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[Update: Crisis Averted] Many websites could potentially break on older Android phones in 2021

Although Project Treble has played a major role in improving the distribution of the latest versions of Android over the last few years, fragmentation remains one of the biggest shortcomings of the Android ecosystem. A huge chunk of Android devices currently in use run out-of-date versions of the operating system, and that can lead to...

Google says 80% of all Android apps encrypt network traffic by default

Security is a big concern on mobile devices and Google is committed to keeping Android users safe. One of the methods Google uses to keep data safe is protecting network traffic that enters or leaves an Android device with something called "Transport Layer Security" (TLS). Android 10 added support for TLS 1.3 and Google is...

TLS 1.3 support brings 40% faster secure connections to Android Q

Securing data has become incredibly important over the years, but the initial implementation of protections usually comes at the cost of a performance hit. We saw this when Android began requiring OEMs to enable encryption and the same happened to SSL/TLS when it was first introduced. Over time though, the hardware was able to add...

Gmail v6.7 Prepares to Add Security Warnings for Unencrypted Messages and Suggestions to Unsubscribe from Email Lists

Email security is a big topic lately, and it's important that we all take care of our own sensitive data. In order to protect its users from accidentally leaking private data, Google already automatically encrypts all messages sent internally through Gmail servers with TLS. Not all email services support encryption, however, and if you send or receive a...