Android 6 and up will start stripping unused apps’ permissions

Ron Amadeo 2021-09-17 14:03:21 arstechnica.com Enlarge / Android 6.0 Marshmallow is getting a spiffy new feature. Ron Amadeo Google is coming for your unused Android crapware. The company announced Friday that it will backport an Android 11 privacy feature—auto-resetting app…

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How to review app permissions on your Android phone

Michael L Hicks 2021-08-09 15:00:02 www.androidcentral.com Source: Joe Maring / Android Central In the past, it was much more difficult to determine which Android apps were tracking you or accessing your files. But recent Android versions like Android 11…

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The Android 12 Privacy Dashboard is an at-a-glance permissions tool

2021-06-22 16:30:03 www.techrepublic.com Android 12 has a new Privacy Dashboard that makes it easier for users to check up on and manage the permissions on their devices. Jack Wallen gives you a peek into this new tool. Image via…

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Britive grabs $10M Series A to build automated multi-cloud permissions tool – TechCrunch

Ron Miller 2021-05-19 10:09:23 feedproxy.google.com Britive, an early stage startup that is trying to bring privileged access control to a multi-cloud world, announced a $10 million Series A this morning. Crosslink Capital led the investment with participation from previous…

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Authzed scores $3.9M seed to build permissions API service – TechCrunch

Ron Miller 2021-04-21 09:05:21 feedproxy.google.com Authzed, an early stage startup that wants to make it easier for developers to build permissions in their applications, announced a $3.9 million seed round today. The investment was led by Work-Bench with participation…

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How to Automatically Revoke Permissions for Unused Android Apps

Shubham Agarwal 2020-12-04 05:24:26 www.howtogeek.com Monster Ztudio/Shutterstock When you are no longer actively using an app, it’s best to revoke any sensitive permission you may have granted it. Thankfully, on your Android phone or tablet, you don’t have to…

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How to Grant Temporary Permissions to Apps on Android

Shubham Agarwal 2020-11-18 06:23:07 www.howtogeek.com Shubham Agarwal We often install apps that we don’t intend to open more than a few times. You shouldn’t grant such apps permanent access to your phone’s data. Android allows you to offer one-time…

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What Are File Permissions in Linux, and How Do I Make Sure Mine Are Secure? – CloudSavvy IT

Anthony Heddings 2020-10-06 07:00:00 www.cloudsavvyit.com In Linux, file permissions determine the levels of privilege for file owners and everyone else. It’s important to make sure any web-facing files have their permissions set correctly, so that a compromised process can’t…

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Managing Permissions in SharePoint Online – CloudSavvy IT

Adam Bertram 2020-10-05 06:00:00 www.cloudsavvyit.com Flexible and easily administrable by both end-users and by system administrators alike, SharePoint is a powerful addition to any organization. With the ability to quickly share documents and information comes the need to easily…

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How to manage app permissions in Android 11

2020-09-10 15:25:26 www.techrepublic.com With your Android device upgraded to version 11, you'll want to get control of app permissions. Jack Wallen shows you how. Image: César Salza/CNET en Español Your device has upgraded to Android 11. Everything is running…

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