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How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2019

How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2019

Google Online Security Blog: How we fought bad apps and malicious developers in 2019 Posted by Andrew Ahn, Product Manager, Google Play + Android App Safety [Cross-posted from the Android Developers Blog] Google Play connects users with great digital experiences to help them be more productive and entertained, as well ...

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Tapping the True Potential of the 5G Digital Economy

Tapping the True Potential of the 5G Digital Economy

Smart Cities. Smart Factories. Smart cars. By now we’re familiar with the concept of smart connectivity, and there’s a lot of excitement around the true potential this emerging technology can bring. Each new generation of wireless connectivity has driven a wealth of new innovations, and the upcoming fifth-generation cellular wireless ...

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USN-4277-1: libexif vulnerabilities

libexif vulnerabilities A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 19.10 Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary Several security issues were fixed in libexif. Software Description libexif – library to parse EXIF files Details Liu Bingchang discovered that libexif ...

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WhatsApp’s Desktop App Vulnerability Gave Remote Access To Hackers

WhatsApp desktop app security Flaw

A major security flaw in WhatsApp’s desktop app for Windows10 and macOS could give hackers remote access to files stored on your computer by inserting JavaScript into messages. According to Facebook’s most recent security advisory, the flaw affects WhatsApp’s desktop version 0.3.9309 and earlier. The vulnerability also affects users who paired ...

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