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Biometric sensor developer CrucialTec patents touchscreen fingerprint sensors

by: Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 10, 2015
CrucialTec, a South Korean biometric sensor developer, has announced that it has completed a patent to install fingerprint sensors under smartphone display panels.
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No brainer: Google’s giving you 2GB of free storage to secure your account

by: Bogdan PetrovanFebruary 10, 2015

Today is Safer Internet Day, so Google is giving everyone 2 GB of extra Drive storage to do something that everyone should be doing anyway: secure their Google accounts.

As Target, Sony Pictures, and a bunch of Hollywood A-listers can attest, online security is not something you want to take lightly. Last year, we’ve seen hacking incidents on an epic scale, and 2015 will probably be no different. And, while it’s corporate hacks that usually make the headlines, regular users need to be just as careful about how they secure their digital lives.

Google has a bevy of security measures in place, including two-factor authentication, app authorization, and various ways [...]

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Samsung partners with Good Technology to offer an app ecosystem for enterprise users

by: Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 3, 2015
Samsung has partnered with Good Technology to create Good for Samsung Knox, which brings a diverse app ecosystem to adopters of Knox security platform.
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Google paying hackers to help secure your Android experience

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 31, 2015
Google is stepping up their Vulnerability Rewards Program to include their own apps, and will pay researchers and hackers to look over the Google Play Store for bugs.
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Google addresses WebView security concerns, makes recommendations on how to stay safe

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 24, 2015
Google has officially addressed the known WebView security bugs we've been hearing about lately on older versions of Android. No fix is coming, here is how you protect yourself.
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Android customization – how to use Android Device Manager to find your lost phone

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 15, 2015
In this week's Android customization post, we look at how to use Android Device Manager to locate a missing phone, and how it can protect you and your data.
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Making sense of the latest Android security updates scare

by: Gary SimsJanuary 12, 2015
How to make sense of the WSJ and Forbes stories about how Google has stopped providing critical security updates for nearly one billion Android devices.
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Android customization – Device security, intrusion detection using Tasker

by: Jonathan FeistJanuary 8, 2015
This week's Android customization is a little device security using Tasker. We build intrusion detection to help you keep track of who is accessing your device, from where and when.
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17 best Android VPN apps

by: Joe HindyJanuary 2, 2015
A VPN (virtual private network) can help you surf the web anonymously, securely, and even get around firewalls. Here are the 17 best Android VPN apps!
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The 11 biggest hacks and security breaches of 2014

by: Jonathan FeistDecember 31, 2014
2014 was an interesting year for hacks and security breaches around the globe with governments and large companies both taking the hits and dishing them out. Here is our list of the top 11 hacks of 2014.
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