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Bluetooth has a Serious Flaw that Exposes Millions of Devices Vulnerable to Attacks

Cybersecurity researchers have detailed a report that showcases a flaw in Bluetooth dubbed KNOB (Key Negotiation Of Bluetooth). KNOB allows an attacker to break the security mechanisms of Bluetooth for any standard-compliant device. So that means nobody is safe! “We found and exploited a severe vulnerability in the Bluetooth specification that allows an attacker to break […] The post Bluetooth has a Serious Flaw that Exposes Millions of Devices Vulnerable to Attacks appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Xiaomi, Oppo, And Vivo Collaborate On A New File Transfer Protocol

Three of Chinese biggest smartphone makers are pulling resources together to work on a new wireless file transfer protocol that will work among their devices. Xiaomi revealed the news via a WeChat Post about their upcoming file transfer protocol. The new protocol will still rely on Bluetooth and promises to offer maximum transfer speeds of […] The post Xiaomi, Oppo, And Vivo Collaborate On A New File Transfer Protocol appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Huawei Founder says the UK won’t say no to them on 5G Rollout

Huawei Founder and Chief Executive officer Ren Zhengfei in an interview with Sky News stated that the UK “won’t say no to us” in matters of 5G deployment. This comes after the US banned the Chinese tech firm from trading with US tech firms. But, the UK is considering ways to have Huawei on-board in […] The post Huawei Founder says the UK won’t say no to them on 5G Rollout appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Discover and Verve Launch Verve Global Card

Verve, a payments technology and card business in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, have launched the Verve Global Card. Cardholders will now have the ability to use their new global cards on the Discover Global Network which provides acceptance in more than 190 countries and territories. This will expand Verve’s […] The post Discover and Verve Launch Verve Global Card appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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US Could Offer Huawei Another 90-day Export License, Reports

Since Huawei was slapped with an export ban in the US, all has not been well for the Chinese tech giant trading with US tech firms. The company was offered a 90-day reprieve to continue supporting their current customers based in the US before the US cuts ties with the company. However, Reuters has reported […] The post US Could Offer Huawei Another 90-day Export License, Reports appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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Google Report Reveals Users Stick to Passwords that have Already been Hacked

In this digital era, secure passwords are vital in protecting your personal information, not entirely, but at least you did your part. At times the mistake may emanate from the service provider’s themselves leading to your credentials being leaked. However, hacking from the client end has nowadays evolved to using ‘password-spraying’ attacks according to a […] The post Google Report Reveals Users Stick to Passwords that have Already been Hacked appeared first on TechTrendsKE.

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HMD Global Extends Security Patch Support to First Nokia Android Phones

Security patches are crucial when it comes to software, and with smartphones, not everyone can provide monthly updates to all their devices other than HMD. The company has been using its guaranteed timely and more extended period of security updates as bait to garner more people into their smartphone ecosystem. Now the company is even taking […] The post HMD Global Extends Security Patch Support to First Nokia Android Phones appeared first on TechTrendsKE.