The Apple Secret or the Secret Apple? Will Privacy as Marketing Plan Survive?

The Apple Secret or the Secret Apple? Will Privacy as Marketing Plan Survive?

Together, the four Chinese companies make up a third of the world's active smartphones." With China leading the way, many of the countries where non-Apple devices are selling better than iPhones are not known for their overarching concern about consumer privacy, much less laws protecting it.

Face Unlock Feature Is Useless in 4 out of 10 Phones

Face Unlock Feature Is Useless in 4 out of 10 Phones

Therefore, 38% of all the devices they tested would allow malicious third parties to immediately unlock phones that only use facial recognition as a locking mechanism and to gain access to all the data contained within, from photos to sensitive banking and personal data.

Why do people still trust Cheetah Mobile in 2018? – Melon Pancakes πŸ‰πŸ₯ž – Medium

Why do people still trust Cheetah Mobile in 2018? – Melon Pancakes πŸ‰πŸ₯ž – Medium

It’s pretty safe to assume that almost everyone has used a Cheetah Mobile app before, prime examples include Clean Master or CM Launcher 3D. Clean Master, just like many apps, happens to be developed by Cheetah Mobile.

Doh! What My Encrypted Drive Can Be Unlocked By Anyone?

Doh! What My Encrypted Drive Can Be Unlocked By Anyone?

The paper outlines that some SSD drives (including Samsung and Crucial) do not actually encrypt the data properly, and that they can be easily by-passed without a system password.

Samsung patents a fingerprint reader that works on the entire screen

Samsung patents a fingerprint reader that works on the entire screen

The first patent showed an implementation of the fingerprint reader on the screen similar to what we see on other smartphones, where only part of the screen can be used as a fingerprint scanner. However, the second patent describes a more advanced fingerprint scanner that uses the full-screen screen and a low-power independent processor.

First beta soon to be released – Hacker Noon

First beta soon to be released – Hacker Noon

As we cannot open these (beta) services widely yet, we will open such test accounts to a limited number of users. Anyway we had to focus on a limited list of devices that we could test in real.