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New Pixel features for better sleep and personal safety

Google Bog – 6.1.20

Whether you’re trying to extend your battery life or find ways to disconnect each night, Pixel’s latest features make it easier than ever to get the most out of your phone. And with the latest updates to the Personal Safety app, your Pixel is giving you more options to help keep you safe in an emergency.

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The new Microsoft Family Safety app now available in preview for iOS and Android

Microsoft Blogs – 5.12.20 (5.11.20)

In March, we announced Microsoft Family Safetya new app to help you protect what matters most with digital and physical safety. Today, we are excited to start rolling out the launch of limited preview of the app on iOS and Android.

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5 Tips to Defend Against Mobile Adware

Avast Blog – 3.13.20 (3.10.20)

According to statistics gathered by Avast Threat Labs between October and December 2019, adware accounts for 72% of the attacks on Android devices, a dramatic increase over last year’s 34%. Mobile adware hijacks certain functions in the device in order to spam the user with unwanted ads. Aside from being annoying and ceaseless, the ads themselves can range from harmless to malicious. The most common method by which adware infects a device is through a malicious app. Attackers typically disguise the adware as gaming or entertainment apps, leaning towards whatever is currently trending.

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