Tag Archives: Security

BlackBerry Says It’s the ‘First OEM’ to Deliver Monthly Android Security Patches

At the time of the launch of the BlackBerry Priv, the Canadian smartphone company had assured that it will give a lot of emphasis on the security of its users. Four months later, BlackBerry continues to stand by its words. In less than 24 hours since Google issued its monthly security bulletin last week, BlackBerry released a patch to address ... Read More »

Google Releases March Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

Google on Monday has released Security Patch Level of March 01, 2016 for Nexus devices. The monthly Android security update squashes more than a dozen vulnerabilities on Android including Keyring, a Linux security hole, which according to reports, affected 66 percent of all Android devices. Google said the source code patches for these issues, meant for OEMs and other makers ... Read More »

Samsung Releases February Android Security Update for High-End Galaxy Devices

Ever since Google promised monthly security updates for its Nexus devices, it has been keeping its promise of releasing Android security update every month. In February, Google rolled out the monthly security update on the first day of the month. BlackBerry followed Google to release the security update for its Priv smartphone at around the same time. Samsung has also ... Read More »

Apple Could Bypass iPhone Security, Experts Say – But Won’t

Faced with a federal judge’s order to help investigators break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters, Apple may well argue that the request places an unreasonable burden on the company. In fact, experts say that complying with the government’s request wouldn’t be particularly challenging for Apple. But doing so might set a dangerous precedent ... Read More »

HTC to Preload Keeper Security Password Manager in Upcoming Smartphones

HTC on Tuesday announced that it has partnered with Keeper Security, the maker of Keeper password manager and digital vault app, to give enhanced password security to its users. HTC adds that the application will come pre-installed in select HTC models this year. Users will get the option to choose the premium or the free version. The Keeper app will ... Read More »