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OnePlus fixes yet another security flaw that may have exposed sensitive customer data

OnePlus fixes yet another security flaw that may have exposed sensitive customer data

A security vulnerability in OnePlus’ out-of-warranty repair invoicing system has been fixed. The vulnerability, which was discovered on June 30th, exposed customer details including full names, phone numbers, email addresses, IMEI numbers, and physical addresses. The system affected is run by a third-party vendor and is only used by US customers. Android Police disclosed details...

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Xiaomi brings MIUI Security app to the Play Store for faster updates

Xiaomi brings MIUI Security app to the Play Store for faster updates

Android has always taken flak from Apple for its OS update policies, but just because every Android device may not get system updates quickly doesn’t mean they have to miss out on features. Google allows manufacturers to update system level apps through the Play Store without having to push entire system upgrades. Xiaomi is up...

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FCC declares Huawei and ZTE as ‘national security threats,’ nothing changes

FCC declares Huawei and ZTE as ‘national security threats,’ nothing changes

In the past few years, the FCC has made overtures against Huawei and ZTE, characterizing them as national security threats. Well, now it’s official: the commission has passed an order officially declaring the two Chinese tech giants as national security threats to the United States. The agency framed the companies as agents of the Chinese...

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LG V60 is picking up its May security update on Verizon

LG V60 is picking up its May security update on Verizon

Google has gotten a bit stricter with requiring OEMs to add Android’s security updates over the years, but that doesn’t mean companies are actually on board. LG’s Software Update Center may be running at full power, but everything from last-minute bugs to carrier certification can hold up Android updates. It’s almost July, but LG’s new...

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Android’s Enterprise program to switch out security update requirements for mandatory transparency

Android’s Enterprise program to switch out security update requirements for mandatory transparency

For two years, Google has been trying to make it easy for businesses to run and deploy reliable Android devices through its Android Enterprise Recommended (AER) program. It’s essentially a collection of certified hardware with certain minimum guarantees: They must be eligible for zero-touch enrollment, carrier-unlocked, and should receive security updates no later than 90...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S20 and Note10 are receiving the June security patch

T-Mobile Galaxy S20 and Note10 are receiving the June security patch

This story was originally published 2020/06/19 8:53am PDTon Jun 19, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/26 4:06am PDTon Jun 26, 2020.  Following the announcement of the June patch for some Verizon Galaxy S20 variants earlier this month, T-Mobile has now shared that it’s finally updating all of its Galaxy S20 models, too. T-Mobile’s Note10 lineup is...

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Win one of six Annke BR200 PIR security cameras with light strobe and alarm (US, UK, EU)

Win one of six Annke BR200 PIR security cameras with light strobe and alarm (US, UK, EU)

This story was originally published 2020/06/10 8:37am PDTon Jun 10, 2020 and last updated 2020/06/14 7:23am PDTon Jun 14, 2020.  As imaging technology has evolved to encompass higher resolutions and improved frame rates, home security cameras have graduated from an added convenience to a necessity for many. However, despite the growing prevalence of smart cameras, only...