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Malicious Siri Commands Can Be Hidden In Songs

05/10/2018, It is obvious that there is a clear advantage of having devices that are always listening for voice commands because it means you can access it from a distances and not fiddle with buttons. It is more definitely more efficient. However there is also a...

Schlage’s Smart Lock Now Plays Nicely With Amazon’s Alexa

05/10/2018, Due to the variety of smart home objects there are out there in the market, as well as the myriad of digital assistants, sometimes it can be confusing and a bit difficult to find the balance between a smart home object you want and also a digital...

Latest Firefox Release Comes With Support For Web Authentication

05/09/2018, Passwords have been more or less the staple of web security for the longest time ever. However just because it’s been around for so long doesn’t mean that it is the best solution. After all we’ve seen how many various phishing scams there are out...


World Of Warcraft DDoS Hacker Sentenced To Jail

05/09/2018, The problem with games that are based online is that they’re subject to hacks such as DDoS. Unfortunately in Blizzard’s case, several years ago their MMORPG World of Warcraft was subject to such a hack, although the good news is that it appears that...

iOS 11.4 Disables Lightning Connector After 7 Days

05/08/2018, iPhones are a popular item to steal, but over the years Apple has made it increasingly difficult for thieves to resell stolen iPhones by introducing features that lock the devices and render them worthless. Of course this doesn’t mean that iPhones are...

Google Extends its Advanced Protection Program To Native iOS Apps

05/04/2018, It’s not surprising that Google would focus on creating security protocols and methods to protect its Android platform. After all the security of iOS is Apple’s business, right? The good news is that it seems that iOS users will now get the best of...

August Releases New Auto-Connect Feature For Its Smart Locks

05/03/2018, If you are a user of August’s smart locks, you might be interested to learn that the company has recently issued an update for its smart locks where it will be gaining a new feature called Auto-Connect. What this feature does is that it automatically...

Twitter Asking Users To Change Passwords Following Unmasking Bug

05/03/2018, Online services obviously need a way to store the passwords of its users, but those saved passwords obviously need to be protected as well in case a hacker got to the list. Usually this kind of information is kept masked/encrypted, but unfortunately in...

Amazon Is Now Selling Smart Home Security Services

04/28/2018, Amazon sells many things, but in recent times the company has started to sell smart home devices like smart locks, but it seems they are expanding their smart home offerings by selling home security services and packages. This is according to a recently...

Amazon’s Alexa Had A Flaw Which Allowed Others To Eavesdrop

04/28/2018, There are some concerns that users have with smart speakers and that is they typically come with an always-listening feature. This is usually done so that the speaker can react when the trigger phrase is spoken, but there are some who are worried that as...

New Fake Flash Player Installer For Mac Discovered

04/25/2018, One of the favorite ways that we’re seeing hackers try to infect Mac computers is through fake Flash installers. Basically it will create a popup that tells the user that they will need to install the latest version of Adobe’s Flash Player and given...