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Smart Lightbulbs Hacked To Expose WiFi Password

07/08/2014, Smart LED lightbulbs are pretty cool, like the Link bulb from GE and the Philips Hue. How are they cool? Well in case you haven’t been following the news, what makes these lightbulbs pretty awesome is that you can control them via your smartphone. You...

Security Researchers Discover New Mini ATM Skimmers

07/07/2014, ATM skimmers are not new and have been around for many years already. In fact there are some ATMs that displays warning messages to customers, informing them that if they spot a foreign device on the machine, such as a skimmer, that they probably...

New TSA Rule Requires Electronic Devices To Be Turned On

07/06/2014, The next time you are planning on boarding a flight to the US, you might want to ensure that your electronic devices have enough battery. This is not out of concern for your entertainment or enjoyment while on the flight, but rather a new security rule...

Apple Reportedly Testing Two-Step Verification For iCloud.com

06/30/2014, If you’ve always felt that Apple’s iCloud website could be more secure, you might be pleased to learn that it appears that Apple is testing out a new security system that will hopefully make it harder for hackers to hack your iCloud account. This is...

Security-Focused Blackphone Begins Shipping

06/30/2014, Earlier this year, a smartphone by the name of the Blackphone was announced. In the wake of the Edward Snowden reports and especially for those who value their security and privacy, it seemed like a perfect device. Now earlier this month it was reported...

Yo’s Founder Thinks It Was Lucky They Got Hacked

06/23/2014, The Yo app might seem silly and novel on the surface, but for some strange reason it has managed to catch on in a very fast and viral way. Perhaps it’s the simplistic nature of the app which stands out from the sea of feature-rich apps like WhatsApp,...

Yo Messaging App Has Been Hacked

06/20/2014, In the past couple of days, there has been an app that has been making headlines and it is called Yo. For those unfamiliar, Yo is an instant messaging app, although to call it that might be an exaggeration because all it does is that it sends a contact of...

Fake EA Sports Instagram Accounts Used For Phishing

06/18/2014, If you were to pop on over to your email’s spam folder, you’ll probably notice a ton of messages from people claiming to be representatives of services you have used or are using. Personally I get a lot of World of Warcraft related emails, telling me...

Smartphone From China Comes With Malware Preinstalled

06/18/2014, When purchasing a smartphone, one expects that it will come preinstalled with certain software and features promised and advertised by its manufacturer. If purchasing from a carrier, we guess one can expect certain carrier bloatware that will come...

Domino’s Pizza France And Belgium Hacked

06/16/2014, It seems that companies these days are finding themselves subject to hacking and Domino’s is one of the latest companies to experience such a breach. According to reports, it seems that Domino’s France and Belgium have been hacked, and that a range of...

Gmail Bug Could Have Potentially Exposed Every Single Email Address

06/12/2014, No software is perfect as there are bound to be bugs, whether it be a small one or one that is big enough to break it. There are also bugs that are so small and obscure that no one would have known, which is what happened recently with Google’s Gmail...