Chrome: From HTTP to HTTPS

Chrome: From HTTP to HTTPS

Within the last year, Chrome has helped users understand that HTTP sites are not secure. More websites use HTTPS, a safer protocol, than ever before. So, how can you benefit from this transition? Find out here.

For several years, Google has moved toward a more secure web by strongly advocating that sites adopt the Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) encryption.

Android P: Top Features You Must Know

Android P: Top Features You Must Know

The days of Android Oreo being the latest operating system for Google’s mobile platform are numbered, as the search engine giant gave a sneak peek to Android P during the recent Google I/O conference. While it’s just a preview, it gives developers and consumers some hints on what the future holds.

Leave no room for hackers to operate

Leave no room for hackers to operate

For most people, social media is a convenient way to stay in touch with family and friends. For a small group of people, it’s an opportunity to profit off other people’s trust. Here are some things you can do to continue enjoying Facebook and Twitter without compromising your privacy.

5 vital Android security features

5 vital Android security features

Android has been making headlines lately, but for all the wrong reasons. In 2018 alone, the mobile operating system has fallen victim to a wide array of cyberattacks that have caused many experts to question its ability to protect users. But believe it or not, Android has a bevy of security features that will all but guarantee the safety of your device.

Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

Is your Android call and SMS data safe?

It’s normal for mobile phones to store users’ call and text logs. Android users, however, might be surprised to know that Facebook has been collecting their call history and SMS data for years. Should you be worried?

How Facebook’s data-collecting activities were discovered

Software developer Dylan McKay realized Facebook had been collecting his call records and SMS metadata when he downloaded his Facebook account data from his Android device (to do this, go to General > Settings). When he tweeted about it, several users responded that the same thing happened to them, while others revealed that only call histories with close contacts such as parents, partners, and other family members were collected.