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US seeks Huawei 5G talks with UK's 'influential' Dominic Cummings

US is reportedly looking for an agreement with the UK to work on 5G alternatives
18 Feb 2020
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US officials claim Huawei embeds backdoors in its telecoms networks

The Chinese firm has hit back, suggesting the US is "unwilling to consider the facts"
12 Feb 2020
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Google purges 24 Android apps that abuse user data

The apps also harboured malware and rogueware and were all linked to Chinese tech firm Shenzhen HAWK
7 Feb 2020
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Does the US want the UK to ditch Huawei?

Raab and Pompeo set for a meeting in Washington where reports suggest the Chinese telecoms giant is up for discussion
8 Jan 2020
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Twitter issues emergency security patch for Android

Android users told to update app after discovery of serious vulnerability
23 Dec 2019
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UK Police lost 2,600 devices over the last three years, FOI reveals

The overwhelming majority of devices were lost from West Midlands Police
20 Dec 2019
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Avast and AVG extensions pulled from Chrome

Avast and AVG once again criticised for excessive data collection in security and shopping browser extensions
19 Dec 2019
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Merkle in the middle of US and China over Huawei

German government will vote on Huawei's involvement in its 5G rollout
17 Dec 2019
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5G networks are vulnerable to hacking

New research uncovers nearly a dozen more flaws in the next generation of mobile network
13 Nov 2019
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Facebook fixes iOS 13.2.2 bug that launched users' cameras without authorisation

The issue has angered users who think the company is exploiting the app to spy on them
13 Nov 2019
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Best MDM solutions 2019: Take the hassle out of BYOD

We list some of the best enterprise MDM tools available for securing your corporate devices
11 Sep 2019
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Android flaws decline in 2019 as iOS malware rises

Flaws in the most popular operating systems, however, are just as dangerous as third-party bugs
6 Sep 2019
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Android phones vulnerable to advanced SMS phishing attacks

Researchers discover an attack vector that could once be only imagined in a "high-tech spy movie"
5 Sep 2019
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KNOB attack lets hackers listen in on your Bluetooth calls

Vulnerability allows attackers to ‘completely break’ Bluetooth encryption
16 Aug 2019
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Android apps are "deceptively" gleaning personal infromation

The apps circumvent Android permissions designed to keep personal data out of the hands of developers
9 Jul 2019
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Android vs iOS: Which mobile OS is right for you?

We look at design, security, compatibility and more to see which OS best fits your business
6 Jun 2019
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Nokia 9 PureView fingerprint scanner can be fooled with gum

The latest software update has seemingly exacerbated pre-existing issues with Nokia's biometric security
23 Apr 2019
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Samsung Galaxy S10’s ultrasonic sensor fooled by fake finger

Samsung’s in-display fingerprint reader can be hacked ‘in 15 minutes’
5 Apr 2019
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36 vulnerabilities in LTE 4G standard discovered

'Fuzzing' tool used by researchers to find exploits ranging from spoof SMS messages to disconnecting victims from networks
25 Mar 2019
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Millions hit by major Android-based malware campaigns

Dozens of 'innocent' apps are being infected through the development supply chain
14 Mar 2019
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WhatsApp gains biometric security support on iOS

iPhone users can now protect their chats with Touch ID or Face ID
4 Feb 2019
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Researchers find critical flaw in 5G protocol

The flaw found affects 3G, 4G and 5G protocols and we won't see a fix until the end of the year
1 Feb 2019
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Security remains key for business smartphone deployment

HMD research also finds the majority of large companies use outdated devices
4 Sep 2018