Samsung Knox has a “serious vulnerability”?

Samsung Knox has a serious vulnerability

Samsung Knox may still not be ready for prime time. According to cyber-security researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the Korean company’s enterprise solution has a “serious vulnerability” that could allow malicious attackers to track emails and record data communications. In the worst case scenario, the researchers are saying, this security flaw would…

Samsung KNOX still waits for wider adoption

Samsung KNOX still waits for wider adoption

Samsung’s enterprise-friendly KNOX service may not have got the expected reception, according to the Wall Street Journal report. Apparently, the Korean company is facing few hurdles to sell its service to businesses with bugs and unwanted delays standing on the way. The KNOX was officially announced at Mobile World Congress in February but the service…

Snowden: NSA Tracking Cellphone GPS Data Worldwide

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The Latest bombshell from NSA leaker Edward Snowden should worry anyone who uses a cellphone, but it specifically concerns cellphone users outside of the United States and US citizens travelling abroad. Snowden released documents that show that the NSA is tracking cellphone locations the world over. The agency is also tracking domestic phones which means…

FIDO looking to bring Touch ID to Android in 6 months

FIDO looking to bring Touch ID to Android in 6 months

After Apple launched the Touch ID-equipped iPhone 5s, everyone and their mama started talking about biometric sensors, like we haven’t seen them before the Cupertino company adopted the technology. Sure enough, what Apple managed to do is create an elegant solution that works much better than earlier implementations, and which will likely be used by…

BlackBerry 10 gets NATO approval for restricted communications

BlackBerry 10 gets NATO approval for restricted communications

After clearing U.S. Department of Defense high standards for secure communication, BlackBerry did it again, this time with NATO which approved BlackBerry smartphones for classified communications up to the level of “Restricted.” This in turn will allow agencies in NATO countries in all 28 member states to use smartphones made by the Canadian company in…

Canadian networks start blocking stolen phones

Canadian networks start blocking stolen phones

Canada’s mobile operators have teamed-up to launch a national blacklist of wireless devices that have been reported as lost or stolen. Effective immediately, the networks will rely on the phones’ IMEI serial numbers to checked against a list of stolen handsets, and eventually ban the use of such phones on their networks. Aside from the…

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