Google Discloses Flaws in Signal, FB Messenger, JioChat Messaging Apps – Tempemail

In January 2019, a critical flaw was reported in Apple’s FaceTime group chats feature that made it possible for users to initiate a FaceTime video call and eavesdrop on targets by adding their own number as a third person in a group chat even before the person on the other Continue Reading

Apple Removes macOS Feature That Allowed Apps to Bypass Firewall Security – Tempemail

Apple has removed a controversial feature from its macOS operating system that allowed the company’s own first-party apps to bypass content filters, VPNs, and third-party firewalls. Called “ContentFilterExclusionList,” it included a list of as many as 50 Apple apps like iCloud, Maps, Music, FaceTime, HomeKit, the App Store, and its Continue Reading

How Trump supporters are radicalised by the far right | Apps- Tempemail

Far right “playbooks” teaching white nationalists how to recruit and radicalise Trump supporters have surfaced on the encrypted messaging app Telegram ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration. The documents, seen by the Observer, detail how to convert mainstream conservatives who have just joined Telegram into violent white supremacists. They were found Continue Reading

What Years of AWS Hacking Tell Us About Building Secure Apps- Tempemail

Imagine being part of an organization that has a security team that manages risks by saying “no” to change in an era of cloud migrations, remote-first work, and increased dependency on our digital presence. People develop an aversion to work with security teams because they block them from getting their Continue Reading

Warning — 5 New Trojanized Android Apps Spying On Users In Pakistan – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off a new spyware operation targeting users in Pakistan that leverages trojanized versions of legitimate Android apps to carry out covert surveillance and espionage. Designed to masquerade apps such as the Pakistan Citizen Portal, a Muslim prayer-clock app called Pakistan Salat Time, Mobile Packages Pakistan, Continue Reading

5 Ways to Protect Private User Data on Messaging Apps – Tempemail

Facebook recently asked WhatsApp users to accept its updated terms of service and privacy policy – or else lose access to the app. “As part of the Facebook family of companies, WhatsApp receives information from, and shares information with, this family of companies. We may use the information we receive Continue Reading

Menstruation apps store excessive information, privacy charity says | Menstruation

Menstruation apps are unnecessarily storing personal data such as what medication women are on, their birth control habits and how hard women find it to reach orgasm, privacy campaigners have said. A study of five leading apps by Privacy International, a UK-based charity, found that companies held intimate information on Continue Reading

Tech gift guide: ideas for last-minute Christmas presents | Money

What to buy the tech enthusiast in your life? Here are some ideas – from smart speakers and games consoles to smartwatches and headphones. With Christmas rapidly approaching, time is running out to buy the big-ticket items, so we have also included some instant-delivery gifts for last-minute purchases. Smart speakers Continue Reading

Several Unpatched Popular Android Apps Put Millions of Users at Risk of Hacking – Tempemail

A number of high-profile Android apps are still using an unpatched version of Google’s widely-used app update library, potentially putting the personal data of hundreds of millions of smartphone users at risk of hacking. Many popular apps, including Grindr, Bumble, OkCupid, Cisco Teams, Moovit, Yango Pro, Microsoft Edge, Xrecorder, and Continue Reading