Huawei Launches Its Own Operating System, Says Its Completely Different From Android and iOS

AUGUST 9, 2019 / Huawei Launches New Distributed Operating System, HarmonyOS at the Huawei Developer Conference Huawei announces a new homegrown operating system called HarmonyOS. The Chinese tech giant launched the new OS during its developer conference on Friday, calling it “completely different from Android and iOS.” The company says HarmonyOS is a microkernel-based, distributed…

Android Anti-Malware Test: Google Play Protect Performs Worst than third-party antivirus apps

Google Play Protect is an anti-malware service that monitor apps for suspicious behavior, and amply ensures security by removing malicious apps before they can cause any damage on Android phones, introduced by Google. The Play Protect is rather the pulling under the same umbrella of the former “Verify Apps” feature and tracking system, “Find My…

How Android hardware-based vulnerability allow hackers to capture Loudspeaker data without permission

A newly discovered vulnerability in hardware-based motion sensor, known as accelerometer, which comes in-built on most Android devices can allow hackers to have unrestricted access to loudspeaker data by using app installed on a device even without permissions. The accelerometer is supposed to allow apps to sense the movement of a device, such as shaking,…

FinFisher Spyware covertly installed on iOS and Android devices in Southeastern Asian countries

FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, is a spyware that is covertly run on target’s system often by government law enforcement, through security flaws in the underlying system update of the devices. The infamous spyware was created by Gamma International, a German security company, with the sole purpose of serving as government-grade commercial surveillance software that…

Android Rx onError Guidelines

Rx onError Guidelines By Ed Ballot “Creating a good API is hard.” — anyone who has created an API used by others As with any API, wrapping your data stream in a Rx observable requires consideration for reasonable error handling and intuitive behavior. The following guidelines are intended to help developers create consistent and intuitive API. Since we frequently…

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