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Viber Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption

04/19/2016, A couple of weeks ago, WhatsApp enabled end-to-end encryption for its users. Now while Viber has enabled encryption for its app before, it isn’t exactly the same, or at least until now where the most recent update to the app has basically brought about...

Apple Confirms Support For QuickTime For Windows Has Ended

04/19/2016, Last week it was reported that security researchers discovered some security flaws in QuickTime for Windows. Apparently these flaws were serious enough for the US government to actually recommend Windows users to uninstall the app if they wish to keep...

US Government Recommends Users Uninstall QuickTime For Windows

04/15/2016, QuickTime is a media player by Apple and is used by the company to playback videos amongst other things. However it seems that a recent report from Trend Micro (via Windows Central) has discovered that there are a couple of critical security flaws with...

New ‘Evil’ WiFi Could Result In Bricked iPhones/iPads

04/13/2016, You know how when you connect to a WiFi network once, you won’t need to keep entering the password again the next time? This is why when you come home from work, you are usually hooked onto your home’s WiFi instead of being on cellular. However...

Security Experts Manage To Crack PC Lockup Ransomware

04/12/2016, For those who have not heard the term ransomware, this is a form of malware that will encrypt your data and not in a good way. Basically it encrypts your data without your knowledge/permission, with the hacker holding the keys to your information. You...

Cellebrite Reportedly Close To Hacking The iPhone 6

04/11/2016, For those unfamiliar in the Apple vs FBI case, it seems that the law enforcement agency has managed to get outside help from the likes of Israeli tech firm Cellebrite, who has reportedly managed to successfully hack the iPhone 5c. However this hardly...

Apple Patches OS X Bug That Can Leak Your iMessages

04/11/2016, From time to time you might receive notifications about an update for your operating system. Unless it’s a very obvious bug that impacts the performance of your computer, some of you guys might choose to ignore the update until a later date. Now if you...

Japan To Allow Tourists To Make ‘Payments’ Using Fingerprints

04/10/2016, Usually cash is a good idea when traveling overseas, especially if you’re not a fan of being charged for service fees and getting horrible exchange rates when withdrawing from a foreign ATM or using your credit card. However traveling with cash can be...

Microsoft Edge To Start Pausing Less Important Flash Content

04/08/2016, While Flash might have been an instrumental tool in web development back in the day, these days the feature seems to provide a fair amount of security headaches for web developers. In fact last year, Google announced that they would begin to pause Flash...

Apple Fixes Siri Lock Screen Bug Server Side

04/06/2016, Yesterday we reported that while iOS 9.3.1 fixed one of the annoying issues found in iOS 9.3, it also presented another problem, which is that a new bug was discovered that allowed non-authorized users to gain access to your contacts and your photos. The...

iOS 9.3.1 Security Flaw Discovered

04/05/2016, Several days ago, Apple released the iOS 9.3.1 update. This update fixed one of the annoying issues with iOS 9.3, which was that it finally got links to work properly again. Unfortunately it seems that fixing one problem has led to a new problem being...

Apple Expected To Publicly Share FBI’s iPhone Hacking Technique

04/04/2016, So it seems that at the end of the day, the FBI did not need Apple’s help in hacking the iPhone. In fact the FBI’s technique for hacking the device has proven to be useful and effective enough where they can now help other law enforcement agencies in...

Cellebrite Identified As The Company Helping To Unlock The iPhone

03/23/2016, A report from the other day revealed that the US Department of Justice had asked the courts to hold off on their hearing with Apple. Apparently they have managed to find a way to hack the iPhone themselves, meaning that they no longer needed Apple’s...

Your Wireless Mouse Could Be A Security Risk

03/23/2016, These days with everything being connected, the concern over security has risen as well. For example the FBI has recently warned about how connected cars becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks, but here’s something that you probably did not think...