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Beware: OnePlus phones giving backdoor access to apps; patch coming soon

The flaw is mainly there because of EngineerMode APK, which comes pre-installed in the OnePlus devices. It is capable of granting root access to apps without unlocking the phone bootloader.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 15th, 2017

Thanks To A Backdoor, Hackers May Get Root Access To OnePlus Phones

Thanks To A Backdoor, Hackers May Get Root Access To OnePlus Phones.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 14th, 2017

Hack Brief: OnePlus Phones Have an Unfortunate Backdoor Built In

Every OnePlus model except for the original shipped with "Engineer Mode," essentially a backdoor for anyone who get their hands on your device......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Apple removes China censorship-dodging apps from store, software makers say

The disappearance of apps giving access to VPNs, which tunneled through China’s sophisticated system of internet filters, is a “drastic measure,” one maker of the software says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Apple has pulled censorship-dodging apps from app store, software makers say

The disappearance of apps giving access to VPNs, which tunneled through China’s sophisticated system of internet filters, is a “drastic measure,” one maker of the software says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 29th, 2017

Pittsburgh-area data destruction company can now handle cell phones

The company now has access to software that can fully evaluate the value of a used cell phone, giving clients a better picture of the value of their retired devices......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2017

Opera’s desktop browser now features quick access to messaging apps

Opera has been working on a complete redesign of its desktop browser for a few months. Codenamed “Reborn”, the browser is now available as a stable release. All Opera users are going to receive the update automatically in the coming days......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2017

U.K. government wants access to WhatsApp messages

The U.K. government is pushing for backdoor access to encrypted messaging apps after it emerged the killer in last week's attack in London used WhatsApp just minutes before striking......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMar 27th, 2017

‘Both vision and data’: Why mobile phones are giving millions access to financial services

While billions across the world have limited access to financial services, that number is quickly falling. The World Bank reported that between 2011 and 2014, 700 million people became account holders at banks and mobile money service providers. At .....»»

Category: blogSource: TradestreamingMar 21st, 2017

Beware! Don"t be duped by fake e-wallet apps

Consumers should install security solutions on their phones.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 5th, 2017

Here"s what a Trump presidency means for mobile apps and platforms (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL, VZ, S, TMUS, T)

BIITrump’s surprise victory has left many wondering what the future holds for tech policy. Here's our initial take on three major issues: Tech companies could be forced to change encryption policies to provide backdoor access to the government.&nbs.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2016

iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, Nokia C1, OnePlus 4, Google Pixel: Top 5 Upcoming Phones

The smartphone marketplace has been a little quiet recently, but the niche is now gearing up for some major product releases in the coming months. Here ValueWalk runs down the top five upcoming phones which consumers will be keen to […] The post iPh.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 3rd, 2016

California"s legal pot rules: What"s coming by Jan. 1

The state of California has released regulations for its legal marijuana marketplace in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2017

Even new phones are no longer guaranteed to have the latest version of Android

The OnePlus 5T and Razer Phone are two fundamentally different devices, which are nonetheless united by one unfortunate downside: both of them are going on sale this month without the latest version of Android on board. OnePlus will tell you that........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 17th, 2017

Uber pilots cab booking over call to tap new users

As it looks to cast a wider net to bring new users onto its platform in India, ride hailing giant Uber is launching services that will allow customers with low-end smartphones and even feature phones book rides with it.In the coming.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

FCC approves TV technology that gives better pictures but less privacy

U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the use of new technology that will improve picture quality on mobile phones, tablets and television, but also raises significant privacy concerns by giving advertisers dramatically more data about viewing habits......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 16th, 2017

Without mobile phones, hundreds of millions of people wouldn"t have internet access

The "Digital Divide" is the divide between those who have.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

Intel Corporation Stock Investors Beware — a Correction Is Coming!

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice .....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceNov 13th, 2017

Finish Line Downgraded; Beware The Coming Cash Burn

Finish Line Inc (NYSE: FL) shares are plummeting following an analyst downgrade, as well as continued investor fears of major athletic brands shifting away from athletic retailers in order to grow e-commerce. Latest Ratings for F.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 10th, 2017

"Mobile-app errors expose data on 180 million phones"

The findings highlight new threats posed by the increasing use of third-party services such as Twilio that provide mobile apps with functions like text messaging and audio calls......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 9th, 2017

You"re Using Too Many Messaging Apps. Here"s What to Do About It

Too many messages coming at you from different directions? Here's what to do......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 9th, 2017