Google prioritises security; calls for “HTTPS Everywhere”

Google has announced they have exerted a major investment — which includes strong SSL encryption by default — and created “Project Zero” to make sure its services use leading security protocols, resulting to an automatic safe connection to Search, Gmail and Google Drive and secure access to websites. The company has recently created “Project Zero”, a new, well-staffed team […]

McAfee: 80% of Flappy Bird imitations contain malware

238 out of 300 tested clones of Flappy Bird — the game created by Dong Nguyen, who is still considering its relaunch — has been found to contain malware, according to a report from McAfee, Inc., a global computer security software company. The Flappy Bird craze has gone wild, and MacAfee has stated that malware […]

Google, Microsoft secures ‘kill switch’ to upcoming phones

Google and Microsoft has announced incorporating “kill switch” technology in the next version of their smartphone operating systems to counter increasing numbers of mobile device theft. The Office of the New York State Attorney General has released an update to its Secure our Smartphones (SOS) Initiative, pushing for a technological solution: a “kill switch” application to enable authorised […]