Home security

Tag: security

Post
Galaxy S20 series receives May security patch ahead of any other phones

Galaxy S20 series receives May security patch ahead of any other phones

As a long-term Samsung user, I’ve witnessed first-hand the Hollywood-style comeback Samsung has made in terms of how its phones get updates. Gone are the days of waiting almost a year for significant version changes, or being several months behind on security patches. Not only have Samsung devices been receiving updates faster than ever before,...

Post
ProtonMail for Android goes open-source, passes security audit

ProtonMail for Android goes open-source, passes security audit

ProtonMail is an encrypted email service, with native applications available for Android and iOS. While the service has been working on new features, its development team has also been releasing the source code for various software components. Now the Android app for ProtonMail is open-source, allowing anyone to look through the code and review its...

Post
Ecobee launches Haven security subscription alongside Alexa SmartCamera

Ecobee launches Haven security subscription alongside Alexa SmartCamera

Ecobee is mostly known for its smart thermostat, but the company has decided to foray into an adjacent business field: home security. It has announced its new Haven subscription that takes advantage of existing SmartThermostats and SmartSensors and introduced its first security camera and sensors for doors and windows. Haven comes with a security AutoPilot...

Post
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge stop receiving security updates

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge stop receiving security updates

The Galaxy S7 hasn’t seen a new Android version in a long time, but until now, Samsung at least had been pushing security updates whenever it deemed them necessary. According to the company’s security updates timeline, that’s changing: The company won’t release new patches for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge any longer, though the...