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Yahoo Mail For Android Adds Fingerprint Support

09/25/2016, As you might have heard, Yahoo has been hit with a massive data breach that supposedly compromised about 200 million user accounts. Now if you were quick enough to change the password to your Yahoo account, you might be pleased to learn that there are...

The Huawei Mate 9 Could Come With An Iris Scanner

09/22/2016, Fingerprint sensors on smartphones aren’t new, and as many have pointed out, Motorola was one of the first to bring the technology to mobile devices, although safe to say that it never quite took. Only when Apple introduced it in the iPhone 5s that the...

Samsung Pay Updated With Iris Scanner Support

09/20/2016, For the past few years, mobile payment solutions have relied on fingerprint scanning as a security measure and also to authenticate that the person using the phone is who they say they are. However Samsung will be giving Samsung Pay users a new option,...

Hackers Demonstrate Wireless Attack On The Tesla Model S

09/20/2016, Smart cars have so many advantages to them, but they also have their flaws, and one of those flaws is that they are considered to be more hackable than say a regular car. It is a rather scary scenario to imagine that you’re driving your car and minding...

FBI Director Wants You To Cover Up Your Webcam

09/15/2016, Would it be ironic that the man who lambasted Apple and Google’s encryption efforts and for trying to set a precedent by asking Apple to unlock an iPhone, is giving the public advice on how to protect their privacy? That’s pretty much what FBI...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Could Feature Qualcomm’s Sense ID Technology

09/14/2016, Right now fingerprint security is still one of the more favored forms of biometric security. Samsung looks like they might be interested in shifting the discussion to iris scanning, but for now it’s safe to say that fingerprint scanning is still more...

Security Researcher Tracks Down Scammer And Messaged His Mom

09/13/2016, Scammers usually get away with what they do because their victims don’t know what to do, and to be honest, the police usually have bigger fish to fry than to track down the guy who scammed you out of $10 on eBay. However in the past, we have seen how...

Apple Files Trademark For ‘Iris Engine’

09/06/2016, It has been a few years since Apple introduced fingerprint sensors to its iPhones, prompting manufacturers around the world to follow suit. While Samsung has adopted the technology as well, the company is hoping to set a new standard with iris scanners...

HSBC Wants To Use Selfies As Verification

09/06/2016, When it comes to security, banks certainly don’t take it lightly, which is why many banks around the world have various methods of verifying their customers. For example some banks use dongles that issue one-time codes to verify logins and transactions....

Fingerprint Support Could Be Coming To Chrome OS

09/06/2016, Back in the day, alphanumeric passwords used to be one of the ways we protected our phones and computers. These days they are still being used, but we are starting to see biometric security becoming commonplace, such as fingerprint scanners and if...

Apple Issues OS X Security Patch For Zero Day Vulnerability

09/02/2016, If you guys can recall, there was a zero day vulnerability discovered within iOS that prompted Apple to issue an emergency security update that patched iOS to iOS 9.3.5, something that you definitely should download if you haven’t done so already. It...