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Messaging apps’ web versions fall short of security standards

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Anyone believing that end-to-end encryption makes messaging apps impregnable is sadly mistaken. That’s the bad news. The good news is that it only affects the web versions of the two apps in question – which are arguably the lesser used ones. Check Point, an Israel-based security firm, has revealed that… Read more »

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Password manager apps not infallible

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German researchers have given the thumbs-down to nine widely popular password management apps on Android devices. Password vaults or management applications are widely promoted as the best way to juggle numerous complex passwords. Heck, we often tout the benefits of them. But the researchers argue that software fallibility found in… Read more »

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New Trojan poses as Adobe Flash Player app

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Android smartphone users are at risk from new Trojan malware that cons victims by tracking and mimicking their activities in order to steal data. The malware uses a persistent update screen to encourage victims to download a bogus Adobe Flash Player app as a security measure. If the user succumbs… Read more »

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