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Thinga Is A Search Engine Designed For Kids

01/04/2016, You can search for all kinds of things on Google, ranging from things that are perfectly innocent, all the way to the weird and mind-boggling, things that children really shouldn’t be searching for or seeing on the internet. However the good news for...

Microsoft Will Warn Users If They Are Targeted By Government Hackers

12/30/2015, As if it wasn’t bad enough the regular hackers are trying to break into our systems and steal our information, there are also state-sponsored hackers who are out targeting systems as well, although in the case of the latter it is presumably done for the...

Your Smartwatch Can Apparently Reveal What You Are Typing

12/30/2015, A lot of attention has been paid to security on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. However what about wearable tech? Shouldn’t security for such devices be just as important? If you think that stealing information about how many steps you’ve...

Samsung Launches GAIA, Makes Their Smart TVs Harder To Hack

12/30/2015, In recent times when connected objects are starting to become more ubiquitous, some security analysts have criticized such products not so much for their functionality, but for their security because as it stands, there is no standard security protocol to...

John McAfee Wants To Do Away With The Password As Well

12/29/2015, Passwords are used to protect our accounts, but as hacking technology has improved and with people less willing to come up with complex passwords that are less prone to being guessed, an alternative needs to be found. So far we have seen tech companies...

AVG’s Chrome Extension Security Flaw Left Millions At Risk

12/29/2015, It seems that if you have been using AVG’s Web TuneUp Chrome extension, there is a good chance that you could have been exposed. For those who don’t use or who are unfamiliar with the Web TuneUp extension, basically what it does is it basically flags...

Your Windows 10 Encryption Key Could Be Stored In The Cloud

12/29/2015, One of the ways that tech companies like Apple and Google have changed the privacy game is by giving you, the end-user, the keys to your own encryption, much to the dismay of law enforcement officials who believe that they should be given a key as well in...

This Home Security Camera Can Plug Into Light Bulb Sockets

12/23/2015, If you walk into a bank or a convenient store, you’ll notice that a lot of its security cameras tend to be placed in the corner. This is because some security cameras can only point forwards, so placing it in the corner affords it the best view, or at...

GOTPass System Will Make Your Online Logins More Secure

12/23/2015, Recently Google has been trialing a new system that does not require users to enter passwords. Instead users pair their smartphone with their Google login, and when they want to login they will be prompted on their smartphone instead. This means that...

Google Confirms They Are Testing Password-Free Logins

12/23/2015, Yesterday we reported that according to a post on Reddit, it was suggested that Google was testing out some kind of new login feature where you would not require a password. Given that passwords can sometimes be easily figured out, like birth dates, names...

Hillary Clinton Wants Manhattan-like Project For Encryption

12/21/2015, In recent times, tech companies like Apple and Google have introduced more secure encryption to their devices, making them near impossible to be accessed remotely by anyone else other than the device’s owner. This is obviously good for consumers who...

Google Will Favor HTTPS Sites In Search Results

12/17/2015, Last year Google announced that websites that use HTTPS encryption will get a bump in search rankings, but given that it’s been a year Google has decided to step things up a bit and will now begin indexing HTTPS websites by default in their search...

MacKeeper User Details Have Been Leaked Online

12/15/2015, If you happen to use the MacKeeper software on your Mac then you might want to pay attention to this. Kromtech, the Germany-based company that has developed his software, has confirmed that login credentials, internet addresses and names of millions of...