Since he first realized a paper-cup phone gives a better signal when covered in tin foil, Damjan has known that his future will be connected to communications and encryption. A SIGINT specialist and counterintelligence expert here at KommandoTech, Damjan is on a constant hunt for the best smartphones and other communication devices. In his spare time he enjoys beer, parties, and music.
Pre-Installed Malware Found on US Government-Funded Smartphones
Android smartphones offered through a US government initiative for low-income users came with pre-installed Chinese malware.  Researchers at Malwarebytes Labs found that the $35 UMX U683CL smartphone came with two variants of malware - one that can collect data and install software without user
Video Gaming Addiction Statistics: Real Problem or Phony Panic?
When people tried to imagine the yet to be realized cyber world more than three decades ago, they didn't have video gaming addiction statistics to contend with. Many dreamt of a new utopian era in which information, cultural influences and opinions flew freely to the benefit of mankind. But others
Facebook Building Its Own OS to End Dependence on Android
Facebook is reportedly working on building its own operating system in an effort to end its dependence on Google’s Android. The social media giant currently uses Android to operate its hardware products but is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with relying on its main competitor to power its
Video Gaming Statistics: From Basements to Maseratis
The year is 2019. A man who plays video games has a net worth of $30 million. No, I don’t mean a professional gamer who competes in tournaments - just a guy who plays video games and makes YouTube videos of himself playing. He’s worth $30 million. The successes of Pewdiepie - and other YouTub
Crowdfunding Statistics: United We Stand, Divided We Fall
During the 1982 Conservative Party Conference in the United Kingdom, Margaret Thatcher famously said, “There is no such thing as society: There are individual men and women, and there are families.” Thankfully, crowdfunding statistics say she was wrong. Crowdfunding, as a form of collective f
ADATA Expands Into New Territory With XPG Xenia Gaming Laptop
The high-performance gaming laptop market is getting another contender. ADATA, a Taiwanese memory and storage manufacturer, is launching launched its first gaming laptop. ADATA is best known for hard drives, RAM, and USBs. Under its XPG brand, the company is putting forward its first products for
Chrome Usage Statistics for 2020: Ride Eternal and Bring Lots of RAM
Dear reader, If you’re reading this article etched on a large stone in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, then these Chrome usage statistics won’t be much use to you. Someone has wasted a perfectly good stone. However, if the End of Days has not yet befallen you, then there’s a 64.92% chance
Read These Android Usage Statistics, You Should!
A long time ago in a Samsung Galaxy far, far away, Android OS changed the way we use mobile phones. Okay, that’s not exactly true. It was only 11 years ago, it happened in California, and the Samsung Galaxy hadn’t even been invented yet. But we stick by our main point; the release of Android
Text, Don’t Call: Messaging Apps Statistics for 2020
Chances are your phone has already vibrated a few times since you started reading this article. Messaging apps statistics also tell us there’s a huge chance that some of those messages came to your phone through an app owned by Facebook. Corporate consolidation in the tech sector is particularl