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Your ‘Peace Sign’ Selfies Could Lead To Identity Theft

01/11/2017, You know those peace signs that people love to flash when taking selfies or taking photos? Turns out it probably isn’t a good idea to do so because it seems that thanks to the improvement in camera quality these days, a simple peace sign is more than...

FDA Warns That Some Pacemakers Can Be Hacked

01/09/2017, As our gadgets become increasingly connected, it does help make things more convenient, but at the same time it also means that there are more things in our lives that can be hacked. While a hacked smart thermostat might be considered annoying, a hacked...

Incipio Launches Kiddy Lock Case, Covers Your iPhone’s Home Button

01/06/2017, [CES 2017] Apple’s Touch ID is a great way to protect your phone from prying eyes and prevented unwanted purchases. We have seen several cases in which children used the thumbprint of a sleeping parent to unlock the phone and go on a shopping spree. To...

Google Fixes Pixel Camera Security Flaw

01/02/2017, If you have been using the Google Pixel phones, you might not have been aware but there has been a recently discovered security and privacy flaw. Basically the front-facing camera on the phone has a serial number that is different for every device, which...

Blink Announces New Security Services For CES 2017

01/02/2017, A few years ago, a company called Blink debuted security cameras designed for the home. In case that wasn’t security enough, or if maybe you grown to appreciate the company’s products, you’ll be happy to learn that they are announcing new security...

Lie-Detecting Kiosks Could Be Deployed At Airports In The Future

12/29/2016, When you visit a foreign country, typically what happens at immigration is that they’ll ask you for your purpose of visit, whether it be for business or pleasure, whether or not you’ve been arrested before, whether or not your bags contain illegal...

Smart TV Infected With Malware And Gets Bricked

12/27/2016, Smart TVs seem like a great idea. After all the ability to do more on your TV, like surf the web, play games, use apps, and etc. seems like a win-win situation, doesn’t it? Unfortunately this also means that your TVs are also vulnerable to malware...

Kid Uses Sleeping Mom’s Thumb To Make Amazon Purchases

12/27/2016, The reason for fingerprint sensors on our phone is so that if someone were to get their hands on it, they wouldn’t be able to unlock it. So far it has proven to be largely successful against thieves and even law enforcement, but it seems to be quite...

Facebook Introduces Instant Verification For Android

12/21/2016, Sometimes when you try to sign into a third-party website or service using your Facebook credentials, you will be sent a one-time password to confirm that the Facebook account belongs to you. It makes sense and it is also good security, although the only...

Germany Urging Yahoo Users To Seek Alternative Email Providers

12/16/2016, Several months ago, Yahoo revealed that they were hacked and about 500 million accounts were compromised. Then just the other day, the company disclosed that another 1 billion accounts separate of the 500 million accounts had also been hacked, which safe...

Yahoo Says Another Billion User Accounts Have Been Hacked

12/14/2016, Yahoo is definitely not in a good place right now. Back in September, it was revealed that Yahoo had been hacked in which about 500 million user accounts had been affected. However it seems that wasn’t the end of it because in a recent press release...

Synaptics’ New Fingerprint Sensors Can Scan Through Display Glass

12/13/2016, One of the rumors of the iPhone 8 is that Apple will do away with the home button once and for all. However the question is with the home button gone, where will Apple put its Touch ID fingerprint sensor? It has been speculated that it would be underneath...

Logitech Introduces Person Detection To Circle Home Security Camera

12/13/2016, Some of you guys might recall that in 2015, Logitech introduced a home security camera in the form of the Circle. At the time of launch, the Circle was a pretty basic home security device where it could stream video to an accompanying smartphone app, and...