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Facebook’s COO Says Removing Encryption Would Help Terrorists

07/31/2017, Encryption can be seen as something of a double edged sword, where it keeps the bad guys out from snooping through out stuff, but at the same time it also keeps the good guys out from potentially uncovering key details and evidence in crimes and terrorist...

Yale Unveils New HomeKit Compatible ‘Assure Lock SL’ Smart Lock

07/25/2017, Yale is a company that has been dealing with locks for the home and office for decades. However with homes getting smarter, Yale has also decided to hop on board the IoT bandwagon by introducing smart locks that can be controlled using apps and through...

Company In Wisconsin Offers Its Employees Chip Implants

07/24/2017, Implants for medical and research purposes aren’t new, but it seems like it could also be the way of the future in which implants can be used to verify who we say we are. In fact a company in Wisconsin is giving its employees the option of whether or...

A Casino’s Smart Fish Tank Left Them Vulnerable To Hackers

07/23/2017, These days we are starting to see how just about anything can be made “smart” just by making it connected to the internet. However it seems that in our eagerness to make everything smart, security might have been compromised, which is what one casino...

Google’s Play Protect Feature Rolling Out To Android Devices

07/21/2017, Companies like Apple and Google have security measures in place in their app stores to prevent malicious apps from being published, but sometimes every now and then, one slips through, which goes to show that no system is perfect. However Google is...

iOS 10.3.3 Patches A Serious Broadcom Security Vulnerability

07/21/2017, Updates big or small are usually worth updating to, because whether it introduces a major new feature or if it introduces bug fixes, it doesn’t hurt to ensure that your software remains up to date. Now Apple recently released the iOS 10.3.3 update for...

LastPass Announces New Family Sharing Feature Coming This Summer

07/19/2017, Passwords are generally a personal thing, but sometimes certain things might be required for sharing. For example if you and your partner share the same bank account, then obviously both of you would need to know the password, and the same can be applied...

Apple Patent Lets You Call 911 Using Your Fingerprint

07/19/2017, Calling for emergency services is pretty straightforward and easy as dialing 3 digits (the number varies depending on where you’re from), but sometimes in certain situations, it might not be feasible. This is where a recently discovered patent filed by...

Google Introduces New Security Features To Block Unverified Apps

07/18/2017, Following a phishing scam that was targeting Google Docs users, Google decided to help beef up security. However it looks like the company’s efforts at protecting their users and services isn’t quite done yet (which is obviously great news) as they...

China’s Censors Can Apparently Delete Photos Mid-Transmission

07/18/2017, It is no secret that China is a very heavily censored country, where posts that criticize the government are taken down swiftly. It has also made doing business in the country challenging as foreign companies who might be used to operating with more...

Australia Wants Apple To Create An iPhone Backdoor

07/18/2017, Last year there was a big fuss over how the US law enforcement agencies were trying to get Apple to create a backdoor for their iPhones so that they can access encrypted information. Basically the backdoor was supposed to be for the “good guys” only,...

Old MySpace Accounts Are Apparently Easy To Steal

07/18/2017, These days Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are pretty much the default social media, and we expect that given how big these platforms are, it will be a while before we see them dethroned. However back in the day, MySpace was the king, or at least it was...