Getting smarter: IoT devices get some security standards

Getting smarter: IoT devices get some security standards

It looks like consumer smart devices might be getting a baseline set of standards, thanks to some collaboration between a UK government agency, a European Standards Organization, an industry association – and probably help from barrels and barrels of coffee. About...
Artificial Intelligence on smartphones – why it’s important

Artificial Intelligence on smartphones – why it’s important

Huawei Mate 10 was the first phone in the world to feature artificial intelligence. The Kirin home chip promised to increase computational capacity inside a very small device, but with much greater potential than many popular laptops on the market. Since then,...
How to protect your smartphone against hackers?

How to protect your smartphone against hackers?

Although we can no longer do without our smartphones these days, we have to be extremely careful because they could be a lot more vulnerable than we might think. Hacking is no longer just an intriguing subject for Hollywood or even a threat to big corporations and...
Android may be tracking and spying on your activities – without your permission

Android may be tracking and spying on your activities – without your permission

Researchers have found that over a thousand Android apps are tracking users – even when the apps were not given permission to do so. In their quest for data, the suspect apps were collecting data from other apps, metadata tags from photographs, and call logs — all...
Was My WhatsApp Hacked? Here’s What You Should Know

Was My WhatsApp Hacked? Here’s What You Should Know

WhatsApp is a messaging app that serves as an alternative to traditional smartphone calling and texting. It’s free, owned by Facebook, and provides a variety of features that its users love, like free internet-based international calling and end-to-end encryption....