A study conducted by researchers at the University of California and the Spanish IMDEA Institute has concluded that thousands of free Android apps have been invading children’s privacy without their parent’s consent. According to the st...Read More
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At its F8 Developers Conference, Facebook excitedly announced a whole raft of new features including Dating on Facebook, allowing users to clear their browsing history and a real-time language translator in Messenger. Alongside these announ...Read More
Launched in 2007 Google Safe Browsing was designed to offer extra layers of protection against phishing and malware attacks. It is available to all users across the web, and Google boasts to delivers protection to more than three billion de...Read More
According to Which? magazine’s annual consumer satisfaction survey us Brits are increasingly happier with cheaper Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) rather than the traditional big four. Which? noted that MVNOs, despite not offering...Read More
Twitter has urged all of its 330 million users to change their password after a software glitch exposed the passwords by storing them in readable text on its internal systems. Twitter hashes passwords using a function known as bcrypt. This ...Read More
Poor mobile signals can be the bane of our interconnected lives. Whether at home or in the car losing a signal becomes incredibly frustrating. The solution has long been to install a mobile signal booster, but they have been, until now, ess...Read More
In light of the scandal around Cambridge Analytica’s misuse of Facebook data and the forthcoming European regulations, Apple has rolled out new privacy features. This, they say, will make it easier for users to know if their data is being...Read More
Experimental new recycling methods could save millions by blasting pure gold out of old SIM cards. You might not realize, but every SIM card contains a little bit of gold. With millions of customers switching to SIM Only deals every year, t...Read More
Sales of smartphones in Western Europe are set to fall by 7% to 141 million this year, as consumers reject expensive upgrades that, in reality, offer little more than incremental updates. The predicted decline follows on from the continued ...Read More
According to cybersecurity firm Lookout more than half of mobile devices users received and clicked on a phishing URL. And that, on average, a user clicked on a mobile phishing URL at least six times a year. Overall, Lookout said, the avera...Read More