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WPA3 WiFi security standard is final & coming to devices with the Snapdragon 845

The WPA3 WiFi security standard has been certified, as announced by the Wi-Fi Alliance earlier today. It’s yet another incremental network security protocol upgrade and was necessary after WPA2 was cracked wide open early last year – eleven years after it was officially unveiled. Devices require more enhanced security hardware to utilize it, something which…

How a graphics driver bug on the Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked Google Chrome tab data

Back in late March, a U.K. based start-up firm specializing in testing GPU reliability approached us with a GPU bug they discovered that causes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ to reboot when visiting a web page. The firm, called GraphicsFuzz, worked with us to report the issue to Qualcomm and Samsung. Some of our readers were…