Sprint Fixes Privacy Issue With HTC Phones
Sprint today started rolling out a software update to its HTC Android phones that fixes a previously-reported security issue that could allow malicious third-party apps to access sensitive information. The update will roll out automatically, but those wishing to install it manually can do so immediately.
Android Messages with RCS to Reach More Phones On More Carriers
Google says its Android Messages app is on the upswing thanks to new RCS-based tools and growing support from phone makers and wireless network operators. To start, brands now have more power to interact with consumers thanks to RCS business messaging.
HTC 10 Picks Up Security Update, Bug Fix
HTC has begun pushing a minor update to unlocked variant of the HTC 10 smartphone. According to the change log, the update adds the latest security patches, fixes some bugs, and improves system stability.
iOS 11.2.6 Fixes Character-Based Messaging Bug
Apple today released iOS 11.2.6 to resolve several bugs. Primarily, the minor update tackles an issue where using certain characters could cause apps such as iMessage and WhatsApp to crash.
Samsung to Patch Keyboard Security Hole in A Few Days
Samsung has responded to reports that a flaw in its keyboard software leaves Galaxy-branded smartphones open to attack. Specifically, a security firm called NowSecure discovered that language packs for the keyboard are updated through a plain-text, unencrypted connection.
iOS 10.1 Fixes Major Security Vulnerabilities
Apple's iOS 10.1 — released today — fixes several potentially-major security vulnerabilities in iOS. At least two of the issues could potentially allow an attacker complete control of the device after the user merely visits a web page with malicious code.