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Apple’s Activation Lock Not As Effective In Some Cities

07/28/2015, So with iOS 7, Apple introduced Activation Lock which was basically a way to disable a stolen iPhone. The idea is that if the thief is unable to resell the phone due to it being locked, it would deter them from stealing iPhones in the future. In fact upon...

Steam Had A Brief Security Lapse Over The Weekend

07/26/2015, If you do not have Steam Guard installed and protecting your Steam account, you should probably go ahead and do that now. It seems that according to several reports over the weekend, there have been some users who claimed that their Steam accounts have...

Microsoft Boasts That Windows 10 Is The Most Secure Windows Ever

07/24/2015, Windows has gotten a lot of flak over the years as being a platform that is constantly targeted by hacks, malware, viruses, and so on, making it seem like Microsoft isn’t doing a good enough job of securing it. However when you’re one of the most...

Sonavation Successfully Embeds Fingerprint Sensor Under A Display

07/22/2015, As it stands, fingerprint sensors on smartphones usually exists on the exterior of the phone, like we’ve seen in the iPhone and several other Android devices. It works and there really isn’t much issue about its placement, but could it be improved...

Hackers Successfully Hack A Jeep Cherokee Remotely

07/22/2015, Internet connected cars sounds like a great idea and something to look forward to in the future, but is it really all that great? After all having it connected also means that it can be hacked, and recently two computer security researchers decided to...

Dating Website Ashley Madison Hacked, User Database Compromised

07/20/2015, There are dating websites and apps aimed at presumably single users. However Ashley Madison is a website that prides itself as a dating website/social network designed for users who are already in relationships. We suppose to each their own, but it seems...

Drones Envisioned To Be Able To Remotely Deliver Spyware

07/20/2015, Considering how powerful and dangerous some drones are, especially those that can carry and fire missiles, we’re sure militaries around the world have considered the possibility that these drones could be hacked, infected with some kind of spyware, and...

GunDetect Camera Alerts You When A Gun Is Brought Into Your Home

07/16/2015, Sometimes you don’t need the cold barrel of a gun poking into the small of your back to know that there is a gun in your midst. Thanks to a smart camera called GunDetect, it will be able to alert homeowners whenever the presence of a gun has been...

How To Password-Protect A USB Drive

07/15/2015, Nowadays, USB drives are capable of storing huge amount of data, even up to 1TB! With access to such capacity, we prefer to keep all our important data on USB sticks to keep it with us all the time. However, such portability of important data also raises...

Epic Games Forums Hacked, Users Advised To Change Their Passwords

07/15/2015, Now if you have played any of Epic Games’ games, like Infinity Blade, Unreal Tournament, Gears of War, and so on, and have participated in discussions on the developer’s forums, you might want to change your forum password. It seems the the forums...

Flash Temporarily Blocked On Firefox Due To Security Concerns

07/14/2015, Back in the day, Adobe Flash used to be one of the biggest things on the web. It allowed for interactive menus and videos such as YouTube, but fast forward to today, the Flash tool is now being seen as more of a security risk as opposed to a useful tool,...

Trackbuster, First User Friendly Software to Block Email Trackers

07/09/2015, Today, email is still the killer app, although no one now think about talking about it on panels as they often do for social media. With the multiplication of cyber attacks on large corporations such as Sony, LinkedIn, Dropox or more recently,  on the...