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This Is Samsung’s First Mobile Device With Iris Recognition Tech

05/25/2016, According to a report from the other day, it was rumored that Samsung could introduce an iris-scanner to the Galaxy Note 6. This is thanks to several trademarks that Samsung had filed that made references to iris. However as it turns out, Samsung had...

More Than 2,500 Twitter Accounts Hijacked To Promote Adult Sites

05/24/2016, The thing about having many followers on social media websites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook is that you’ve got to be careful of what you say, because what you say could be read by thousands or millions of people, some of whom could take what...

2016 MacBook Pro Rumored To Sport OLED Display Touch Bar, Touch D

05/23/2016, A recent rumor we had heard is that with OS X 10.12, Apple will allow iPhone users to unlock their Mac computers using Touch ID. Sounds like a good idea, but why not just build Touch ID into the Mac itself? Turns out that’s exactly what Apple plans to...

New iOS 9 Security Update Will See User Enter Passcodes More Often

05/20/2016, Security on smartphones is a good thing, which is why we have features like two-factor authentication, fingerprint scanners, iris scanners, encryption, and so on. However we reckon that there might be a point where too much security could end up being a...

OS X 10.12 Could Allow Unlocking Via iPhone’s Touch ID

05/20/2016, Touch ID is Apple’s way of securing iOS devices by using biometric security in the form of fingerprints to protect devices like the iPhone and iPad. It is also used to verify iTunes purchases, passwords managers, and Apple Pay, and soon it could even be...

Apple Patent Lends Support To Rumors Of A Buttonless Touch ID

05/17/2016, According to recent rumors, it has been hinted that 2017’s iPhone will be quite a device to behold. It is expected to sport an edgeless display, an all-glass enclosure, and there will be no home button. Instead it is all expected to en encased in glass...

‘Mr. Robot’ TV Show About Hacking Has Its Website Hacked

05/16/2016, For those who haven’t watched the USA Network TV show “Mr. Robot”, it is basically the modern day equivalent of Fight Club, except with a lot more hacking involved. The show has been praised for the attention it has paid to the technical aspects of...

John McAfee Claims To Have Broken WhatsApp’s Encryption

05/15/2016, WhatsApp recently enabled message encryption for its app where messages sent and received are encrypted end-to-end, meaning that technically hackers should not be able to read your messages even if they are intercepted. However since it would hard to say...

Windows 10 Mobile Will Soon Support Fingerprint Scanners

05/13/2016, The current flagship Windows 10 Mobile handsets, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, do not sport fingerprint scanners. Instead as a form of biometric security, they will scan your iris to ensure that you are who you say you are. Apparently iris scanning is...

The FBI May Or May Not Have Wiretapped An Amazon Echo

05/12/2016, The always-on feature on devices like the Amazon Echo makes it infinitely more useful. After all what’s the point of issuing voice commands when one has to manually enable it first, right? However at the same time it makes it infinitely more dangerous...

Researcher Arrested After Reporting Exploit In Elections Site

05/09/2016, From time to time, security researchers would come across exploits and security vulnerabilities in apps, websites, services, and so on. Usually what happens is that these researchers will then disclose the information to the company and give them time to...

Android N Will Prevent Stagefright From Happening Again

05/05/2016, Last year you guys might have heard of a security vulnerability called Stagefright that seemed to have everyone rushing to patch it. For those unfamiliar, the vulnerability involved hackers being able to remotely gain access to a device simply by sending...

LG G5 & V10 Gets The US Government’s Seal of Approval

05/05/2016, When it comes to smartphones, there are phones designed for businesses, governments, and regular folks. You might think that maybe it’s just the software and features, and you would be right, but if there is one major difference is that security...