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French Prime Minister Rules Out Ban On Public WiFi

12/14/2015, Last week and following the attacks in Paris, France, a leaked document from the French police revealed some potential changes that they would like to see the government make. A couple of those changes include the ban of the Tor network and also the...

This Japanese Security Drone Will Actually Chase Down Intruders

12/14/2015, It seems that over in Japan, they are getting pretty creative with its drones. For example recently we heard about how local law enforcement agencies will deploy a drone with a net to catch rogue drones, and now it seems that Japanese security company...

Valve: 77,000 Steam Accounts Hijacked Each Month

12/10/2015, Last month in a bid to cut down on scams, Valve introduced a waiting period for gamers who wanted to trade items with each idea. The reason behind this is because hackers who steal Steam accounts try to get rid of the inventory as fast as possible before...

Facebook Introduces Security Checkup Tool For Android

12/09/2015, When it comes to security of apps on your mobile devices, not all apps were created equal. Some apps might come with really tight security and offers up protection like two-factor authentication, while others might simply prefer a more simple and...

Google Enables Chrome’s Safe Browsing On Android By Default

12/07/2015, One of the features of Google’s Chrome browser on the desktop is its safe browsing feature. If you do use Chrome on your desktop you might be familiar with the feature where if you visit an unsafe website, a huge red warning will appear informing you of...

French Police Wants To Ban Tor And Public WiFi

12/07/2015, It has been several weeks since the terrorist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead and more than 300 injured, but it is still fresh in the minds of many around the world. So what can France do to help curb these attacks? According to a report from French...

This Security System Will Monitor Your Home Without Cameras

11/25/2015, When it comes to home security systems, installing cameras around the house is pretty much the standard. However if you have seen movies involving spies and heists, you know that the first thing they do is take out the cameras which will pretty much...

Hilton Confirms Malware Targeted Payment Card Information

11/24/2015, A couple of months ago it was reported that the Hilton hotel chain might have been the target of a hack. The company claimed at that time that they were investigating the issue and it looks like we have bad news for you guys. If you have recently stayed...

Dell Apologizes For Laptop Security Scare

11/24/2015, In case you haven’t heard, it seems that Dell has recently been shipping out laptops that were discovered to have a serious security problem on them. Discovered by programmer Joe Nord, this security problem came in the form of a SSL certificate that has...

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up About Mobile Encryption

11/20/2015, Recently Senator John McCain spoke up out encryption in which he basically said that the government should outlaw encryption that they are unable to break. It seems that McCain isn’t alone in his opinion as Hillary Clinton has expressed her thoughts on...

China Apparently Wants To Build Its Own Secure Smartphone

11/20/2015, It is no secret that the Chinese government is very wary about any potential influence the West might have on its citizens, so much so that they have banned several Western products and services, like Google, Facebook, YouTube, and so on. Now it seems...

John McCain Wants To Outlaw Encryption The Government Can’t Crack

11/19/2015, Encryption is important because it helps protect data from being read by unauthorized third-parties. Even if we’re not necessarily conducting secretive business deals, the everyday user would no doubt love it if their privacy were protected and that...

Microsoft Promises More Devices With Iris Scanners Coming Soon

11/18/2015, With the introduction of the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL, these are basically the first Windows 10 Mobile devices to support iris scanning as a means to protect your phone. It’s an interesting approach and we guess we’ll have to wait and see if the...

Amazon Turns On Two-Factor Authentication

11/18/2015, It used to be that back in the day, passwords were all we needed to prevent other people from accessing our online accounts. Fast forward to today with hacking technology becoming more sophisticated, and the scams that people are running to try and steal...