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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...

Chip-based Credit Cards Start Rolling Out In The US

09/30/2015, We have all seen and heard about credit card fraud before, where your credit card details like its number could be stolen, or your card replicated thanks to skimmers that will copy the magnetic strip on the back of the card. However the good news is that...

Blackphone 2 Now Available In North America For $800

09/28/2015, If you’re in the market for a secure smartphone that will protect you against hackers and people trying to snoop in on your privacy, you might be familiar with Silent Circle’s Blackphone series. Now just last month the company started taking...

Hilton Investigating Claims That They Were Hacked

09/28/2015, If you have recently shopped at a Hilton gift shop or maybe eaten at one of their restaurants in the US, you might want to keep an eye out on your credit card activities. According to security researcher Brian Krebs (via Reuters), he alleges that Visa had...

Android Pay Won’t Work On Rooted Devices, Google Explains Why

09/25/2015, According to a report earlier this month, it was revealed that if you plan on using third-party lockscreens, don’t expect that you will be able to use Android Pay as well. This is apparently due to security concerns, and given that Android Pay basically...

iPhone 6s New Touch ID Put To The Test

09/25/2015, Not only do the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus feature new hardware like a new chipset, more RAM, better camera, and 3D Touch, but it also introduces an improved Touch ID sensor which is said to be faster than its predecessor. If you thought that Touch ID...

Smartphone Passwords Are Protected By The Fifth Amendment

09/25/2015, In TV shows and in movies, sometimes you see characters exercise their Fifth Amendment rights, which basically means that they won’t say or do anything that incriminates themselves. Now with technology being so advanced, has the law caught up with it?...

Microsoft Update Disables SafeDisc, Breaks Some Old Games

09/24/2015, If you have some old games lying around in disc format that maybe you’d like to play again in the future, there is a chance that you might not be able to, especially if you’re running a Windows 7, 8, or Vista computer. Why is this? Apparently this is...

iOS 9 Security Flaw Lets Hackers Bypass The Lockscreen

09/23/2015, The whole point of having a passcode associated with your iPhone’s lockscreen is to prevent unwanted access to your phone’s contents. In fact Apple kind of doubled security when they introduced Touch ID. Unfortunately it seems that due to a recently...

Gun-shaped iPhone Case Forced An Airport To Close Its Terminal

09/22/2015, Due to the increased use of smartphones, we have seen a bevy of cases designed for smartphones. Some of these cases are designed to look stylish, some designed to protect, and some designed to provide pure novelty. However it would seem that over in...

Some Apps In Apple’s China App Store Infected With Malware

09/20/2015, Usually with official app stores like iTunes or Google Play, trying to sneak malware in can be difficult either due to systems put in place that can automatically detect malware, or because the review process is manual in which malware will be detected by...