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San Francisco’s Light-Rail System Was Hacked Over The Weekend

11/27/2016, If you are living in San Francisco and you take the light-rail system, you might have noticed that over the week, particularly on late Friday and Saturday, the systems were down and that MUNI riders were greeted with signage that read, “Out of...

LG G6 Could Feature Iris Scanning & Mobile Payments

11/26/2016, The LG G-series has been kind of a mixed bag of reviews. There are some releases in which have been very well received, but some that have gotten lukewarm responses. The LG G5 earlier this year is one of those handsets, where its high-end specs was...

Hijacked Headphones Can Be Used As Microphones To Spy On You

11/23/2016, You’ve probably come across a photo of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg sitting in front of a laptop with the webcam and microphone taped up. This is because there are hacks and exploits out there that could potentially hack into your webcam and...

Malicious Link Will Cause iOS Devices To Crash

11/22/2016, As much as some would love to claim, Apple’s iOS platform is exactly what you would call bulletproof against hacks and malware. Granted there aren’t as many malwares out there aimed at iOS devices, but in the past there have been quite a few major...

There’s A Fake Google.com Out There And You Should Be Careful

11/22/2016, Look at these two URLs: ɢoogle.com and Google.com, notice anything different? If you’re wondering why there seems to be something off about the first URL, it is because it uses a special character “ɢ” to mimic the “G” in Google.com, and this...

Two-Factor Authentication Prompts Now Work On Android Wear

11/20/2016, If you’re looking to protect your logins from unauthorized access, enabling two-factor authentication is a good idea. In case you’re unfamiliar, basically this sends users a one-time code or a prompt on their mobile device/computer in addition to...

iOS Flaw Lets Anyone Access Your Photos Without A Passcode

11/18/2016, So you think that your iPhone is secure and safe from prying eyes because you have a passcode activated? Think again. According to a report from DigiWorthy, it seems that a new iOS flaw has been discovered that basically allows whoever the hacker is to...

This $5 Device Can Hack A Password-Protected Computer In Seconds

11/16/2016, Putting a password lock on your computer is a good idea if you want to keep people out from using it. It’s great against the layman and average user, but if those users were to somehow put together this $5 device created by Sam Kamkar, all the passwords...

AdultFriendFinder Reportedly Hacked, Exposes 412 Million Accounts

11/13/2016, If you are a user or if you have used the AdultFriendFinder service or any of the other services under the Friend Finder Network, you’ll want to double check your email passwords and maybe change it because according to the folks at LeakedSource (via...

1Password Supports The New MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar & Touch ID

11/11/2016, Some of the new features of Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pros is the Touch Bar and Touch ID. Now for those who rely on password managers, you’ll be pleased to learn that 1Password has been recently updated with support for both Touch Bar and Touch ID, so if...

Samsung Could Start Developing Its Own Fingerprint Sensors

11/10/2016, Right now Samsung and other Android OEMs source their fingerprint sensors from other companies. However for Samsung it is possible that in the future, the company could be interested in developing its own fingerprint sensors, although whether or not...

Microsoft Patches Windows 10 Flaw That Google Revealed Last Week

11/09/2016, About a week ago, Google publicly revealed that there was a security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Flaws do pop up every now and then as hackers can get pretty creative with how they go about their hacks, but what Microsoft did not...

Google To Label Some Unsafe Website As ‘Repeat Offender’

11/09/2016, Due to the fact that a lot of things these day are automated, in some cases it is easy to game the system. For example some pieces of software are trial-based, so what some users do is towards the end of the trial, they’ll uninstall it and reinstall it...