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Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016

When MediaTek first launched an octa-core mobile processor back in late 2013, many folks -- including Qualcomm -- called it a gimmick, but said feature has since become quite popular amongst device manufacturers, to the point where Qualcomm eventually had to come up with its very own octa-core …

Hiding in Plain Sight: FireEye and Microsoft Expose Chinese APT Group’s Obfuscation Tactic

In late 2014, FireEye Threat Intelligence and the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center discovered a Command-and-Control (CnC) obfuscation tactic on …

Customize your mobile web experience using Chrome flags – Android customization

Have you been having fun tracking all of your movements through your Google Location history, as we walked through in last week’s Android customization post? We hope so. Now it is time to take to our web browser to make some subtle and significant tweaks, this week we will take an in-depth look at …

Software

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 Review: one of the best budget phones of the year

The Bottom Line<p>Pros<p>Attractive, slim, and symmetrical body<br>Dual front-facing speakers sound great<br>Large 1080p display<br>Reliable performance, even if not very fast<br>Solid camera<br>Software is quite spartan<br>THAT PRICE<p>Cons<p>Large size may not be for everyone<br>Spec hungry will wish for even more snappiness<br>Software …

Phones

Where to find silent mode in Android Lollipop

If you’re lucky enough to have Android 5.0 Lollipop on your phone or tablet, you might be wondering where to find silent mode, which turns off …

New Android malware makes your phone look like it’s off, and then spies on you

AVG has discovered a new Android malware threat, dubbed PowerOffHijack, that has a very unique feature: it hijacks the shutdown process. After PowerOffHijack makes it looks like your phone is off, it then proceeds to spy on you.<p>In other words, when you hit the power off button, your mobile device …

Android News

Tinba Malware Watches Mouse Movements, Screen Activity to Avoid Sandbox Detection

IT security programs would probably be much worse than they are without sandboxes, which isolate programs to prevent them from being infected by …

United Airlines Will Give You Up To A Million Miles For Finding Security Bugs

Bug Bounty programs are great. Utilized by everyone from Facebook to Google, they encourage security researchers to dig up bugs and disclose them responsibly in exchange for rewards — generally meaning a chunk of cash and a bit of glory.<p>Here’s a new one, though: your bugs in exchange for… airline …

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …

Terrorism