Tag Archive: Security


ZTE responds to Denial Order issued by U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security

ZTE says the order is “unacceptable” and “unfair.”

Earlier this week, the United States Department of Commerce announced that the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) had issued a Suspended Denial Order against ZTE – effectively banning the company from using any exported hardware or software from the U.S. in its products for the next seven years.

The move came as a result of ZTE not staying true to promises it made to the Department following a  [Read More…]

Huawei will stop focusing on the U.S. following security setbacks

After months of pushback, Huawei’s reached its breaking point.

After months of setbacks over security concerns from the U.S. government, Huawei has finally reached its breaking point. During a meeting in its home of Shenzhen, China, Huawei agreed that it’ll be shifting its focus and resources to other markets outside of the States.

During the meeting, rotating CEO Eric Xu said –

It is beyond myself to clearly explain what is going on between the two countries.

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Eufy EverCam is a truly wire-free security camera with 365-day battery life

Available for backing right now on Kickstarter.

There have been a lot of innovations in the smart security camera market over the last few years, but a couple pain points that still remain are complicated setup processes and short battery life. Eufy, the Anker-owned smart home brand, is now trying to tackle both of those issues with the EverCam.

EverCam was recently launched on Kickstarter by Eufy, and it offers a lot of the features you’d come  [Read More…]

Save big on various Arlo and IP security camera sets at Amazon today only

See it from anywhere.

Security cameras are something that you may not be thinking of adding to your home, or you may want to but don’t want to pay a small fortune to do so. Well, today Amazon has some big discounts on a variety of systems that you’ll want to check out. The most affordable option in this sale is Arlo’s one camera system with outdoor security mount for just $ 105.99. The camera itself normally  [Read More…]

From the Editor’s Desk: Security, signal and noise

Another Android security scare, another round of muddled reporting.

Your Android phone might not have all the security updates it claims to. As reported this week, research from SRL (Security Research Labs) has revealed that sometimes there’s a discrepancy between the Android Security Patch date reported by a device, and the patches that are actually installed. So is your phone lying to you?

Like most Android security stories, what’s going on here is complex and nuanced. And,  [Read More…]

Remember that mobile security companies only want to sell you something

A company who wants your money just might say anything to get it.

Did you hear that like every Android phone ever made is broken because the companies that made them are lying and not really sending you security patches when they say they are sending you one? Chances are you did, because the whole silly mess was engineered solely so you would hear about it. I’ll go a step further and say the entire study only  [Read More…]

Research claims Android manufacturers dishonest about security

A study by Security Research Labs led the firm to contend that various Android manufacturers have been falsely assuring consumers their device security is current when, in fact, no such update was ever applied.

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Numerous Android OEMs discovered to be lying about security patches

Samsung, LG, and Motorola are among those at fault.

Once a month, Google updates the Android Security Bulletin and releases new monthly patches to fix vulnerabilities and bugs as soon as they pop up. It’s no secret that many OEMs are slow to update their hardware with said patches, but it’s now been discovered that some of them claim to have updated their phones when, in fact, nothing’s changed at all.

This revelation was made by Karsten  [Read More…]

April 2018 security patch released with multiple Pixel 2 improvements

There are 56 non-security-related fixes.

For some people, a new month means a new beginning. A new month to focus on goals, tasks, and projects. For Android users (specifically those with a Nexus or Pixel device), a new month also means a brand-new security patch.

Google just released all of the details for the latest April 2018 security bulletin, and it should be available soon for the Pixel 2, Pixel, and older Nexus hardware.

Like with all  [Read More…]

Get the training required to pass the CompTIA Security+ exam for just $59!

When it comes to data security, CompTIA is the golden standard of certification. If you’re interested in a career in data security, there’s a lot of material to learn.

The problem here is that the training covers a broad range of topics and the courses required are usually not cheap. Right now, however, Android Central Digital Offers has a deal on the The Complete 2018 CompTIA Certification Training Bundle. Instead of paying the regular price of nearly $ 5000,  [Read More…]