Wednesday , August 24 2016

Android security alert: Stagefright bug affects almost every Android phone, and here’s how you can minimise the risk

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If you’ve ever suffered from stage-fright in front of a large audience, you’ll know what a terrifying feeling it can be. It’s perhaps appropriate, then, that Android’s latest vulnerability exists in its media play-back engine, which is known as Stagefright, and the vulnerability is actually pretty terrifying. This vulnerability requires …

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Google to focus Google+ on user interaction and strip out requirement for G+ account from YouTube and other services

Today Google has announced new changes to their Google+ service, which backtracks on previous announcements which includes the stripping back of the requirement to have a Google+ account to use certain Google services like YouTube. The commenting system has improved with the introduction of Google+ comments on YouTube, but the …

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