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TCL targets Apple, Samsung with new BlackBerry handset

The company hopes to reverse BlackBerry's fall with new phones

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Report: Android phones by Lenovo and others may be running spyware

The security hole that previously affected Blu R1 HD phones has been linked to more than 40 other manufacturers

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Celebrate 2016’s mobile gems

Cool, useful innovations were few and far between last year, so these five mobile breakthroughs deserve extra credit

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Mobile banking trojans adopt ransomware features

Two Android trojans that steal financial information and login credentials now double as file-encrypting ransomware programs

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BlackBerry integrates its enterprise IoT and mobile security portfolio

Tools from BlackBerry, Good, WatchDox, AtHoc, and Encription will finally share the same back and front ends

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Researchers find a way bypass the iOS activation lock

The researchers crashed the lock screen by inserting long strings in the Wi-Fi configuration settings

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Remote management app exposes millions of Android users to hacking

Man-in-the-middle attackers could exploit an AirDroid flaw to execute malicious code on devices

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A year after terrorist attacks, phone privacy laws unchanged – but watch out for Trump

Some say the privacy climate has improved due to technology advances, but that could change with the new administration

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Report: Backdoor access in the Blu R1 HD and other phones sent data to China

The spyware impacted some prepaid and international models, but Blu says that a software fix has patched the privacy breach.

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10 ways to make sure your remote workers are being safe

Wombat Security Technologies recommends remote employees follow these 10 best practices to shore up security for their organizations -- and themselves

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12 hardware and software vulnerabilities you should address now

Hardware and software that live past their end-of-life dates pose serious risks to organizations. Find out which assets you should update, upgrade, or replace ASAP

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What’s left for BlackBerry? The products that still matter

Mobile security, management, and communications tools are what BlackBerry is now all about, though the quality varies

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Emerging technologies are poking holes in security

Accelerated change challenges change management, security devops and emerging technologies that enable business innovation and opportunities demand fast, frequent change from the enterprise. The speed and regularity as well as the...

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Google offers $200K for top prize in new Android hack challenge

Researchers can submit entries for limited-time 'bug chain' contest from now until March 14, 2017

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Afraid of online hacks? Worry more about your phone

An entire industry is devoted to protecting you online. It's about time we took phone scams as seriously

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20% off Kuna Smart Home Security Outdoor Light & Camera - Deal Alert

Night or day, Kuna’s smart outdoor security camera system detects movement at your door and sends actionable alerts to your mobile device, allowing you to safely take action using Kuna’s lights, HD live video feed, two-way intercom,...

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 iris scanner review

CIO.com's Al Sacco goes hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone and its new biometric iris scanner.

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Google outlines security features in Android 7.0 Nougat

Improvements include faster direct boot, streamlined software updates, and enhanced integration with corporate directories

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