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Hilton Boasts Smartphones As Keys Have Been Used 11 Million Times

07/09/2017, It is pretty much a given these days that most hotels you go to, you will be given a keycard for entry into your room, and sometimes used for the lift as well. However previously we’ve also seen how some hotels are trying to be a bit more by allowing...

Google Beefs Up G Suite Security Following Phishing Scam

07/09/2017, A couple of months ago, it was reported that a Google Docs phishing scam was making its rounds on the internet. While such scams aren’t particularly new, what made this particular scam so dangerous was the fact that it appeared to be pretty convincing,...

Latest Android Security Patch Failing To Install On The Pixel

07/06/2017, Google has been steadily releasing security updates for its Android platform on a monthly basis, where the company tries to ensure that its platform is as protected as possible from all kinds of malware. That being said, Google’s latest Android security...


Microsoft Will Remind Users To Update Their Windows 10

07/03/2017, It is important to ensure that your operating systems and software in general are up to date with the latest builds. This is because sometimes there are bugs that are fixed in updates, and also for security purposes where developers might close off...

US Laptop Ban At Abu Dhabi Airport Has Been Lifted

07/03/2017, As you might have heard, the US has banned some flights flying in from certain Middle Eastern countries from allowing passengers to bring large electronics on board, such as tablets and laptops. Specific reasons for the ban were not offered, but in the...

KGI: Qualcomm’s In-Screen Fingerprint Sensor Not Close To Shipping

07/02/2017, Last week Qualcomm announced what seemed like the successor to their Sense ID technology in form of the Qualcomm Fingerprint Sensor. What it does is that it allows smartphone makers to embed fingerprint scanners underneath the display and because it uses...

Dropbox Launches New Security Checkup Tool

06/28/2017, You would think that with all the new technology we have these days that we should be safer than ever from attacks. Sure, current security methods do a pretty good job at protecting us against more common forms of attacks, but it doesn’t mean that we...

Microsoft Will Use AI To Help Defend Against Malware

06/28/2017, Malware and cyber attacks have been something that we have been dealing with for decades, and it seems that the more sophisticated our technology gets, the more sophisticated the attacks get as well. However chasing after the latest malware does feel like...

Qualcomm Unveils New And Advanced Fingerprint Scanning Technology

06/28/2017, While fingerprint security on mobile devices isn’t exactly new, it’s safe to say that it is thanks to the iPhone 5s that made the feature more mainstream and ubiquitous in today’s mobile devices. Fast forward to today and we’re starting to hear...

WannaCry Ransomware Forces Honda To Shut Down One Of Its Plants

06/21/2017, Back in May it was reported that there was a particularly nasty piece of ransomware called “WannaCry” that was making its rounds globally. It was pretty big news for a while but things eventually subsided, although to say that the malware has been...

Airbnb To Bolster Its Background Checking Efforts With Acquisition

06/19/2017, With every service and product launched out there, there are bound to be those who want to make a quick buck by running scams. For example eBay scams are pretty common, and so are Airbnb scams which can affect both guests looking to book an accommodation,...

Hovering On A Hyperlink Could Cause Malware Infection

06/13/2017, There are many ways to get infected by malware, but one of the ways that people end up doing it to themselves is by clicking links that they are not familiar with, whether it be sent in an email or an instant message from a friend. However it seems that...