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Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users

Full disk encryption flaw could affect millions of Android users

When it comes to vulnerabilities and security, Google’s Android has never been in the good books of security experts or even its users to a great extent. Now, another vulnerability has surfaced that claims to leave millions of devices affected. Security expert Gal Beniamini has now revealed another flaw in Android encryption. According to the DailyMail, the security researcher has said that Android devices with full disk encryption and powered by Qualcomm processors are at risk of brute force attacks…

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How to encrypt iPhone and Android, and why you should do it now

How to encrypt iPhone and Android, and why you should do it now

Apple’s fight with the FBI may be over for the time being, but this high-profile fight about user privacy and state security may have puzzled some smartphone users. When is an iPhone or Android device encrypted? And how does one go about securing the data on them? iPhone It’s pretty simple actually: as long as you set up a password or PIN for the iPhone or iPad’s lockscreen, the device is encrypted. Without knowing the access code, nobody can unlock…

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Five free Android encryption tools for the paranoid user

Five free Android encryption tools for the paranoid user

Do your hats tend to fall into the tinfoil range? Are you afraid there is always somebody watching you? If so, rest assured that the Android ecosystem offers plenty of apps to soothe your paranoia. But which apps are the must-haves? Here are five apps you should immediately install and put to work. They’ll bring you peace in the knowledge that your mobile data is far more secure than those around you. 1: Orbot Proxy with Tor Orbot Proxy with…

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How to recover a saved Wi-Fi password on Android within minutes?

How to recover a saved Wi-Fi password on Android within minutes?

Every now and then you end up with a blanked face when a friend visits your place and tries to connect to your Wi-Fi, while you cannot seem to recall the password, since most default passwords are a combination of letter and numbers. While you feel rather helpless, you need to know that there are certain ways thanks to which you can retrieve the password within minutes, accessible via PC and rooted Android devices. First up, let’s take a look…

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