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Did You Install Super Mario Run APK for Android? That's Malware

Did You Install Super Mario Run APK for Android? That's Malware

December 27, 2016Swati Khandelwal
After the success of Pokémon Go , Nintendo's " Super Mario Run " has become the hottest game to hit the market with enormou...
Uber Now Tracks Your Location Even After Your Ride

Uber Now Tracks Your Location Even After Your Ride

December 09, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Uber was in controversies at the mid of this year for monitoring the battery life of its users, as the company believed that its users w...
Russia to get rid of Android and iOS by launching its own Mobile Operating System

Russia to get rid of Android and iOS by launching its own Mobile Operating System

June 07, 2016Mohit Kumar
Last month, it was reported that the European Commission is planning to impose a record antitrust fine of about 3 BILLION euros ( US$3.4...
Apple Could Offer iMessage App for Android

Apple Could Offer iMessage App for Android

February 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
Although Apple has its own operating system for both desktop (Mac OS X) and iPhone (iOS), the company has always tried to port its in-ho...
Latest Windows 10 May Have a Linux Subsystem Hidden Inside

Latest Windows 10 May Have a Linux Subsystem Hidden Inside

February 03, 2016Wang Wei
A Few Months Back, Microsoft impressed the world with ' Microsoft loves Linux ' announcements, including, development of a custo...
How to Run Multiple Android apps on Windows and Mac OS X Simultaneously

How to Run Multiple Android apps on Windows and Mac OS X Simultaneously

December 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Bluestacks , the first app player for running Android apps on Windows, has launched the latest version of its Android emulator platform ...
With Its First Android app, Apple tried to Kill Android Community, But Failed Badly!

With Its First Android app, Apple tried to Kill Android Community, But Failed Badly!

September 19, 2015Khyati Jain
Are you a Die Hard Android Fan? If you are also one of those millions Android fans, for whom the brand has turned into an insane rel...
This Creepy App Captures Users' Private Moment Photos and Blackmails for Money

This Creepy App Captures Users' Private Moment Photos and Blackmails for Money

September 08, 2015Swati Khandelwal
How difficult is for hackers to take over your personal photographs? They just need to trick you to download an app, or may be a Por...
Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times in Last 14 Days

Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times in Last 14 Days

March 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Do you realize how often your smartphone is sharing your location data with various companies? It is more than 5000 times in just two we...
Google Now Manually Reviews Play Store Android App Submissions

Google Now Manually Reviews Play Store Android App Submissions

March 18, 2015Mohit Kumar
Google has changed the way it managed apps on the Google Play Store . After years of depending on the automated app check process, the compa...
Crashing Google Email App for Android Just By Sending a Malicious Email

Crashing Google Email App for Android Just By Sending a Malicious Email

February 18, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A vulnerability has been discovered in the wildly popular Google's Stock Android Email App , that could be exploited by malicious attack...
Facebook Launches Free Mobile Internet Service In India

Facebook Launches Free Mobile Internet Service In India

February 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Last year, the founder of the Social Network giant highlighted the future of universal Internet access, the dream that Facebook founder ...
Whatsapp Banned Users For Using WhatsApp PLUS App

Whatsapp Banned Users For Using WhatsApp PLUS App

January 20, 2015Mohit Kumar
Are you one of those victims whose WhatsApp app has recently been banned?? Then you must have installed a 3rd-party version of WhatsAp...
Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

Verizon FiOS app vulnerability Exposes 5 MILLION Customers' Email Addresses

January 19, 2015Wang Wei
A critical vulnerability discovered in Verizon 's FiOS mobile application allowed an attacker to access the email account of any Ve...
Uber’s Android app is Literally Malware?

Uber's Android app is Literally Malware?

November 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The popular ride-sharing service Uber has been hit by various controversies lately, but now the things gone even worse for the company ...
Facebook “Safety Check” Allows You to Connect with Family during Natural Disasters

Facebook "Safety Check" Allows You to Connect with Family during Natural Disasters

October 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Facebook is moving a step ahead from others and making its social media service as an information sharing platform in serious situations...
NSA-Proof "Blackphone" Gets Rooted Within 5 Minutes

NSA-Proof "Blackphone" Gets Rooted Within 5 Minutes

August 11, 2014Wang Wei
The ultra secure NSA-Proof Blackphone titled as, " world's first Smartphone which places privacy and control directly in the hands of it...
Spotify Hacked, Urges Android Users to Upgrade app and Change Password

Spotify Hacked, Urges Android Users to Upgrade app and Change Password

May 27, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Today, the popular Music streaming service Spotify said the company has suffered a Data breach and warned users of its Android app to u...
Android Privilege Escalation Flaws leave Billions of Devices vulnerable to Malware Infection

Android Privilege Escalation Flaws leave Billions of Devices vulnerable to Malware Infection

March 24, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Android -  a widely used Smartphone platform offered by Google is once again suspected to affect its users with malicious software that...
TextSecure: End-to-End encrypted and Open Source Messaging app

TextSecure: End-to-End encrypted and Open Source Messaging app

March 05, 2014Mohit Kumar
With revelations of NSA spying and some of the most jaw-dropping surveillance leaks, many people feel unencrypted and central-server servic...
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