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The new phones that are stuck in the past

These sleek, downgraded cell phones are meant to promote mental wellbeing – by turning the clock back to the pre-smartphone era.

After the incident: Crisis communication in the digital age

Employers must now contend with a digital landscape that has the potential to negatively affect an organization’s image and message.

Alert Ready will hit your smartphone: Here’s what it’s all about

Millions of cellphones, tablets and other portable devices will sound off across the country next week to test Canada’s new public emergency alert system.

You can hack almost any smart device with a Google search!

Recent research show how easy it is to extract the default hard-coded passwords of any machine when you have physical access to it.

Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs is a wake-up call on internet security

A security expert examines if the hackers of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs could actually take over a real smart city (interview) One of the appealing parts about Ubisoft’s upcoming Watch Dogs video game is just how plausible its scenario is in the real world. In Watch Dogs, a hacker named Aiden Pearce and his friends take ...

You don’t need a metal hook anymore to steel a car. A smartphone will do just fine!

Charles Henderson found he still had smartphone access to his old car even though he'd sold it Charles Henderson loved his "awesome" convertible, particularly the fact that he could start, lock and unlock it remotely via his mobile phone. But after he sold the vehicle, he was astonished to discover that he could still control ...

BlackBerry expands crisis communications services

To help federal managers communicate with their teams during an emergency, BlackBerry announced additional capabilities for its AtHoc crisis communication solution, which automates safety and availability status updates of people before, during and after an event. The new AtHoc Account combines input from managers regarding their teams, information from call center operators, data feeds from ...

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The troubling secret inside your phone

Did you know your cellphone likely comes with a warning about how close to hold it to your head and body? The message inside your cellphone's settings and manual telling you to keep the device 5 to 15 mm away from your body. CBC Marketplace ask why this message exists, why it's so hidden, and whether ...

Malware discovered pre-installed on Android devices

Security researchers have found malware on nearly 40 different Android devices owned by two unnamed companies. While that may sound like a fairly normal occurrence, Check Point’s researchers claim the malware was pre-installed on the devices somewhere along the supply chain. Check Point did not name the companies involved but said one was a large ...

Hundreds of mobile websites and apps are found to leak personal info

Using apps and mobile websites is normal for smartphone users, but applications you trust could be leaking your personal information — and it can be surprisingly easy for a hacker to find it. "There are so many very popular, recognizable brands out there producing apps and websites that are leaking personally identifiable information," said Michael ...

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