BlackBerry Messenger >> Android Apps on Google Play
This isn't BlackBerry Messenger (and read the text for the app to see how shameless an attempt to game search it is). Yet it's got 197 five-star reviews. How? Perhaps the clue is with this review: "Forces you to vote 5 stars before you can use it... Bad app.. Not worth the download." We emailed the developer, who said: "Our purpose isn't bad, we are tying to make some money. Yes, this is illegal, so
Security researchers claim Apple technically capable of intercepting iMessages >> TechCrunch
Techcrunch: Is this attack something you feel can be widely distributed or leveraged, or is it so difficult that this is not likely?
TC: Does it require physical access to a user's device? If not, then can you give some details on what info you need to make it happen?
CC: Basically, if you are Apple or the NSA, it doesn't require any prerequisites.
Await the demonstration: next
Top fashion legal topics - #1 wearable technologies and privacy >> GamingTechLAW
Especially in the case of usage of health and fitness Apps, a number of health-related sensitive data concerning their users will be collected and this will require to comply with stringent privacy obligations. Indeed, as already prescribed with reference to smartphone apps, the company managing the app used through the wearable technology will be subject to the privacy law of the country where the device/user is located even in the case of non-European entities and it will not be sufficient to merely ask for a privacy consent, but it will be necessary to provide a data protection notice listing all the information requested by the relevant privacy law. Therefore the pop-up message that is displayed following the download of most apps would not be sufficient.
In other words: US-based apps won't be able to assume their privacy warnings are sufficient in countries such as
12 new and hidden settings in iOS 7 >>
The Do Not Disturb ones are clever. A comment at the end compares these to "vanilla" Android.
ios 7 - Android Apps on Google Play
Please, someone explain this: Android apps which try to look like iOS 7 apps. Wow, and there's a lot of them.
Malware writers, fraudsters target gamers with fake GTA 5 serials >> HOTforSecurity
A week ago, the
Users are advised to disregard GTA copies "accidentally" leaked on the Internet, as they are probably fake, leading to fraudulent or malicious websites. Bitdefender recommends gamers keep their security solution and other software updated to avoid malware infections, phishing and fraud.
A collateral cost of "free"?
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