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OAuth: Your Guide to Industry Authorization

Nearly a decade ago, the cyber industry was toiling over how to enable access for users between applications and grant access to specific information about the user for authentication and authorizatio...

Best Kaspersky Alternatives

Kaspersky makes very good endpoint security software, one of just four companies to make both our top endpoint detection and response (EDR) and best antivirus software product lists. But the Moscow-b...

Mobile & Smartphone Security Threats for 2022

  Mobile communications are an increasingly integral part of their everyday lives for people at work and at play. But as mobile access has grown, so have mobile s...

Google Patches Android for 47 Vulnerabilities in Final Update for 2017

Google released what is likely its final Android security update for 2017 on Dec. 4, patching at least 42 different vulnerabilities.Among the vulnerabilities patched by Goo...

Google Patches KRACK Wi-Fi Flaw in Android November Security Update

Some vendors take longer than others to update for critical vulnerabilities - case in point is Google's Android mobile operating system. On Nov. 6, Google released an Android update, patching a vuln...

Google Android and Apple iOS Update for Critical Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities

Once again, both Google and Apple have cooperated as part of a mobile operating system vendor industry coordination effort to patch a critical vulnerability in a common Wi-Fi component.The CVE-2017-...

App Install Advertising Fraud is a $300M Problem

Among the various forms of online advertising today are ads that aim to get people to install mobile apps. According to security firm DataVisor, the app install advertising...

Google Improves Security in Android 8.0 Oreo

Google officially announced the latest iteration of its mobile operating system on August 21 with the debut of Android 8.0 Oreo. While performance is one of the headline features in the new release,...

Google Patches Android for 49 Vulnerabilities in August Update

Google released its August Android Security update on August 7, patching no less than 49 different vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system.Android's much-maligned media framework is home to 2...

Google Patches Android and Chrome for Security Vulnerabilities

Google's security teams are keeping busy this week, updating the Android mobile operating system and Chrome browser for Windows, macOS and Linux.AndroidOnce again, Google is patching multiple vulner...

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