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Worried about hacks, senators want info on Trump’s personal phone

Two senators on the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs are worried President Donald Trump’s Android phone is unsecured

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25% 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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Google might be gearing up to remove millions of Play Store apps next month

The crackdown by Google, which sets a March 15 compliance date, targets apps with questionable privacy policies

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5 data breach predictions for 2017

Stay ahead of emerging threats -- here are five key data breach trends you should anticipate in 2017

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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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