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Police Surveillance Disguised As Google Maps Car

05/16/2016, While you probably shouldn’t be speeding, chances are if you are speeding and you see a police car in front of you, you will slow down. However if you didn’t see a police car and maybe saw a car that looks like it could be a Google Maps car, chances...

FBI Director Blames Viral Videos For Spike In Violent Crime

05/12/2016, From time to time, videos make their way onto the internet and become viral, meaning that people not even from the same country have probably seen it. Sometimes these viral videos are of amazing musical performances, sometimes they’re just of cats doing...

The FBI May Or May Not Have Wiretapped An Amazon Echo

05/12/2016, The always-on feature on devices like the Amazon Echo makes it infinitely more useful. After all what’s the point of issuing voice commands when one has to manually enable it first, right? However at the same time it makes it infinitely more dangerous...

Apple Hit With $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Over iMessage & FaceTime

05/10/2016, There are advantages and disadvantages of being such a big corporation like Apple. The advantage is that you have brand recognition and everyone pretty much knows about you. The disadvantage is that because everyone knows about you that you can sometimes...

Researcher Arrested After Reporting Exploit In Elections Site

05/09/2016, From time to time, security researchers would come across exploits and security vulnerabilities in apps, websites, services, and so on. Usually what happens is that these researchers will then disclose the information to the company and give them time to...

Brazil Lawmakers Want A Bill To Prevent WhatsApp From Being Blocked

05/05/2016, A couple of days ago, a judge in Brazil ordered WhatsApp to be blocked in the country for 72 hours for failing to hand over data related to a case. However this ruling was overturned shortly after by another judge. This wouldn’t really be such a big...

Pirate Bay & KickassTorrents Uploader Hit With €7,500 Fine

05/05/2016, Usually when we see movie studios or record labels go after pirates, they tend to go after the big fish, like shutting down torrent websites such as The Pirate Bay and IsoHunt. The concept is similar when it comes to drugs, in which it makes more sense to...

WhatsApp Blocked In Brazil, More Than 100 Million Users Affected

05/02/2016, Last we heard, Facebook-owned WhatsApp was boasting about 1 billion active users, but it looks like today that number might have taken a pretty huge hit. According to reports, it seems that over in Brazil a judge has ordered local telcos to block access...

Judge Orders Woman To Unlock iPhone With Fingerprint

05/01/2016, Right now there is some debate as to whether or not law enforcement can force you to unlock your smartphone. Some claim that this violates the person’s 5th Amendment right which protects a person from self-incrimination, which for the most part seems to...