Tag: Security

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Gets Camera Enhancements, August Android Security Patch via Software Update

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium has a software update that brings enhancements to its camera. The update, which is reportedly the first firmware upgrade since the Xperia XZ2 Premium launched back in April, also includes the August Android security patch. Notably, Samsung also earlier this month came in the news for pushing the August Android security […]

10.or D Android 8.1 Oreo Update Starts Rolling Out With June Security Patch

10.or D, the budget smartphone offered by Amazon India that was launched in December last year, has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo. The new software update also brings the June Android security patch as well as a bunch of “general stabilities fixes”. The 10.or D debuted with Android 7.1.2 Nougat, though Amazon confirmed an […]

Samsung Galaxy S7 Vulnerable to Hacking Thanks to Meltdown Chip Security Flaw: Researchers

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 smartphones contain a microchip security flaw, uncovered earlier this year, that put tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users, researchers told Reuters. The Galaxy S7 and other smartphones made by Samsung Electronics were previously thought to be immune to a security vulnerability known as […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Getting New Software Update With August Security Patch: Report

Ahead of the launch of Galaxy Note 9, Samsung appears to be quite fast with its monthly security patch updates. After providing the Android security patch for July to the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, the company is reportedly rolling out Google’s August security fix to 2017’s Galaxy S8. As of now, there is no […]

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.1 Oreo Update Resumes, Comes With July 2018 Security Patch

The past few weeks have been eventful, to say the least, for Mi A1 users expecting an Android 8.1 Oreo update on their units. Android 8.1 Oreo for the Xiaomi Mi A1 has now been released with the July security patch. In late June, the latest software update had first started rolling out on the […]

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Get OxygenOS 5.0.4 Update With July Security Patch, Improved Selfie Quality

OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T, on their way to obsolescence, have received the latest OxygenOS 5.0.4 software update. This version brings the much-anticipated July 2018 Android security update to the two smartphones, so does it bring bug fixes for the native camera app and two third-party apps – namely, WhatsApp and Snapchat. To recall, earlier […]

Honor View 10 Gets EIS Feature, Ride Mode, and July Android Security Patch via OTA Update

Honor View 10 that was launched in India last December has received a new software update that brings the electronic image stabilisation (EIS) feature to optimise image results. The new update carries version BKL-L09 8.0.0.161 also brings a dedicated Ride Mode and the latest Android security patch. Huawei sub-brand Honor is rolling out the latest […]

Google Unveils Titan Security Key in Bluetooth and USB Models to Protect Against Phishing

Google at its cloud computing-focused Cloud Next 2018 has unveiled the Titan Security Key as its native FIDO-compatible security key to protect enterprise customers against online attacks. The latest development comes just after it was reported that the use of physical security keys helped over 85,000 Google employees prevent phishing attacks for over a year. […]