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OnePlus 6 Flaw Allows to Boot Any Image Even With Locked Bootloader

OnePlus 6 Flaw Allows to Boot Any Image Even With Locked Bootloader

June 10, 2018Mohit Kumar
Have you recently bought a OnePlus 6? Don't leave your phone unattended. A serious vulnerability has been discovered in the OnePlus...
Android P Will Block Background Apps from Accessing Your Camera, Microphone

Android P Will Block Background Apps from Accessing Your Camera, Microphone

February 25, 2018Mohit Kumar
Yes, your smartphone is spying on you. But, the real question is, should you care? We have published thousands of articles on The Hacke...
Smart Devices Can Be Hijacked to Track Your Body Movements And Activities Remotely

Smart Devices Can Be Hijacked to Track Your Body Movements And Activities Remotely

August 19, 2017Mohit Kumar
If your smartphones, tablets, smart refrigerators, smart TVs and other smart devices are smart enough to make your life easier, their sma...
Dutch Police Seize Another Company that Sells PGP-Encrypted Blackberry Phones

Dutch Police Seize Another Company that Sells PGP-Encrypted Blackberry Phones

May 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Dutch police arrested four suspects on Tuesday on suspicion of money laundering and involvement in selling custom encrypted BlackBerr...
New Exploit to 'Hack Android Phones Remotely' threatens Millions of Devices

New Exploit to 'Hack Android Phones Remotely' threatens Millions of Devices

March 16, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Attention Android users! Millions of Android devices are vulnerable to hackers and intelligence agencies once again – Thanks to a ne...
How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow and When will Your Smartphone Get it?

How to Install Android 6.0 Marshmallow and When will Your Smartphone Get it?

October 04, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Google is eager to release the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow , to some of its Smartphone and Ta...
BodyPrint Technology Turns Smartphones into Biometric Scanners

BodyPrint Technology Turns Smartphones into Biometric Scanners

April 26, 2015Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! don’t want you to every time type a PIN or swipe your phone or scan your thumbprint in order to unlock your smartphone. Instead, ...
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 29, 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...
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge — 8 Things You Should Know

March 02, 2015Swati Khandelwal
A whole lot of things gone in the official kickoff of Mobile World Congress 2015 , but a unique phone with a curved screen on both side...
Built-In Backdoor Found in Popular Chinese Android Smartphones

Built-In Backdoor Found in Popular Chinese Android Smartphones

December 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Chinese smartphone manufacturers have been criticized many times for suspected backdoors in its products, the popular Chinese smartphone...
Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

Facebook SDK Vulnerability Puts Millions of Smartphone Users' Accounts at Risk

July 03, 2014Mohit Kumar
Security researchers from MetaIntell, the leader in intelligent led Mobile Risk Management (MRM), have discovered a major security vuln...
Wiko Mobiles Can be Remotely Crashed with a Text Message

Wiko Mobiles Can be Remotely Crashed with a Text Message

June 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A vulnerability has been identified in Wiko Mobiles that could allow anyone to remotely  force it to shut down abruptly with a text me...
WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

April 15, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If you are using WhatsApp to chit-chat with your friends or relatives, then you should be careful about sharing your location with them...
Mobile Charger That Can Power-Up Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds

Mobile Charger That Can Power-Up Your Smartphone in 30 Seconds

April 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Going for a meeting or for a party and your Phone's battery discharged? Oops!  Yes, I know this happens with most of us once in ...
First Paid Fake Android Antivirus App Downloaded 10,000 times from Google Play Store

First Paid Fake Android Antivirus App Downloaded 10,000 times from Google Play Store

April 07, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Well, we all are very conscious, when it comes to the security of our personal information, security of our financial data and security...
Free Microsoft Windows for the Internet of Things and Mobile Devices

Free Microsoft Windows for the Internet of Things and Mobile Devices

April 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Tomorrow, 8th April could be a sad day for all those who are still using Windows XP, as it is an official assassination day of it, but t...