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German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Systems At Airports

08/22/2016, We’re sure you guys have seen movies like Mission Impossible or Bourne where the government keeps tabs on its citizens through surveillance cameras, which not only records the movements of people, but can also recognize faces like that of persons of...

Verizon Issues Security Patch For The Galaxy Note 7

08/19/2016, As much as we would love to have everything be perfect on launch day, obviously that would be a near impossible feat to pull off as something usually pops up. The good news is that there does not appear to be any issue with the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, at...

Fingerprint Sensors To Be On More Than 50% Of Smartphones In 2017

08/18/2016, Remember back in the day of features phones where securing a phone was basically a combination of button presses (more of an unlock protection than security feature)? Then later we got passcodes, and with Android phones, we also got other security...

BlackBerry Patches Quadrooter Vulnerability On The PRIV & DTEK50

08/16/2016, Earlier this month it was reported that phones sporting a Qualcomm chipset had a security vulnerability called Quadrooter. Qualcomm themselves have since patched it and have released that patch to OEMs so that they can fix their phones, so now the ball is...

Researchers Think Apple Should Replace iMessage’s Encryption

08/14/2016, A lot of messenger apps these days are touting their security features. For example WhatsApp promises end-to-end encryption. However if you are more of an iMessage user, it would seem that researchers at Johns Hopkins University are suggesting that maybe...

Samsung’s Factory Reset Protection Has Been Bypassed Again

08/12/2016, When someone steals a phone, they’d probably want to disable all the security measures in place, and one of the ways they can do that is by wiping the phone completely back to its factory settings. Or at least that’s how they used to do that until...

Google Introducing New Security Warnings In Gmail

08/11/2016, Phishing is one of the more common ways of attack that hackers choose to do via email. This is why it is important to check who the sender of the email is, and if you don’t know who they are, it’s probably a bad idea to download any of its...

Sony Promises Fix For Quadrooter Vulnerability

08/11/2016, A few days ago, it was reported that a new Android vulnerability was discovered called Quadrooter. This is a pretty bad vulnerability because it basically affects devices with Qualcomm chipsets, and with Qualcomm being the leading chipset supplier to the...

Kaspersky Launches Free Anti-Ransomware Tool For Windows

08/11/2016, When it comes to malware on your computer, ransomware is probably one of the meanest around. For those unfamiliar with it, basically ransomware locks your hard drive or your entire computer up. It is encrypted with a key that only the hacker knows, and to...

eBay App For iOS Updated With Touch ID Support

08/08/2016, Sometimes entering your password on your phone can be a bit tricky, especially if your password uses a lot of numbers and upper and lowercases. This is where fingerprint scanning technology comes into handy, like when making purchases online, or when...

Security Flaw Discovered In Samsung Pay [Update]

08/07/2016, Update – A Samsung representative has since reached out to use witha statement about the report which you can read below. While mobile payment solutions are highly convenient, and in some ways more efficient, there are still many who are a bit...

Researchers Have Found A Way To Hack Monitors To Spy On You

08/07/2016, The other day we reported that researchers had found that certain brands of wireless keyboards were vulnerable to hacking, which meant that a hacker could effectively hack the keyboard and spy on you in terms of what you’re typing and sending. Turns out...