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Plex Forums Hacked, Hacker Demanding Ransom Or Else

07/03/2015, If you use movie streaming service Plex and have posted on its forums before, or maybe you’re just really active on its forums, you might want to change your passwords. The service has recently confirmed that its forums have been hacked and it seems...

MasterCard’s Testing Facial Recognition To Authorize Payments

07/02/2015, In the recent years, companies have started to come up with new and innovative pays of protecting its users online. Some have turned to using one-time use codes that will prevent hackers from using your credit card if they were to intercept your number....

Donald Trump’s Hotels Could Be Facing Potential Credit Card Breach

07/01/2015, In the recent years there seems to have been an increase in credit card breaches. We’ve seen large restaurant chains such as Chick-Fil-A experience a breach, and it was just last year that Target themselves were found to have a breach, and now it seems...

CodePhage Patches Software Flaws, Borrows Features From Other Apps

06/30/2015, As it stands whenever a bug for a piece of software is discovered, and depending on how serious and responsive the developers are, an update could be pushed out within a day, a couple of days, weeks, or sometimes even months like we’ve seen in the past,...

How To Password Protect a Folder (in Windows)

06/28/2015, Protecting your sensitive data from prying eyes is extremely important, which is why most of the programs that collect your data come with password protection. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Windows, there is no built-in password protection...

This Pita Sandwich Could Steal Your Laptop’s Information

06/25/2015, Most of us take for granted that our information is safe and that no one really wants to hack into our computers, but perhaps that complacency that led to a lot of exploits and vulnerabilities that hackers could potentially take advantage of. Researchers...

How To Find Your WiFi Password

06/23/2015, Protecting your WiFi is extremely important, other people can use your bandwidth or even download illegal content (in some countries, you may be held responsible)! This is why, adding a strong password on your WiFi network is of utmost importance....

Flights In Poland Grounded After Alleged Hacking Scare

06/22/2015, Can planes be hacked? Well if the movies are any indication, it seems that way, although it was only recently that thanks to onboard WiFi and technological advances that it seems that hackers can actually commandeer a plane right from their seat. That...

The Most Common Internet Dangers

06/18/2015, With billions of web users, and more coming online every day, cyber-crime has been skyrocketing. You have heard of high-profile hacks and stolen data on a regular basis, and the frequency of attacks is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. Hackers are now...

Reddit To Start Fully Encrypting Traffic By Next Month

06/17/2015, Should all websites employ HTTPS browsing which helps make surfing the web more secure, at least as far as your privacy is concerned? Well some digital rights advocates are claiming that should be the way moving forward and while there are plenty of...

Samsung’s Keyboard Vulnerability Does Not Affect SwiftKey Users

06/17/2015, As you might have heard, a report from yesterday revealed that there was a vulnerability in Samsung’s Swift keyboard that hackers could potentially exploit, thus allowing them to eavesdrop on your calls, messages, make changes to the way your app runs,...

Samsung Using KNOX To Rollout Keyboard Vulnerability Patch

06/17/2015, Yesterday we reported that there was a security flaw in Samsung’s default keyboard which potentially leaves over 600 million Samsung phones open to an attack. Now oddly enough the folks at NowSecure claim that Samsung was notified back in December 2014...

Samsung Keyboard Flaw Leaves Over 600m Devices Open To Attack

06/16/2015, There is the popular saying that you are only as strong as your weakest link. While Samsung might have beefed up phone security with fingerprint sensors and software, it seems that not all their bases have been covered. According to NowSecure mobile...

Amazon Wants To Unlock Your Phone Based On The Shape Of Your Ear

06/15/2015, There are many different ways that one could unlock their phone. You could unlock it using a passcode, fingerprint scanning, iris scanning, pattern unlock, facial scanning, or you could opt for no password at all. However Amazon could be thinking of a new...