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RIM’s Mobile Fusion device management software announced

11/29/2011, RIM has just announced their latest piece of software – the Mobile Fusion device management software that will offer security options to the Android and iPhone platforms. From the first quarter of 2012 onwards, RIM’s new software will enable...

Blu-Ray Encryption over HDCP cracked with $267 of equipment

11/28/2011, Security researchers have found a way to crack the Blu-Ray encryption while the video content is transiting via an HDMI cable between the player and the television. Normally, the content is encrypted during this trip to prevent piracy using a...

Microsoft refunds Xbox Live phishing scam victims

11/25/2011, Earlier this week it was reported that a large number of Xbox Live users were targeted by a phishing scam. Today, it has been reported that Microsoft is refunding victims who were caught unaware by the phishers. The company has also issued out warnings to...

Samsung introduces the Secu-NFC chip with advanced encryption

11/15/2011, For those who might be worried about the security and safety of conducting NFC transactions, Samsung may be able to alleviate those fears with the introduction of a new NFC chip that is said to have raised the security level for users who conduct payment...

NFC chips can be used to detect counterfeit goods

11/15/2011, NFC (Near Field Communication) is a technology that has only started gaining some traction in the country recently, and doesn’t really have too many uses at the moment. But, the number of things you can do with the technology is slowly increasing....

Huawei to buyout Symantec’s stake in their joint venture

11/15/2011, Huawei, a company known for putting out affordable mobile devices has announced their plans to buy out the remaining 49% stake in their Symantec joint venture. For those unfamiliar, Symantec is a company that specializes in security software for...

Steam hacked: credit card and personal information compromised

11/10/2011, Earlier this week, Steam’s forums were hacked and they were taken offline in the guise of being under maintenance. However, it turns out that the hackers did more than just breach the forums. According to a statement from Gabe Newell, co-founder of...

Facebook silently fixes security flaw

11/04/2011, Back in September, a security researcher wrote about discovering a flaw in Facebook’s messaging system. In order to bypass the filter that would prevent users from attaching executable files in attachments: all you had to do was rename the...

Cloud Shredder keeps your files secure

11/01/2011, Making sure that your data is safe can be a tricky issue. If you leave it on your hard disk, anybody who steals your computer or hacks into it will gain access to it. If you keep it on the cloud, anybody who hacks the service or obtains your login details...

Lookout Mobile Security now keeps your Android tablet safe

10/26/2011, After releasing Lookout for iOS devices, Lookout Mobile Security has updated its Android protection app, this time optimizing it for Android tablets. If you’re looking for a solution to backup your data, locate your tablet when it’s missing...

“Who is out there” is a kid-friendly peephole

10/21/2011, Parents out there are probably worried about letting their children answer the door, especially since it could be anyone, from your friendly neighbor to a criminal. However with the placement of the peephole being way too high up for most kids, combine...

Siri Security: How to Lock It Down

10/20/2011, Since yesterday, there has been a lot of fuss over some Siri-related “security flaw” on the iPhone 4S. In case you haven’t been paying attention, people can use Siri on your iPhone 4S to perform certain actions – without having to...