Microsoft Alerts Android Users Of Billing Fraud Malware: All Details And How...

Microsoft researchers have given the details of a ‘toll fraud malware’ that attacks Android users and their devices. Researchers Dimitrios Valsamaras and Song Shin Jung have kept the malware under the subcategory of billing frauds where malicious make users subscribe to premium services without their knowledge. The report says that it is one of the most prevalent types of Android malware.
#DimitriosValsamaras #Microsoft #Android #ComputersElectronics #ComputerSecurity #InternetTelecom


11 hours ago

How to stop apps from tracking your location on your iPhone or Android phone

Find out which apps have location data access, and which ones need it. Google Maps and Google Maps are among the apps that could be accessing your location data. Here is a list of common apps that can be accessed by your phone by third-party apps. The guide will help you stop apps from tracking your location.
#iPhone #Android #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless


Yesterday

US: Google to erase more location info as abortion bans expand

Google will automatically delete information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems. The company behind the internet's dominant internet search engine and the Android software that powers most of the world's smartphones outlined the new privacy protections in a Friday blog post. The pledge comes amid escalating pressure on Google and other Big Tech companies to do more to shield the troves of sensitive personal information from government authorities.
#Google #Android #Health


Yesterday

Microsoft Could Soon Launch New Version of Outlook Lite For Android

Microsoft is working to launch a new ‘Outlook Lite’ app for Android users. The tech giant plans to make the new app generally available worldwide in July 2022. There already is a lighter-weight Outlook app available in a few countries that are known as ‘Lite’
#Microsoft #OutlookLite #Android #ComputersElectronics #Software #InternetTelecom


2 days ago

Google Is Changing The Way Its Password Manager Works On Chrome And Android:...

Google has updated its password manager for Chrome and Android users. Earlier the features will only be available only for Chrome users but now Google is bringing them to all platforms. These new features include the ability to manually add passwords to the service. Google hopes to make the password manager a reliable alternative to the likes of 1Password and other services.
#Google #Chrome #Android #ComputersElectronics #Software #InternetSoftware


2 days ago

This is how google is making your passwords safer than ever before

Google has announced that it is updating its password manager to make the experience easier for the user. The new update will let the users add a shortcut to Google Password Manager to their Android home screen. Google said it will now flag not only compromised credentials but also weak and re-used passwords on Android.
#Google #GooglePasswordManager #Android #ComputersElectronics #Software #InternetSoftware


3 days ago

Tech InDepth: What is Android Auto and how can you use it?

Android Auto is a screen-mirroring application that allows you to mirror your phone on a car’s infotainment system as long as it supports Android Auto. For the app to work, you will have to make sure your car's system supports the feature.
#AndroidAuto #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless #ArtsEntertainment


3 days ago

Google to pay $90 million to settle legal fight with app developers

Google agrees to pay $90 million to settle legal fight with app developers over money they earned creating apps for Android smartphones. Google accused app developers of using agreements with smartphone makers, technical barriers and revenue sharing agreements to effectively close the app ecosystem and shunt most payments through its Google Play billing system with a default service fee of 30%.
#Google #Android #GooglePlay #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless #MobileAppsAdd-Ons


3 days ago

BMW to use Android Automotive OS in its cars from 2023

German luxury car brand BMW has decided to adopt Android Automotive OS from 2023. The automaker has not revealed any specific details about the strategy. The car brand also said that different software platforms enable the infotainment system to be individually configured. The company has not released specific details on the strategy but it has said it will be integrated into certain models for the first time.
#BMW #German #Android #AutosVehicles #MotorVehicles(ByType) #Shopping


5 days ago

What is Hermit spyware?

Hermit is a spyware on the lines of Pegasus by NSO Group. It can steal stored account emails, contacts, browser bookmarks/searches, calendar events, etc. It can also download and install APK (the app software files on Android) on a compromised phone. The spyware can also upload files from the device, read notifications, and take pictures of the screen.
#NSOGroup #Hermit #Pegasus #ComputersElectronics #ComputerSecurity


6 days ago

Twitter brings closed caption toggle to iOS, Android apps: All you need to know

Twitter is rolling out a button to toggle captions for its video player on its iOS and Android applications. The button will be visible on the top-right corner of a video and will let users choose whether they want to see captions. Twitter was reportedly testing the feature in April, but it was only available to iOS users.
#Twitter #Android #iOS #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless #ComputersElectronics


1 weeks ago

Twitter closed caption toggle button available for iOS and Android: Know how it works

Twitter has reportedly added a toggle captions button for its video player. The button will be visible at the top-right corner of the video and if it has a caption, the user can choose if they would like to see the written descriptions. Twitter was reportedly testing the new feature in April this year but it was only available to a limited number of iPhone users in the US region.
#Twitter #Android #InternetTelecom


1 weeks ago

RCS Lab hack: How Android, iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan were spied on

Google’s Threat Analysis Group or TAG has tracked over 30 vendors with ‘varying levels of sophistication and public exposure selling exploits or surveillance capabilities to government-backed actors’ RCS Lab has been accused of using a combination of tactics to victimise both Android and iOS users in the affected regions. This includes atypical drive-by downloads as initial infection vectors.
#RCSLab #Android #iOS #Italy #ComputersElectronics #ComputerSecurity


1 weeks ago

Beware of spyware Hermit, says Google to the high-profile Android users

Google has found strong evidence that enterprise-grade Android spyware called 'Hermit' is being used via SMS messages to target high-profile Android users. The tech giant has warned all Android victims and implemented changes in Google Play Protect. The spyware is likely developed by Italian spyware vendor RCS Lab and Tykelab Srl, a telecommunications solutions company suspected to be operating as a front company.
#Google #Hermit #Android #ComputersElectronics


1 weeks ago

What Is RCS Messaging, How Does It Work And Which Phones Support It?

Google integrated the technology with its Messages app for Android smartphone users. Apple has tried different ways to make the SMS relevant but its efforts have mostly come to nought. The company found the best way to give users the mix of an SMS service with multimedia features like emojis and more.
#Google #Android #InternetTelecom #MobileWireless #ComputersElectronics


1 weeks ago

Google Maps will help you calculate the travel fare, by showing the toll prices now

The updated feature of Google Map will be available for both Android and iOS devices. The feature tells around 2,000 toll roads in India, USA and Indonesia, with other countries following soon. Users will be unable to see the estimated toll price until they start with the navigation. The updated will also showcase the toll-free route for travellers.
#GoogleMaps #GoogleMap #Android #India #Reference #GeographicReference #Maps


2 weeks ago

WhatsApp Starts Testing More Emojis On Message Reactions For iOS, Feature...

WhatsApp earlier this year launched its much-awaited feature that allows users to react to messages. Now, the Meta-owned instant messaging platform is expanding the feature to bring more emojis for message reactions. According to a report, WhatsApp beta for Android had already got message reacctions for all.
#WhatsApp #iOS #Meta #InternetTelecom #EmailMessaging #TextInstantMessaging


2 weeks ago

More People Are Switching To iPhone In The US, Only 5% Switch From iPhone To...

At least 73 per cent of the representatives said that tech giant Apple gained the most switchers while only 16 per cent goes to Samsung in the US. The iPhone recorded a 66 per cent market share for AT&T, 60 per cent at Verizon, and 57 per cent for T-Mobile respectively.
#Apple #iPhone #Android #ComputersElectronics #ConsumerElectronics #News


2 weeks ago

Planning a road trip? Check this new Google Maps feature that shows toll charges

Google has announced the introduction of a new feature on its Google Maps that estimates how much the user will have to pay on toll taxes while navigating through a certain route. The feature has been rolled out on both Android as well as iOS applications. Google has introduced the feature on both iOS and Android applications.
#Google #GoogleMaps #Android #Reference #GeographicReference #Maps


2 weeks ago

Planning a road trip? Check this new Google Maps feature that shows toll charges

Google has announced the introduction of a new feature on its Google Maps that estimates how much the user will have to pay on toll taxes while navigating through a certain route. The feature has been rolled out on both Android as well as iOS applications. Google has introduced the feature on both iOS and Android applications.
#Google #GoogleMaps #Android #Reference #GeographicReference #Maps


2 weeks ago