security

Your iPhone now serves as a Google security key

You no longer need Android to use your phone as a Google security key. Google has updated Smart Lock for iOS to let you use your device's "built-in security key" — that is, the Secure Enclave built into every iOS device with Touch ID or Face ID. Fr… Source: Engadget | Your iPhone now serves …

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Google plans to nix third-party cookies in Chrome by 2022

Google plans to end support for third-party tracking cookies in Chrome within the next couple of years. In August, Google announced its open-source Privacy Sandbox project with the aim of making the web more secure and private to use. Its proposed ti… Source: Engadget | Google plans to nix third-party cookies in Chrome by 2022

Microsoft releases a free tool to fight online child abuse

Microsoft has developed a new technique to detect and report predators who attempt to lure children online. Dubbed "Project Artemis," the technology will be made available for free to qualifying online service companies that offer a chat function. Source: Engadget | Microsoft releases a free tool to fight online child abuse

Vote for the Best of CES 2020 People's Choice Awards!

We've announced our Best of CES finalists so now it's time for you to cast your vote for your favorite gadget at CES 2020! Just head over here (or below) to pick your three favorite items from our pool of finalists. You have until 6 PM ET tomorrow, J… Source: Engadget | Vote for the …

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How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Our situation became clear when my friend ran through Trader Joe's screaming "ALEXA WHAT TIME IS IT?" This wasn't a cringey mockumentary comedy segment. It's the way we live now. I'm certain San Francisco's sea of terrified Postmates and Prime delive… Source: Engadget | How home assistants ruined us, an explanation

Brazil hits Facebook with $1.6 million Cambridge Analytica fine

The Cambridge Analytica data scandal may have come to light nearly two years ago, but the former company — and as a result, Facebook — is still feeling the effects of the fall out. Brazil's government has imposed a $1.6 million fine on Facebook for… Source: Engadget | Brazil hits Facebook with .6 million Cambridge …

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Facebook tells US, UK and Australia it won't weaken chat encryption

If officials were hoping that Facebook would stop end-to-end encryption in its messaging apps just because they sent a strongly-worded letter, they had another thing coming. Facebook has sent its own letter to US Attorney General Bill Barr, acting Ho… Source: Engadget | Facebook tells US, UK and Australia it won't weaken chat encryption

Former Apple exec claims the company spied on his text messages

A former Apple executive is claiming the company spied on his text messages before suing him. In February, Gerard Williams III, who spent almost 10 years working on mobile device chips at Apple, left the company. The same month, he joined NuVia Inc -… Source: Engadget | Former Apple exec claims the company spied on …

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FCC bans carriers from buying Huawei, ZTE gear with subsidies

The FCC is acting on its vow to keep Chinese technology out of American wireless networks. Commissioners have unanimously approved an order barring any carrier receiving Universal Service Fund subsidizes from using that money to buy equipment from co… Source: Engadget | FCC bans carriers from buying Huawei, ZTE gear with subsidies

2K's Social Media Accounts Have Been Hacked, Posted Some Bad Stuff

Publisher 2K have suffered quite the security breach tonight, as pretty much every aspect of their social media presence, from Twitter to Facebook, have been hacked, with those responsible posting their own ramblings across the accounts.Read more… Source: Kotaku | 2K's Social Media Accounts Have Been Hacked, Posted Some Bad Stuff

Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

In what has become an annual reckoning, security research company Kryptowire recently published its 2019 report on the state of manufacturer-installed software and firmware for Android devices and, to no one's surprise, they found more than 140 bugs… Source: Engadget | Pre-installed apps on low-end Android phones are full of security holes

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