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SALT Card Offers A New Way Of Securing Your Smartphone

09/22/2014, When you want to prevent unauthorized access to your phone, all you’d have to do is setup a passcode, or in some cases and with some phones, you can use fingerprint scanning as well. However a new Kickstarter project for a device called SALT is hoping...

Android L Will Come With Encryption Enabled By Default

09/19/2014, At the moment it is still unclear as to when Google’s Android L will be released to the masses. It has been speculated that maybe a release in October could be in the cards, but either way we guess we’ll just have to wait and see. That being said, if...

Apple Enables Two-Step Authentication For iCloud.com

09/16/2014, About a couple of weeks ago, there was a breach of private photos by celebrities that made its way onto the internet. Many had initially believed that this is due to iCloud being hacked, although it turned out that it was just a very targeted attack that...

Tim Cook Addresses Privacy And Security Concerns

09/15/2014, With the Snowden reports revealing that the government has access to our personal data and how they are allowed to submit requests to companies to request for even more data, we’re sure many of you guys out there are a little paranoid and not too happy...

Malware Spread Through Twitch Chat Could Steal Steam Accounts

09/15/2014, They say that you should always be careful of people whom you meet and chat with online. This is because you never know who the other person might be and what they want with you. Well in the case of Twitch, a report from security firm F-Secure has...

Is Apple Pay Safer Than Credit Cards?

09/10/2014, Not a week goes by without a major computer hacking happening where thousands if not millions of customer records are stolen or accessed. In this context, it can be queasy to switch to an electronic form of payment like Apple Pay which seems to virtualize...

Potential iCloud Hack Sees Compromising Celebrity Photos Leaked

09/01/2014, Whether you follow celebrity gossip or tech news, it seems that both genres have collided paths today in what can only be seen as one of the largest leaks of celebrity nude photos. According to multiple reports, it seems that a hacker has been steadily...

California Kill Switch Bill Has Been Signed Into Law

08/25/2014, Earlier this year we mentioned how the California Senate had passed the bill that would make it a requirement for smartphone OEMs to include kill switches in their devices. Well it looks like the law will finally come into effect by 2015, thanks to...

Tor Claims Network Was Breached, University Researchers Suspected

07/31/2014, For those unfamiliar with Tor, it is basically a service in which Internet users can use to cloak themselves in a shroud of anonymity. While it does sound shady (and rightfully so, given that many of Silk Road’s users were using Tor), it does have more...

Russia Wants Apple & SAP To Turn Over Their Source Codes

07/31/2014, As you’re probably aware by now, China is not the biggest fan of Microsoft and has accused the company of anti-monopoly activities and also to a certain extent, spying. Well it looks like Russia too has fears about spying, although not necessarily from...

German Government Chooses BlackBerry For Its Security

07/29/2014, Several years ago, the idea of using an Android phone or an iPhone as a government or corporate device seemed a little ludicrous. This is thanks to the fact that back in the day, BlackBerry devices were at the forefront of mobile security, and thanks to...

Malware Discovered On Facebook Masquerading As A YouTube Video

07/23/2014, Let’s face it, whenever we see a sexy photo or video pop up on our Facebook News Feed, we get curious, especially if the title is extremely engaging, but it looks like there has been a piece of malware making its rounds on Facebook. According to an...