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Link To Malware Found Hidden In Instagram Comments

06/08/2017, On the profiles of famous Instagrammers, especially celebrities, you can expect to find all sorts of comments ranging from the adoring, to the hateful, to the trollish, and more often than not you would find spam-like comments too that advertise products...

Google Beefs Up Gmail’s Security

06/02/2017, Our emails can sometimes contain some pretty sensitive information, or at least information that we would prefer to keep private, such as photos received from friends and family members, letters to loved ones, business ideas, pricing, and so on, which is...

New iPhone 8 Drawing Leak Suggests Rear-Facing Touch ID Sensor

05/22/2017, Over the past couple of months, we’ve been treated to a fair number of iPhone-related leaks. Earlier leaks have suggested that the iPhone 8 could move Touch ID to the rear of the phone, although subsequent leaks and renderings have since suggested that...


Zomato Hack Sees 17 Million User Data Records Stolen

05/18/2017, You would think that with more modern technology and security protocols that hacking in this day and age would be harder than it was back in the day. Unfortunately if the spate of hacks we’ve been hearing about over the past few years is any indication,...

Google Play Protect Will Help Make Android Devices More Secure

05/17/2017, We know that as it stands, Google has in place several security measures and checks for its Google Play Store to help prevent malicious apps from being uploaded. It’s not a perfect system as from time to time, some malicious apps do slip through, but...

Laptop Ban On Flights To US Could Expand To Europe

05/17/2017, As you might have heard, the US government has announced that they will be banning laptops from being brought on board flights entering the US from select Middle Eastern countries. Recently it was also announced that it could be applied to flights coming...

Massive Ransomware Attack Is Making Its Way Around The World

05/12/2017, It is often advised to not click links and to download attachments and files that come from sources you do not know. This is because sometimes these links or downloads can lead to the installation of malware that can either open up a backdoor to your...

Lighthouse Is An AI-Powered Home Security Camera

05/12/2017, When it comes to security cameras for the home, there are quite a few that are available in the market today. For the most part they all pretty much do the same thing, which is provide a video feed to see who’s in your house, who’s at the door, and in...

The Laptop Ban On Flights Explained

05/11/2017, With a ban on laptops in US-bound airplanes (read our coverage) cabins possibly expanding to Europe, there is a lot of traveler anxiety because putting laptops in checked-in luggage will probably lead to a tsunami of thefts and damages for one of the...

Android Flaw Discovered, Won’t Be Fixed Until Android O

05/10/2017, As we have said in the past, there is no such thing as flawless software as there are bound to be ways in which hackers can find their way in, whether it be a bug, an exploit, or a security hole that was not closed. Despite Android being so many years...

McAfee To Come Preinstalled On Samsung Devices

05/10/2017, While malware has always been around, these days companies are doing more on their end to prevent their devices from getting infected, such as implementing their own security checks and so on. However sometimes malware can slip past, especially for those...

WhatsApp Is Now Encrypting iPhone Chat Backups

05/10/2017, End-to-end encryption isn’t a new feature to WhatsApp as the feature was enabled back in 2016. However according to recent reports, WhatsApp has quietly introduced encryption to its iPhone chat backups whenever they are uploaded to iCloud, making it...