PUBG Mobile Ban: Iraq Government Bans Online Games Including PUBG Over Threat to National Security

Iraq parliament has now banned several popular online games, including the biggest of all time, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The government says these games are harmful to society and a potential national security threat. Oil-rich Iraq has suffered for decades under the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein and U.N. sanctions, the 2003 U.S. invasion and […]

Facebook Security Chief Alex Stamos Departs, Joins Stanford University

Facebook’s Chief Security Officer Alex Stamos, who was a key figure in the fight against the spread of fake news and misinformation, on Thursday officially announced his decision to quit and join Stanford University as a full-time teacher and researcher. The announcement came as Facebook investigation, under Stamos, revealed on July 31 that it discovered and banned 32 […]

Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 2 Gets May Android Security Update: Reports

After conducting its first successful Nokia X6 sale in China, HMD Global is now rolling out the May security patch update for its Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 2 smartphones. Both the devices are getting an OTA update, so head to Settings to check if you’ve already received it or not. Nokia 8 Sirocco users in India are seeing the update, and Nokia […]

BlueBorne Attack Fix Rolling Out With September Android Security Update for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has finally released official system images for the September Android security update, after reports of OTA updates already being rolled out started coming in earlier this week. The September Android security patch can now be installed on compatible Nexus and Pixel devices, and it’s crucial that you download it, as it brings along the fix for the […]

Xiaomi Responds to eScan Claims That MIUI Is Riddled With Security Flaws

Security solutions company eScan on Thursday in a 36-page report alleged that Xiaomi’s MIUI custom Android ROM has multiple flaws that affected the security of user data. Xiaomi system apps such as the uninstall mechanism and Mi Mover were some of the flawed aspects of MIUI, the report stated. The Chinese smartphone company has refuted the allegations however, in […]

Netgear Arlo Pro Wireless Weatherproof Security Camera Launched in India

Netgear has launched the Netgear Arlo Pro smart camera for home security in India. Netgear calls the Arlo Pro a “wire-free, weatherproof HD camera” and claims that it has a wide 130-degree field of view. The Arlo Pro uses two rechargeable batteries and that means you can place it inside or outside your home. There’s […]

A Look at Franchises Specializing In Security

Like most people, when you think of franchises, you probably think of fast food franchises or retail franchises. But, there’s so much more to franchising. One sector worth mentioning is the security sector. There are franchises in security with opportunities in residential and business security, as well as in IT security. According to ASIS International, an […]

Your So-Called Secrets Are Out — Time to Upgrade Your Banking Security

Your mother’s maiden name is probably not a secret. Neither, necessarily, is your high school mascot or the size of your car payment. But some banks and brokerages still pretend this is information only you would know, and that could be putting your money at risk. So-called security questions long ago outlived their usefulness, since […]

20 Tools to Boost Security at Your Small Business While on a Budget

The prevalence of digital technology has made small business owners keenly aware of the security threats they face. However, it is just as important for them to be aware of the physical security threats that threaten their business. Protecting your place of business, whether it is in your home or a retail space, has become […]