Tag Archive: secure


For as little as $3.29 a month you can use NordVPN to secure your browser’s connection

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a VPN deal you won’t want to pass up!

Have you ever stopped to think about how much of your day you spend connecting to networks that aren’t your own? Whether you’re working at a Starbucks, trying to finish something up at the airport before your flight, or sitting in the public library, odds are you’re connected to a network that isn’t the most secure without  [Read More…]

John McAfee announces the world’s most secure smartphone

John McAfee, whose name has become synonymous with antivirus protection over the years, recently unveiled what he calls the “world’s first truly private smartphone” – a product which is set to make it out onto the market this year. The device, baptized John McAfee Privacy Phone is said to be most hack-proof smartphones ever manufactured. […]

Enjoy a lifetime of secure, unrestricted WiFi with Zoog VPN (Deal of the Day)

Each time you use the Internet, your connection goes through a vast network of special infrastructure across the world in a matter of milliseconds. Ultimately, your computer is connected to your Internet Service Provider like AT&T or Spectrum, which is in turn connected to servers, and effectively the internet as a whole. Between all this, a […]

Samsung’s Secure Folder creates a private space for your apps and files

Samsung’s Secure Folder is now available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Samsung has officially released the Secure Folder app for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on the Galaxy Apps store. Secure Folder relies on Samsung’s Knox security platform to set up a secure encrypted zone on your phone. Anything you store in the Secure Folder — apps, files, documents, or images — will be hidden behind an added layer of authentication, which can be accessed by  [Read More…]

Make your home more secure with wireless cameras [How-To]

Over the last few weeks we have been on a journey to making our homes just a little bit smarter. The next thing on my list is security. We already talked about setting up locks to work wireless and make your life a little earlier; today were going to talk about a way to make

BlackBerry launches a more secure software platform for autonomous cars

QNX SDP 7.0 is BlackBerry’s ‘most advanced and secure’ embedded platform for autonomous cars.

In the lead up to CES 2017, BlackBerry QNX let it be known the show would be big for them and they’re already off to great start, having now announced what they’re calling their “most advanced and secure embedded software platform for autonomous drive and connected cars,” also known as QNX SDP 7.0.

From John Wall, senior vice president and head of  [Read More…]

The importance of selecting a secure phone for business

There are plenty of great Android phones with the consumer in mind, but Android can make a great choice for a corporate environment or small business, too.

We assume that phones are secure. That might be the case when they are first released, but not all manufacturers provide users with the latest security patches. When deploying phones for a large scale organization, selecting a secure phone is paramount. We’ll highlight phones that provide the highest levels  [Read More…]

Google security chief says the Pixels are as secure as the iPhone

It seems to be common knowledge today that if you want a secure device in your life you should buy an iPhone and not an Android device. But, Google Security Director – Adrian Ludwig has a very different view of things. In a recent interview with Motherboard during the O’Reilly Security Conference, Mister Ludwig assured

Android security chief: There’s no doubt Google Pixel is as secure as the iPhone

We’ve been saying it for years, but Android’s director of security, Adrian Ludwig, put it on the record.

At the O’Reilly Security Conference in New York City, Ludwig told Motherboard that there’s no doubt that the Google Pixel and the iPhone are on par when it comes to security. “For almost all threat models…they are nearly identical in terms of their platform-level capabilities.”

He added, “In the long term, the open ecosystem of Android is going to  [Read More…]

Keeping your Android, and your data, safe and secure

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Do your part when it comes to keeping your private things private.

Security and privacy are always a hot topic in the mobile space. While there are plenty of high-profile headlines that try to convince us all that the sky is falling, there are also serious and valid concerns. Regrettably, the FUD often takes the stage and the real issues are lost in the maelstrom of bickering and tribalism about which  [Read More…]