By now, the pattern is pretty familiar. In spite of the company stepping up its detection efforts, Google can’t seem to eliminate sketchy applications from sneaking their way into the Google Play Store where they often rack up millions of downloads before being found and eliminated.
The latest culprits that have been found are a handful of camera and VPN apps that have collectively racked up several hundred million downloads.
Browser extensions are fun little tools that work to enhance our online experience. Well, that’s probably the case, right? They’re meant to integrate new helpful features within our browsers. But some extensions do that at a cost you might not be willing to wager.
Certain web browser extensions can actually do you more harm than good. Aside from letting you translate webpages on the go, find discount coupons, or block ads, extensions can slow down your device tremendously and even compromise your privacy.The Good and Bad About Browser Extensions
While letting you fire up your browsing experience with various features, some extensions are extremely detrimental to your [...]
Tech experts have always warned people about using different charging cables for their phone. The problems that can arise range from incompatibility issues to serious security loopholes. Recently, a new clever hack has been discovered that doesn’t seem like a hack at all!
If you’re constantly travelling and tend to lead a life on the road, you might find yourself plugging your phone in a public USB charger. It happens, and we’ve all done it once or twice. But using a cable you’re not sure of its source is not a wise thing to do.
Cybersecurity experts have claimed that charging cables can be modified to incorporate a malware. Such types of malware will let the attacker [...]
The Google Play Store is having a tough time at the moment with malware-filled apps and sketchy developer practices. Google has again removed 24 more malware-heavy apps from the Google Play Store with almost 500,000 downloads as it tackles the problem on its online app marketplace.