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Google Docs now supports written annotations on Android

Google Docs now supports written annotations on Android

The Android version of Google Docs will support annotations written by hand or a stylus pen. Among other things, this can be useful for providing feedback on a text. The new feature will be available for smartphones and tablets running on the Android operating system. The annotation toolbar will... Read more

date5 days ago
Spyware industry develops most zero-days and governments promote it

Spyware industry develops most zero-days and governments promote it

Commercial spyware vendors appear to be the largest developers of zero-day vulnerabilities. Through these vulnerabilities, spyware such as Pegasus and Predator can be installed on devices worldwide. This was stated in a report by Google, in which the tech company is also calling for greater actions... Read more

date23 days ago
How the Kotlin programming language has conquered Android

How the Kotlin programming language has conquered Android

When Google announced in 2017 that Kotlin would now be supported as an official Android language, the audience cheered loudly. That enthusiasm has turned into adoption, as 80 percent of all apps on Android now use Kotlin. What's behind the rapid rise of this programming language? The development... Read more

date1 month ago
Android phones with Qualcomm chip vulnerable to remote attack

Android phones with Qualcomm chip vulnerable to remote attack

Google recently fixed a critical vulnerability that allows hackers to remotely attack Android phones with a Qualcomm chipset. Other very critical vulnerabilities have also been fixed. In the first 2024 patch round for Android, Google patched a total of 59 vulnerabilities. These patches target no... Read more

date2 months ago
Rumor: Lenovo soon to unveil hybrid Windows-Android device

Rumor: Lenovo soon to unveil hybrid Windows-Android device

At the CES 2024 conference in early January, we might see an unusual device from Lenovo. Indeed, according to a leak, the company is announcing a Windows laptop whose screen is detachable in order to use it as an Android tablet. The notebook would become part of the ThinkBook line, claims the ru... Read more

date2 months ago
Android malware bypasses biometric scan and steals phone PIN

Android malware bypasses biometric scan and steals phone PIN

The so-called Chameleon malware is not new, but it has worrying new capabilities. Android users can download an otherwise normally functioning app without ever realizing that Chameleon is running in the background. Discovered in April, Chameleon is known as a "banking trojan," an umbrella term f... Read more

date2 months ago
Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

Bluetooth vulnerability affects Android, Apple and Linux devices

A recently discovered vulnerability in Bluetooth, CVE-2023-45866, opens the door to a hostile takeover of Android, Apple and Linux devices. Security researcher Marc Newlin made the discovery. In a posting on GitHub, Newlin recently disclosed the Bluetooth vulnerability CVE-2023-45866. By exploit... Read more

date3 months ago
Google fixes Android bug that hackers can abuse without privileges

Google fixes Android bug that hackers can abuse without privileges

In its recent security update for Android, Google patched a critical vulnerability that enables so-called zero-click remote code execution (RCE). In addition, 84 other vulnerabilities were addressed. According to the tech giant, critical vulnerability CVE-2023-40088 was the most important vulner... Read more

date3 months ago
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