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iOS 9.1 Update Breaks Touch ID For Some Users

11/06/2015, A couple of weeks ago we reported that iOS 9.1 had a bug that basically disabled the alarm clock for some users. As is the case with updates, sometimes it fixes certain things and sometimes it breaks certain things. While a disabled alarm clock might be...

Microsoft Envisions A Future Without Passwords

11/06/2015, Right now passwords are pretty central when it comes to products and services. For example we need a passcode to take out money from the ATM, passwords to log into our email accounts, passwords for our online banking, passwords for our phones, cloud...

BlackBerry Details How They Plan Keeping The PRIV Secure

11/04/2015, Following the discovery of the stagefright vulnerability several months ago, it prompted companies like Google, Samsung, and LG to introduce a new program in which they would issue monthly security updates for their devices so as to stay on top of things....

1Password For Teams Announced

11/04/2015, For those who are bad at remembering passwords, you might require a password manager like 1Password. This is great when you want to remember your own individual passwords, but what if you’re working in a team and you want to password protect certain...

Project Zero Discovers Security Flaws In The Galaxy S6 Edge

11/04/2015, For those unfamiliar with Project Zero, basically this is an effort from Google to attempt to find all kinds of security flaws, vulnerabilities, and exploits on the internet and in software that could compromise your identity or financial information and...

New UK Law Could Force Tech Companies To Hand Over Encryption Keys

11/03/2015, Love or hate Apple, if there is one thing that the company is doing right that most would agree on, is that they are giving its users the keys to the device’s encryption. This is what other companies such as Google have done as well, where basically...

Exploit Claims To Be Able To Hack iPhones Remotely

11/02/2015, If there is one gripe that government agencies like the FBI have against devices from Apple is that gaining access to the contents of a locked iPhone is almost impossible, unless you get the passcode from the device’s owner. This is something that Apple...

Citigroup To Trial Iris-scanning ATMs

10/27/2015, If you want to take money out of the ATM, insert your card, enter your PIN, choose the amount, and you’re good to go. Sounds easy enough, doesn’t it? For the most part it is also pretty secure, unless the ATM has a card skimmer in which we guess that...

Easily Hacked Smart Kettle Highlights IoT’s Security Issues

10/23/2015, Connected devices like smart thermostats, smart washing machines, smart locks, smart fridges, and etc. are all great ideas. The idea of being able to remotely turn them on, set them on a schedule, adjust themselves based on your needs, and so on are huge...

Malware On Macs Reaches An All-Time High

10/21/2015, Mac computers have typically been known to not have as many malware/virus issues compared to Windows. This isn’t to say that the OS X platform built by Apple is invulnerable, it’s just that there aren’t as many viruses or malware that have targeted...

Google Will Provide More Info On Why It Blocked Certain Websites

10/21/2015, We’re sure many of you guys have surfaced the web and at some point, encountered an error message from Google in the form of a big red page, warning you not to proceed as there is a chance the site could install some kind of malware on your computer, or...

Fitbit Trackers Can Apparently Be Hacked In 10 Seconds [Update]

10/21/2015, Update – Fitbit’s full statement can be found below. If you have a Fitbit tracker, here’s a bit of troubling news. According to security research Axelle Apvrille, it seems that Fitbit’s series of fitness trackers have a vulnerability that...