit could let hackers steal your credit card

by: John DyeAugust 10, 2016
Security researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Samsung Pay, and the Korean tech titan has responded to the existence of this exploit.
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