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Underwater Robot Created For Port Security

09/28/2014, Where there is a will, there is a way. Since time immemorial, there has always been pirates as humans traversed the seven seas, not to mention smugglers who try to bring contraband material from one part of the world to another, and this game of cat and...

Apple: Majority Of OS X Users Safe From Bash Bug, Update Coming

09/26/2014, According to a recent report, a new bug has been discovered which has since been referred to as the Bash bug. Some believe that it could be just as, if not more disastrous than the Heartbleed bug that made the headlines earlier this year. The Bash bug not...

FBI Not Happy About Apple & Google’s New Encryption Policy

09/25/2014, As you might have heard, both Apple and Google have revealed that they will enable encryption by default on your mobile devices. What this means is that neither company will know your phone’s passcode which also means that if the feds come knocking on...

Apple Reportedly Knew Of iCloud Flaw Months Ahead Of Hack

09/25/2014, Earlier this month, hackers had managed to hack into the iCloud accounts of celebrities where they managed to get their hands on compromising photos which then they promptly released to the public. According to Apple after their investigations, they...

Newly Discovered Bash Bug Could Be More Dangerous Than Heartbleed

09/25/2014, Earlier this year, a security vulnerability called Heartbleed made the headlines. According to the reports at that time, the vulnerability was so bad that security researchers believed that it could have affected as many as two thirds of the internet....

SALT Card Offers A New Way Of Securing Your Smartphone

09/22/2014, When you want to prevent unauthorized access to your phone, all you’d have to do is setup a passcode, or in some cases and with some phones, you can use fingerprint scanning as well. However a new Kickstarter project for a device called SALT is hoping...

Android L Will Come With Encryption Enabled By Default

09/19/2014, At the moment it is still unclear as to when Google’s Android L will be released to the masses. It has been speculated that maybe a release in October could be in the cards, but either way we guess we’ll just have to wait and see. That being said, if...

Apple Enables Two-Step Authentication For iCloud.com

09/16/2014, About a couple of weeks ago, there was a breach of private photos by celebrities that made its way onto the internet. Many had initially believed that this is due to iCloud being hacked, although it turned out that it was just a very targeted attack that...

Tim Cook Addresses Privacy And Security Concerns

09/15/2014, With the Snowden reports revealing that the government has access to our personal data and how they are allowed to submit requests to companies to request for even more data, we’re sure many of you guys out there are a little paranoid and not too happy...

Malware Spread Through Twitch Chat Could Steal Steam Accounts

09/15/2014, They say that you should always be careful of people whom you meet and chat with online. This is because you never know who the other person might be and what they want with you. Well in the case of Twitch, a report from security firm F-Secure has...

Is Apple Pay Safer Than Credit Cards?

09/10/2014, Not a week goes by without a major computer hacking happening where thousands if not millions of customer records are stolen or accessed. In this context, it can be queasy to switch to an electronic form of payment like Apple Pay which seems to virtualize...