Tag Archive: Security


Nokia’s first Android phones will get an extra year of security updates

The Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 will receive quarterly security patches until October 2020.

What you need to know HMD Global has announced that its first Nokia-branded smartphones will receive quarterly security updates till the end of the third year. The Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 were initially promised two years of regular security updates. Sadly, the Nokia 6 variant sold by Amazon in the US and India will no longer  [Read More…]

Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will continue to receive quarterly security updates

The Galaxy S7 and S7 edge will surprisingly continue to receive security updates every three months.

What you need to know Samsung has changed its mind once again and is now promising quarterly security updates for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge. The company had initially decided to discontinue quarterly security updates for the two phones in June. Until April this year, the two phones were receiving security updates every month.

In April this year, Samsung announced  [Read More…]

August 2019 security patch rolling out now to Pixel phones

The Essential Phone is also getting the update without skipping a beat.

What you need to know The August 2019 security patch has been released. It’s rolling out now to Pixel owners. The Essential Phone is also receiving the patch on day one.

Another month, another security patch.

On August 5, 2019, Google published details for the latest August 2019 Android Security Bulletin. The update has two build dates, including 8/1 and 8/5.

You’ll find the usual  [Read More…]

OnePlus 7 Pro gets August 2019 security patch before Pixels

OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to users now.

What you need to know OxygenOS 9.5.11 is rolling out to the OnePlus 7 Pro. The update brings the August 2019 security patch before any Pixel phones have gotten it. There are also fixes for some screen sensitivity issues.

There are a lot of reasons to buy OnePlus phones, but one aspect that’s helped them stick out over the years has been OnePlus’s commitment to fast and consistent software  [Read More…]

Google’s Titan Security Key arrives in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK

The bundle includes both a USB and Bluetooth hardware key.

What you need to know Google’s Titan Security Key Bundle is now available for purchase in Canada, France, Japan, and the UK. The bundle includes a USB and Bluetooth hardware key that are used in two-factor authentication. It retails for $ 50 in the U.S. and is sold for a similar price in other countries.

Nearly a year ago, Google started selling its Titan Security Key Bundle  [Read More…]

Join the elite ranks of cyber security and IT pros for just $39

For all the differences found in countries like America, Russia, and China, there’s one thing that is becoming increasingly important for all of them – cyber security. They, like any and all other countries around the world, are in dire need of professionals in the space.

Take, for instance, this report from China Daily who advises:

Data from the Cyberspace Administration of China last year suggested the country currently lacks more than 700,000 cybersecurity professionals. That number is expected to  [Read More…]

Ring Security Lights: An in-depth guide to what need

There are several smart lights that connect to Ring’s doorbell and security cameras. We’ll walk you through the lighting options, considering where you live, how many spots need monitoring, and what you need to connect them all together.

Ring Lights and Connection Equipment Starter pack: Ring Smart Lighting Bundle ($ 220 at Amazon) Key area lghting: Ring Spotlight ($ 40 at Amazon) Lights and camera: Ring Floodlight Camera ($ 250 at Amazon) Area lighting: Ring Floodlight Battery ($  [Read More…]

Step up your MS security, networking, and Windows Server game — only $29.99

Great, lucrative, and family-sustaining IT jobs are out there, but the vast majority of candidates are not yet qualified. Certifications help to train and identify qualified, knowledgeable employees and match them with employers who have jobs to fill.

When you show up for a job interview with tech credentials under your belt, that employer knows that you not only have the skills to do the job, but you also have a commitment to your career to continue learning.

Buying an  [Read More…]

Protect the inside of your home with these indoor security cameras

Protecting our homes and our families with smart technology has never been easier. You now have the ability to see what’s going on when you are not at home, even if it’s just to see what the family pet is getting into today. Whatever your reason might be, we’ve got a roundup of indoor security cameras for you to choose from.

Facial recognition Nest Cam IQ Indoor Camera

Staff pick

Nest is a familiar name when  [Read More…]

July 2019 security patch rolling out with improved “OK Google” detection

There are also fixes for some pesky bootloader bugs.

What you need to know The July 2019 Android security patch is now rolling out. Pixel 3a, 3, and 2 devices get improved “OK Google” and music detection. There are also patches for bootloader bugs for the Pixel 3.

The beginning of each month always means that it’s time for a new Android security update, and for July, Google’s pushing out its latest patch on the very first  [Read More…]