Alienman Tech Blog

Everything you need to know about mobile security

Android’s Changes to Screen Lock

In Android 7.0 Google has removed the ability for apps to have full control over the screen lock. This seems to be in response to the recent malware type called ransomware. Ransomware is software that gains control of a mobile device, usually through locking the device, and makes you pay to get back control of your phone.

Privacy vs Efficiency: Legalities, Part Two

What are consumer’s data rights?

That’s the question that’s been being debated in Washington for the last few years. Surprise, surprise…they haven’t yet reached an answer. Although it may sound like a straight forward question, there are several angles to consider.

Privacy vs. Efficiency: The Struggle, Part One

In this series about the struggles between new technology and consumer privacy rights I will discuss the problems involved in companies collecting information about consumers from a legal and economic stand point while trying to give insight from a person on both sides of the issue.