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LG Found To Be Top OEM For Issuing Android Security Patches

10/14/2015, When it comes to choosing a smartphone brand, there are many things to take into consideration. Of course the obvious ones would be things like price, hardware specs and features, and design. However there are also other things to consider like its...

This “USB Killer” Can Fry Your Computer’s Innards

10/14/2015, As USB flash drives are plugged into multiple computers all the time, it’s usually a good idea to ensure that it remains virus free. However it seems that in the case of the USB Killer, even the strongest anti-virus software won’t be able to stop it...

Video Shows Nexus 5X Fingerprint Sensor To Be Very Responsive

10/14/2015, With the launch of the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P, these are basically the first two Google devices that will officially incorporate a fingerprint sensor that takes advantage of the security feature built into Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Now in the past we...

Apple Patent Shows Touch ID-like Sensor For MacBooks

10/13/2015, Touch ID is the fingerprint system employed by Apple on their iOS devices. Now if you’re thinking (like the rest of us) that Touch ID would make great sense on Apple’s MacBooks, it seems that the Cupertino company agrees. A recently published patent...

LINE Messaging App Adds End-To-End Encryption

10/13/2015, In the recent years we have started to see more developers of messaging apps introduce more security features, like WhatsApp who has started to encrypt user data by default. While encryption is no doubt a welcome feature, there are some who aren’t too...

US Government Will No Longer Push For User’s Encrypted Data

10/11/2015, Last year Google and Apple (and other companies) made some changes to the way encryption was handled. Instead of Google and Apple holding the keys to the encryption, they gave the keys to their customers. What this meant is that law enforcement agencies...

1Password Gets A 40% Discount In Wake Of LastPass Acquisition

10/11/2015, As some of you guys have heard over the weekend, popular password manager LastPass was recently acquired by remote-access service LogMeIn. While the resources from LogMeIn will no doubt help to further develop the password manager, there are probably some...

LogMeIn Acquires LastPass For $125 Million

10/09/2015, If you have a ton of passwords to remember and you’d rather not write them down on a piece of paper or notebook, then password managers might be a tool you could be interested in. However if you do use password managers like LastPass, you may or may not...

Apple Removing iOS Ad Blockers That Install Root Certificates

10/09/2015, Ad blockers are a huge deal for iOS. Prior to iOS 9, only Android had the ability to install ad blockers on its phone, but with the release of Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS users finally have a legitimate means of doing so. That being...

Hackers Use Fake LinkedIn Profiles Used To Scout Potential Targets

10/08/2015, From time to time you might notice a new friend request pop up on Facebook, or you might see a new follower on Instagram or Twitter, or someone who wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. Sometimes these are spam accounts used to send you advertisements...

Chinese Hackers Breach LoopPay, Samsung Pay Not Affected

10/07/2015, For those unfamiliar, LoopPay is the service that powers Samsung’s mobile payments service, Samsung Pay. According to a recent report by the New York Times, it seems that hackers in China have managed to breach LoopPay, throwing everyone into a frenzy...

BlackBerry Challenges Apple To Smartphone Security

10/01/2015, When it comes to mobile security and despite BlackBerry’s extremely low market share, many still associate such security with BlackBerry’s platform. In fact there are many high-profile figures and governments around the world that still relies on...

15 Million T-Mobile Customers Affected By Experian Hack

10/01/2015, If you are a T-Mobile customers, we have some bad news for you. One of the carrier’s partners, Experian, has recently had its servers hacked and in turn, T-Mobile’s customer data has been breached. It has been estimated that because of the hack, about...