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Iris Scanner On Galaxy Note 7 Caught In Action On Video

07/21/2016, One of the rumored features of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is its iris scanner, which thanks to a leaked photo the other day, we kind of know what to expect. However the question is, how fast does it work? How does the interface look like? Thanks...

Over 70,000 ATMs Will Soon Support Withdrawals Via Touch ID

07/17/2016, In recent times we’re starting to see ATMs support smartphones in the sense that smartphones could be used to withdraw money from them. This is done through mobile payment platforms like Apple Pay. However if you own an older iPhone that does not...

20 Year Old Windows Printer Security Vulnerability Discovered

07/13/2016, As much as developers try, at the end of the day there is no piece of software that is completely bug-free. This is because sometimes there are bugs and security vulnerabilities that one might not have even thought of when creating the software. Take for...

YouTube Videos Can Apparently Hijack Smartphones

07/11/2016, YouTube is home to tons of weird, funny, bizarre videos. However videos that could potentially hijack your smartphone? Apparently this is a thing, at least according to Professor Micah Sherr at Georgetown University. He claims that this is largely thanks...

US Government Claims ISIS Influence On Twitter Starting To Decline

07/11/2016, With the invention of social media, it seems that terrorists have found a new way to spread their message, organize attacks, and recruit followers. We have seen how they have used social media like Twitter to great effect, but apparently it seems that...

How To Beat Ransomware: Prevent, Don’t React

07/08/2016, Picture this: You’ve spent the last few weeks working on a tribute video for a friend’s 30th wedding anniversary. You collected photos and video clips and edited them together, laying over a soundtrack of their favorite songs. It was a real labor of...

Privacy-Focused Blackphone Isn’t Doing As Well As Expected

07/07/2016, Privacy these days are a huge deal and as we have seen in the past, changes companies make to privacy policies, even the slightest rewording, can cause a huge uproar. This has since led to companies like Silent Circle who have created handsets like the...

US Government Developing Bomb Detecting Cyber Locusts

07/07/2016, When it comes to detecting explosives, we already have dogs that are trained to sniff them out. However it seems that the US government is hoping to create something else that is more efficient, which is why a team of engineers from the Washington...

American Airlines To Help Speed Up Airport Security Screening

07/06/2016, It is no secret that the security lines at airports are getting longer, meaning that passengers will need to get to the airport way ahead of time if they hope to catch their flight. This is largely due to the fact that humans are still being used to...

Researcher Discovers Security Flaw In Lenovo Computers

07/05/2016, As much as we’d all love our computing products to be 100% secure, the sad fact is that this isn’t always the case. In fact just recently, security researcher Dymtro “Cr4sh” Oleksiuk has revealed that Lenovo’s computers have a pretty critical...