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Popular Apps on Google Play Store Remain Unpatched

Check Point researchers found that hundreds of marquee Android mobile apps still contain vulnerabilities that allow remote code executive even if users update.

By |2019-11-21T07:05:58-05:00November 21st, 2019|Android, check point research, google, google play, mobile apps, Mobile Security, remote code execution, software updates, Vulnerabilities, WeChat, Yahoo Browser|Comments Off on Popular Apps on Google Play Store Remain Unpatched

Google Discloses Android Camera Hijack Hack

Google has disclosed a now-fixed issue that enabled third-party apps to access a disturbing set of permissions for its Camera App built into Android phones.

By |2019-11-19T15:09:53-05:00November 19th, 2019|Android, android camera, camera hack, camera takeover, Camera+, google, Google patch, hack, high-severity vulnerability, Mobile Security, pixel phone, Podcasts, Samsung, vulnerability|Comments Off on Google Discloses Android Camera Hijack Hack

Google’s Plan to Crunch Health Data on Millions of Patients Draws Fire

"Project Nightingale" is fully HIPAA-compliant, according to Google -- but researchers said they see big red flags for consumer data privacy.

By |2019-11-13T12:53:53-05:00November 13th, 2019|ascension, Cloud Security, Compliance, Critical Infrastructure, Data Privacy, google, Government, health information, HIPAA, partnership, privacy, privacy concerns, project nightingale, regulation, violation|Comments Off on Google’s Plan to Crunch Health Data on Millions of Patients Draws Fire

Google’s Project Nightingale medical data includes ‘names and full personal details’ of millions – whistleblower

Secret transfer of data includes names and medical history which can be accessed by Google staff, according to whistleblowerA whistleblower who works in Project Nightingale, the secret transfer of the personal medical data of up to 50 million Americans from one of the largest healthcare providers in the US to Google, has expressed anger to [...]

By |2019-11-12T10:29:07-05:00November 12th, 2019|Data and computer security, google, Technology, US healthcare, US news|Comments Off on Google’s Project Nightingale medical data includes ‘names and full personal details’ of millions – whistleblower

Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

After years of unsuccessfully battling malware and bad apps in the Google Play store and on more than 2.5 billion Android devices, Google is finally doing something about it. The tech giant this week unveiled an alliance with three companies with specific expertise in endpoint security to help prevent the spread of malware on its [...]

By |2019-11-07T07:55:13-05:00November 7th, 2019|Android, Endpoint Security, ESET, google, google play, IoT, Lookout, malicious apps, Malware, mobile apps, Mobile Security, Vulnerabilities, Zimperium|Comments Off on Google Enlists Help to Fight Bad Android Apps

Have you updated your browser yet? Severe Chrome Zero-day vulnerability getting actively exploited

Attention! Are you using Chrome as your web browsing software on your Windows, Linux and Mac? High time you update your browser!! That’s right. With Google recently releasing Chrome version 78.0.3904.87 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, there come’s an urgent warning, requesting billions of users to update their software immediately. The warning comes after…

By |2019-11-04T05:40:59-05:00November 4th, 2019|google, Mac OS, Security patch, vulnerability, Windows update|Comments Off on Have you updated your browser yet? Severe Chrome Zero-day vulnerability getting actively exploited