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Samsung Launches GAIA, Makes Their Smart TVs Harder To Hack

12/30/2015, In recent times when connected objects are starting to become more ubiquitous, some security analysts have criticized such products not so much for their functionality, but for their security because as it stands, there is no standard security protocol to...

John McAfee Wants To Do Away With The Password As Well

12/29/2015, Passwords are used to protect our accounts, but as hacking technology has improved and with people less willing to come up with complex passwords that are less prone to being guessed, an alternative needs to be found. So far we have seen tech companies...

AVG’s Chrome Extension Security Flaw Left Millions At Risk

12/29/2015, It seems that if you have been using AVG’s Web TuneUp Chrome extension, there is a good chance that you could have been exposed. For those who don’t use or who are unfamiliar with the Web TuneUp extension, basically what it does is it basically flags...

Your Windows 10 Encryption Key Could Be Stored In The Cloud

12/29/2015, One of the ways that tech companies like Apple and Google have changed the privacy game is by giving you, the end-user, the keys to your own encryption, much to the dismay of law enforcement officials who believe that they should be given a key as well in...

This Home Security Camera Can Plug Into Light Bulb Sockets

12/23/2015, If you walk into a bank or a convenient store, you’ll notice that a lot of its security cameras tend to be placed in the corner. This is because some security cameras can only point forwards, so placing it in the corner affords it the best view, or at...

GOTPass System Will Make Your Online Logins More Secure

12/23/2015, Recently Google has been trialing a new system that does not require users to enter passwords. Instead users pair their smartphone with their Google login, and when they want to login they will be prompted on their smartphone instead. This means that...

Google Confirms They Are Testing Password-Free Logins

12/23/2015, Yesterday we reported that according to a post on Reddit, it was suggested that Google was testing out some kind of new login feature where you would not require a password. Given that passwords can sometimes be easily figured out, like birth dates, names...

Hillary Clinton Wants Manhattan-like Project For Encryption

12/21/2015, In recent times, tech companies like Apple and Google have introduced more secure encryption to their devices, making them near impossible to be accessed remotely by anyone else other than the device’s owner. This is obviously good for consumers who...

Google Will Favor HTTPS Sites In Search Results

12/17/2015, Last year Google announced that websites that use HTTPS encryption will get a bump in search rankings, but given that it’s been a year Google has decided to step things up a bit and will now begin indexing HTTPS websites by default in their search...

MacKeeper User Details Have Been Leaked Online

12/15/2015, If you happen to use the MacKeeper software on your Mac then you might want to pay attention to this. Kromtech, the Germany-based company that has developed his software, has confirmed that login credentials, internet addresses and names of millions of...

French Prime Minister Rules Out Ban On Public WiFi

12/14/2015, Last week and following the attacks in Paris, France, a leaked document from the French police revealed some potential changes that they would like to see the government make. A couple of those changes include the ban of the Tor network and also the...

This Japanese Security Drone Will Actually Chase Down Intruders

12/14/2015, It seems that over in Japan, they are getting pretty creative with its drones. For example recently we heard about how local law enforcement agencies will deploy a drone with a net to catch rogue drones, and now it seems that Japanese security company...

Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month

12/10/2015, Last month in a bid to cut down on scams, Valve introduced a waiting period for gamers who wanted to trade items with each idea. The reason behind this is because hackers who steal Steam accounts try to get rid of the inventory as fast as possible before...