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Samsung’s Smart Fridge Might Have A Security Flaw

08/25/2015, A fridge is meant to keep food cold and fresh, but as technology advances and the more connected we get, so do our regular household items which might expand why smart fridges that can connect to the internet exists. However with all things that can be...

Rumored iPhone 6c Will Feature Touch ID And Apple Pay

08/21/2015, According to the rumors, Apple is said to announce the iPhone 6c alongside the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. In fact recent rumors have suggested that Foxconn is apparently hiring more workers so that they will be able to assemble three different Apple iPhone...

Ashley Madison Blackmails Have Already Begun

08/21/2015, This week alone, the team behind the Ashley Madison hack have posted what can only be described as a treasure trove of information online, with the first batch weighing in under 10GB and the next batch around 20GB worth of data. In fact there is even a...

AT&T Launches Initiative To Teach People About Internet Security

08/20/2015, There are a lot of things that we shouldn’t do on the internet, like publicly post our personal information such as home address, phone number, social security number, and so on. There are also various settings on social media that protects your privacy...

Ashley Madison Hacked Data Is Now Searchable

08/19/2015, As you might have heard, the team behind the Ashley Madison hack made good on their promise and has uploaded all the stolen data onto the dark web. Now for those who are curious about who is on Ashley Madison, and want to check to see if their partner...

Silent Circle Starts Taking Blackphone 2 Pre-Orders

08/19/2015, Last month the folks at Silent Circle announced the Blackphone 2, which is the successor to the original Blackphone from 2014. Now if security and privacy are huge concerns of yours, you might be interested to learn that Silent Circle has begun taking...

Hacked Ashley Madison Data Posted On The Dark Web

08/18/2015, Last month online dating website Ashley Madison was hacked. The hackers stole the data and threatened to release it online if their demands weren’t met. Unsurprisingly the demands were a bit high which basically asked the website and its affiliated...

Teen Discovers Two Zero-Day Vulnerabilities In OS X

08/17/2015, Say a few years ago, when the topic of OS X versus Windows came up, the favorite argument that was used is that OS X is more secure than Windows as there are less cases of malware and viruses attacking the system. Fast forward to today, that statement...

OwnStar Hack Modified To Hack BMW And Mercedes-Benz

08/17/2015, A couple of weeks ago, security researcher Samy Kamkar unveiled a creation of his own called OwnStar. This is basically a device that allows hackers to hack smart vehicles and it was demonstrated on GM’s vehicles. This seemed to suggest that only GM’s...

Ambient Sound Could Be The New Two-Factor Authentication System

08/16/2015, Two-factor authentication is a great way to keep your online accounts safe. For those who are unfamiliar with two-factor authentication, basically what happens is that when you enter your regular password into the login page, you will then be prompted to...

Apple Patent Lets You Backup Encrypted Data To A Friend’s Phone

08/13/2015, At the moment law enforcement officials aren’t too happy about the way Apple and Google’s mobile phone encryption works. Basically law enforcement has no way of getting into a suspect’s smartphone, and even if Apple or Google were to agree to their...

$30 Gadget Will Open Up Pretty Much Any Keyless Car Or Garage

08/10/2015, Most of us take the wireless remote controls of our cars and garage doors for granted. It’s not so much for security but rather for convenience of being able to open the door while still a couple of feet/meters away. However it turns out that might not...