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The new BlackBerry has a physical keyboard and will arrive in April

The new BlackBerry KEYone smartphone, unveiled Saturday, is the first smartphone to carry the brand that doesn't come from BlackBerry.

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Soon your Samsung Galaxy's fingerprint reader will unlock your Windows 10 PC

After the Windows 10 Creators Update, owners of select Galaxy devices will be able to unlock their PCs with their fingerprint.

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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could allow hackers to easily hijack their functionality.

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Google tweaks its Verify Apps security feature to show what's been scanned

A change to the Android Security Settings shows the last four apps that have been scanned by Verify Apps.

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How to enable WhatsApp's two-step verification

WhatsApp is adding two-step verification, an extra security feature that all users should enable as soon as it becomes available. Here's how it works.

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How to protect your privacy with a VPN on Android

You don't necessarily have to spend money, but free VPN apps come with some drawbacks.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

However, security experts claim that the threat is 'remote' and 'limited in scope,' and call for a retraction by The Guardian.

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Google pushed developers to fix security flaws in 275,000 Android apps

Over the past two years, Google has convinced developers to patch security issues in over 275,000 Android apps hosted on its official app store.

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Google reveals its stealthy moves to keep Android phones free from malware

Google explains how it has used its Verify Apps to flag some 25,000 apps as potentially dangerous.

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Encrypted messaging app Signal uses Google to bypass censorship

Developers of the popular Signal secure messaging app have started to use Google's domain as a front to hide traffic to their service and to sidestep blocking attempts.

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New report says Android phones by Lenovo and others may be running spyware apps

The backdoor access, which sends personal information to China, was originally discovered in the Blu R1 HD.

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BlackBerry stops making phones, licenses the BlackBerry name to TCL for Android phones

A week after BlackBerry officially pulled out of the smartphone market, it has agreed to license its brand to handset manufacturer TCL.

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Severe AirDroid vulnerability exposes users, patch incoming

Sand Studio says the update fixes a serious security issue in the latest release that exposed personal information to attackers.

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Gooligan worms its way into Android phones, compromises one million Google accounts

The malware is contracted by downloading apps from third-party stores.

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Report: Backdoor access in the Blu R1 HD and other phones sent data to China

The spyware impacted some prepaid and international models, but Blu says that a software fix has patched the privacy breach.

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The best messaging apps with end-to-end encryption

If you want to keep prying eyes away from your conversations, then these are the apps that you need to get.

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Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but leave the Dirty Cow exploit to roam

Google released a new monthly batch of security patches for Android Monday, fixing a dozen critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to compromise devices.

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How to encrypt your Facebook messages with Secret Conversations

Facebook's new encrypted messaging feature, Secret Conversations, is now live for everyone on Android and iOS.

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How to create a secure and hidden folder on your Android phone

Want to keep away the prying eyes? Then it's time to grab some apps that will make pictures, videos, and more disappear from plain sight.

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How to turn on Twitter's quality filters and silence trolls

Twitter has a solution for stopping trolls: A new timeline quality filter that discards nasty tweets in your notifications

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