FBI, CIA, and NSA chiefs advise against using Huawei and ZTE phones

Heads of the FBI, CIA and NSA have warned against using smartphones from Chinese manufacturers like Huawei and ZTE. The comments were made during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Tuesday. The intelligence chiefs said they were “deeply concerned” about the risks posed by these devices, though Huawei denies any wrongdoing. Six US intelligence chiefs, including […]


U.S. intelligence agencies are still warning against buying Huawei and ZTE phones

Things are still looking pretty bleak for Huawei’s plans to conquer the U.S. market. Earlier this week, half a dozen top members of intelligence agencies, including the FBI, CIA and NSA reaffirmed surveillance concerns about the company and fellow Chinese smartphone maker ZTE. All of this is nothing new, of course. The companies’ troubles date […]


Millions of Android phones hijacked to mine cryptocurrency

Malwarebytes Malwarebytes revealed a hack of Android devices that used phone processors to mine cryptocurrency. Exact numbers aren’t known, but millions of devices appear to have been affected. This hack is yet another reminder that smartphone security is incredibly important! Mining cryptocurrency takes a ton of processing power. In fact, in the case of Bitcoin, […]