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Google Disclosed OS X Vulnerabilities Patched In OS X 10.10.2

01/23/2015, Earlier this week, Google’s security team Project Zero released a report which highlighted some vulnerabilities found in Apple’s OS X. The good news is that if you’re an OS X user and worried about the potential security risk you are facing, you can...

British Prime Minister Wants To Ban Encrypted Messaging Apps

01/12/2015, Encrypted messaging is great if you value your privacy and don’t want hackers or the government snooping on you. However it also means that the bad guys can use the same service and feature to plot and coordinate their crimes without the authorities...

Steam Introduces CAPTCHA Test In Trading Process

01/11/2015, CAPTCHAs – can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ‘em. They happen to be pretty useful when it comes to figuring out whether you are a human or a bot, but then again, there are moments when it can be pretty difficult to figure out just what...

August Connect Expands Home Remote Access Options

01/07/2015, August knows that every man’s home is his castle – and hence, castles are supposed to convey a feeling of security, but somehow when you scan through the news in the morning papers, it is rather depressing to hear of people being robbed right in...

iDict Tool Relies On Commonly Used Passwords To Hack Into iCloud

01/02/2015, Despite there being multiple warnings in the past about how one shouldn’t use easy to guess passwords like “password” or “12345678” or “abc123”, there are still users out there who choose to do so, thinking that the chances of them getting...

Chick-Fil-A Looking Into Possible Credit Card Breach

01/02/2015, Back in 2014 several big name retailers were hacked, such as Target and Home Depot in which during the process, the payment details of their customers were stolen, along with their personal information such as email addresses, names, home addresses, and...

Mega’s Encrypted Video Call And Chat Service To Be Launched Soon

12/29/2014, With the recent spate of hacks and also revelations that the government has been spying on its own citizens, suddenly having extra secure chats, phones, and encrypted services has become a big thing. We’ve seen apps such as WhatsApp offer encrypted...

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...