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SwiftKey Bug Accidentally Leaks Its Users’ Personal Information

07/29/2016, One of the key features that SwiftKey has going for it would be its text prediction, which for the most part does a pretty decent job. However it seems that recently some users have discovered that SwiftKey has been offering text predictions that are...

Two-Factor Authentication Could Be Coming To WhatsApp

07/29/2016, There are several services and online websites that require users to have two-factor authentication. A good example would be banks where you might be required to key in a one-time code to verify you are who you say who are when making purchases online, or...

Your Deleted WhatsApp Chats Aren’t Completely Deleted

07/29/2016, Thinking that deleting your WhatsApp chat is good enough to erase it from existence? Maybe if you’re trying to hide a conversation from someone not so tech savvy, we guess maybe it could work, but for those who are more skilled, like law enforcement...

Apple Patent Hints At A Button-less Touch ID For The Future

07/28/2016, The physical home button has always been a point of contention amongst iPhone users as it does have the potential to wear out, which can be rather annoying and inconvenient. However if the rumors are true, 2017’s iPhone is said to be ditching the home...

Using A VPN In United Arab Emirates Could Land You In Jail

07/28/2016, There are many people out there who use VPNs not for nefarious reasons, but for simple and innocent reasons, like maybe to access websites that are being blocked by the government, or accessing content that might be geo-restricted, and so on. However it...

Some Wireless Keyboards Found To Be Vulnerable To Snooping

07/27/2016, You know those wireless keyboards that some of you might herald as the next best thing due to its wireless connectivity? Turns out that there are some of them that aren’t as secure as they could be, which means that you as a user could be compromised if...

Security Flaw Discovered In Osram’s Smart Lightbulbs

07/26/2016, The thing about connected objects like smart locks, smart thermostats, smart bulbs, and etc. is that when it comes to the security of these devices, there isn’t exactly an established standard yet, meaning that while some products might be harder to...

Motorola Says They Can’t Commit To Monthly Security Patches

07/26/2016, A report from the other day seemed to refute the initial rumors that Motorola would not be pushing out security updates for its smartphones. It might seem ludicrous that a smartphone OEM would not care about security updates, but as it turns out, the...

SMS-based Two-Factor Authentication Could Be Banned Soon

07/26/2016, SMS-based two-factor authentication is a pretty handy tool when trying to verify a user’s identity. This is because unlike instant messengers like WhatsApp, SMS can be used as long as you are connected to a carrier, meaning that when you don’t have...

This World Of Warcraft Command Line Could Scam Gamers Of Their Gold

07/26/2016, Blizzard has stressed multiple times in the past that one should be wary of who they interact with on World of Warcraft. While most gamers are there to play the game, there are some who are there for more nefarious purposes, whether it be to hack your...

2018’s iPhones Could Sport Iris Scanners [Rumor]

07/25/2016, If the rumors are true, the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could come with an iris scanner. Iris scanners aren’t new, but with Samsung’s reach it is possible that the company could make it a more mainstream feature, kind of like what Apple did with fingerprint...

More Details About The Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner Emerge

07/24/2016, Iris scanners on phones aren’t exactly new, although the ones that we’ve seen before weren’t exactly mainstream. If the rumors are true, Samsung could be taking it mainstream by launching it on the Galaxy Note 7. So far leaks and rumors have more or...

iOS 10 Will Warn Users About Unsecured WiFi Networks

07/22/2016, Connecting to WiFi is a great way to save your data for when you might need it, but sometimes connecting to WiFi might not be a good idea. For example while public WiFi is a nice feature, it can be dangerous as it means that other users can hook onto the...

The Galaxy Note 7’s Iris Scanner Could Have Limitations

07/22/2016, In a video released yesterday, it showed the alleged iris scanner on the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and boy were we impressed. If the actual feature is anything like what we saw in the video, we reckon users will be pleased with how fast it is. While we have...