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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...

Pentagon Looking Into System That Automatically Detects Breaches

09/18/2015, What we’ve seen so far with regards to hacks is that they are usually discovered when it is too late and the information has been stolen. This isn’t to say that there aren’t security measures in place, but when hackers exploit loopholes and...

Online Poker Players Targeted By Virus That Spies On Their Cards

09/18/2015, One of the ways to win at poker is by bluffing your way to victory. This involves making your opponent think that you have a potentially better hand than they do. Of course sometimes this is true and they find out much to their dismay. Unfortunately it...

iTunes 12.3 Released With Two-Factor Authentication Support

09/17/2015, Ever since the iCloud hack last year, Apple has been steadily improving the security across its products and services following a promise Tim Cook made after the hack. This has since translated into two-factor authentication on services like iMessage and...

iOS 9 Will Address AirDrop Vulnerability

09/16/2015, We’re sure many users are excited to get their hands on iOS 9 which will be released later today. The excitement for the new features and polished UI will be something to look forward to, but at the same time it would also seem that iOS 9 will address...