Samsung Electronics Co. will upgrade security software on its smartphones, including the Galaxy S6, to plug a vulnerability to hackers.
More than 600 million Samsung devices are at risk of being spied on because of flaws in how the SwiftKey application is updated, according to consultant NowSecure. Samsung will make upgrades of its Knox security software in a few days to eliminate the risks, the company said in an e-mail on Thursday.
As many as 600 million Samsung phones may be vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to surreptitiously monitor the camera and microphone, read incoming and outgoing text messages, and install malicious apps, a security researcher said.
Grab the popcorn, folks. There are some mighty interesting developments going on in TV land.
After decades of Japanese dominance, the top of the TV market is a battle royale between South Korean and Chinese brands. The shift to 4K is in its early stages, and along with it, we’ll also see a transformation in smart platforms, content delivery, and how commercials work. OLED TVs are getting cheaper, and 1080p TVs are practically free.
BlackBerry is returning to the tablet market -- this time with the help of Samsung Electronics, IBM and Secusmart, the German encryption specialist BlackBerry bought last year.
This is not the PlayBook 2 that BlackBerry was rumored to be working on last year, but the SecuTablet, developed by Secusmart and IBM for a German government department.
Samsung Electronics has received record orders for its recently unveiled flagship devices ― the Galaxy S6 (S6) and Galaxy S6 Edge (S6 Edge).