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Fingerprint Sensors On US Xperia XZ & X Compact Can Be Re-Enabled

10/05/2016, As you might have heard, the US version of the Xperia XZ and the Xperia X Compact will apparently not have fingerprint sensors. We’re not sure why this is, but this isn’t the first time Sony has done this. However it seems that the fingerprint sensors...

Researchers Suggest Using The Human Body To Transfer Passwords

10/03/2016, Biometric security is clearly starting to find more use in consumer products. This is because unlike regular passwords, you can’t “guess” someone’s fingerprint pattern or iris, thus making it more secure. So could it be possible that in the...

Homeland Security Warns Certain Huawei Devices Vulnerable To DDoS

10/03/2016, If there is a reason to stay up to date with the latest software updates and patches, it would be for security. Granted not every patch is exciting as sometimes there are no new features, but security is important and generally speaking they should be...

Fujitsu’s Robopin Will Provide A More Humanized Interaction

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Interfacing with a computer can feel rather “cold”. Unless your focus is on 100% efficiency, you know that there’s nothing that can beat the human touch when it comes to customer service. This is particularly evident in industries like...

Exploit Broker Looking To Pay $1.5 Million For iOS Zero-Day Exploits

09/29/2016, With every update made to iOS, Apple tries to make it more secure than before, such as by closing existing vulnerabilities, and beefing security at the same time. However no software is 100% secure as there will always be someone who can eventually figure...

This Is Why Yahoo Did Not Reset Passwords Following Data Breach

09/29/2016, As you might have heard by now, especially if you’re a Yahoo user, the company has recently experienced a massive data breach. Usually in the case of such things, one of the first things a company would do is to reset the passwords of its users. The...

Amy Schumer Is The Most Dangerous Celebrity To Search For

09/28/2016, Have you ever tried searching for something on Google, only to have the search results return some pretty shady-sounding links? Yup, we’ve all been there, and now it seems that during the 10th annual McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities study, Intel...

Apple Logs Who You Chat With On iMessage

09/28/2016, Some of you guys might remember the fuss that Apple kicked up when the authorities asked them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a suspect in a bombing case, claiming that by doing so, they would be setting a precedent that should not be set. Basically...

Apple Acknowledges iOS 10 Backup Flaw, Will Issue Fix Soon

09/26/2016, According to a recent report, it was revealed that iOS 10’s backups were somehow less secure than that of iOS 9. Apparently Apple had omitted certain features in iOS 10’s backup that they included in iOS 9 that made it less susceptible to brute force...

Xiaomi Teases Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor For The Mi 5s

09/25/2016, Fingerprint scanners on smartphones at the moment largely exist as buttons, meaning that there needs to be a special cutout for the sensors to be placed in order for them to work. For smartphones from Samsung or Apple, this isn’t an issue as the...