Wednesday, September 4, 2019

‘Deep fake’ app Zao will make us film stars

A ‘deep fake’ app will make us film stars

Article Snip: "...Users of Zao can now add themselves into the scenes of their favourite movies..."


Reference: www.theguardian.com

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

Article Snip: "...Dubbed Agent Smith, the malware abuses previously-known weaknesses in the Android operating system, making updating to the latest, patched version of Google's operating system a priority, Israeli security company Check Point said..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

Thursday, July 18, 2019

FaceApp investigation: Chuck Schumer calls for FBI to look into popular app over security concerns, Russia ties

FaceApp investigation: Chuck Schumer calls for FBI to look into popular app over security concerns, Russia ties

Article Snip: "...In a Wednesday letter, Schumer called on the FBI to assess whether personal data uploaded into FaceApp “may be finding its way into the hands of the Russian government” or groups associated with Moscow. FaceApp’s developers are headquartered in St. Petersburg, and on Wednesday, the Democratic National Committee warned presidential campaigns against using FaceApp because of its Russia roots..."


Reference: www.pennlive.com

Monday, July 8, 2019

More than 1,000 Android apps harvest data even after you deny permissions

More than 1,000 Android apps harvest data even after you deny permissions

Article Snip: "...The apps gather information such as location, even after owners explicitly say no. Google says a fix won’t come until Android Q..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Google adding automatic deletion option for Location Services and Web & App Activity data

Google adding automatic deletion option for Location Services and Web & App Activity data

Article Snip: "...Under the new auto-delete controls, users will be able to set the location and activity logs to wipe when they become three months or 18 months old, or to leave them as they are and to keep manually deleting data..."


Reference: appleinsider.com

Thursday, April 25, 2019

WiFi Finder Android App Leaks 2M Wi-Fi Passwords -- What You Need To Know

Android App Leaks 2M Wi-Fi Passwords -- What You Need To Know

Article Snip: "...Android app by the name of WiFi Finder, installed by more than 100,000 Google Play users, has leaked in excess of 2 million Wi-Fi network passwords..."


Reference: www.forbes.com

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Internet Explorer exploit lets hackers steal your data even if you never use it

Internet Explorer exploit lets hackers steal your data even if you never use it

Article Snip: "...Finally stopped using Internet Explorer? Good! But, now it’s time to completely delete it from your computer, too. Security researcher John Page has discovered a new security flaw..."


Reference: mashable.com

Monday, April 8, 2019

A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners

A powerful spyware app now targets iPhone owners

Article Snip: "...The spy app, found by researchers at mobile security firm Lookout, said its developer abused their Apple-issued enterprise certificates to bypass the tech giant’s app store to infect unsuspecting victims. The disguised carrier assistance app once installed can silently grab..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Free investment stock with this app (Apple, Ford...)

Get a free investment stock (Apple, Ford, Sprint or similar) with this app

Article Snip: "...Robinhood is an app that makes investing easy to do and easy to understand, and it lets you start making money incredibly cheaply. By cheaply, we actually mean you can start making money for free. Our sponsor Robinhood is giving Komando readers and listeners (you’re listening to our podcasts, right?) a free stock from companies like Apple, Ford and Sprint to help them start building..."


Reference: www.komando.com

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Apps That Make You Money: Passive Income Apps

Start Making More Money Now With These Passive Income Apps

Article Snip: "...Finding a way to increase your earnings is one of the key steps to reaching financial freedom. Most of us don’t have time for a second job though, let alone look for opportunities to get paid. These passive income apps will help you land the perfect hustle..."


Reference: www.savingadvice.com

Monday, February 11, 2019

Best Online Brokers: These 3 Stock Trading Apps Are Tops In Power, Ease Of Use

Best Online Brokers: These 3 Stock Trading Apps Are Tops In Power, Ease Of Use

Article Snip: "...Looking for the best stock trading apps and mobile platforms? You might start with a look at the top-ranked firms in IBD's Best Online Brokers survey..."


Reference: www.investors.com

Monday, February 4, 2019

Privacy Flaws Abound in Free VPN Apps on Google Play

Privacy Flaws Abound in Free VPN Apps on Google Play

Article Snip: "...An examination of 150 of the most popular free VPN apps on Google Play found that dozens of them are leaking DNS requests or asking for excessive permissions from users' smartphones..."


Reference: www.pcmag.com

7 Must-Have Android Apps for Netflix Users

7 Must-Have Android Apps for Netflix Users

Article Snip: "...explore some of the must-have Android apps that will boost your Netflix experience and help fill the gaps..."


Reference: www.guidingtech.com

Timeless app by 14-year-old helps Alzheimer’s patients identify faces

Timeless app by 14-year-old helps Alzheimer’s patients identify faces

Article Snip: "...Emma’s motivation for the app is a personal one. Two years ago, she started noticing her grandmother started to forget things, from birthdays to even what she just recently ate. For a young girl, that would have been an emotionally depressing experience. For Yang, it was an opportunity to use technology to help alleviate some of the problems of the disease..."


Reference: www.slashgear.com

Monday, December 24, 2018

Official NORAD Santa Tracker

Official NORAD Santa Tracker

Article Snip: "...Track Santa across the globe. Is he flying over you right now?..."


Reference: www.noradsanta.org

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Amazon Admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland Family

Amazon Admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland Family

Article Snip: "...A couple in Portland, Oregon, was shocked to discover Alexa recorded a private conversation in their home and then sent it to a random person on their contact list..."


Reference: www.huffingtonpost.com

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Learn New Words & Improve Your Knowledge with the Best Dictionary Apps

Learn New Words & Improve Your Knowledge with the Best Dictionary Apps

Article Snip: "...The reach of these apps is really broad, so from primary to graduate school, there are resources to help, including traditional mediums like Merriam Webster Dictionary, Oxford Dictionary, and Cambridge Dictionary, as well as French, Latin, Spanish, ASL, and urban dictionarie..."


Reference: www.tapscape.com

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Let the Photomath app do your homework and other math problems


Photomath raises $6 million for its math-solving app

Photomath app
Photomath app
Article Snip: "...After downloading the Photomath app, you just have to point your phone at a math problem. It can be in a book, or it can recognize your own handwriting. The app then gives you a step-by-step explanation to solve the problem..."

Available on Google Play and the App Store Reference: techcrunch.com

Tuesday, October 23, 2018