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Apple Brings Two-Step Authentication To 48 More Countries

07/17/2014, With credit card information usually being linked to iTunes, and with your iTunes credentials allowing you to track your iPhone and disable it remotely, it’s safe to say that keeping your account secure would be a priority. Well the good news is that if...

Jailbreaker Geohot Joins Google’s Project Zero’s Team Of Hackers

07/17/2014, A couple of days ago, Google announced Project Zero which is basically Google’s plan to keep the internet safe. This is done by keeping an eye out for potential vulnerabilities across all sorts of software and platforms, and then helping the developers...

BlackBerry Not Threatened By Apple-IBM Partnership

07/17/2014, Just yesterday, Apple and IBM announced that they would be partnering up in a bid to bring iOS into the enterprise space. This will be done by creating over a 100 industry-specific apps, as well as tailor some of Apple’s services, such as iCloud, for...

Hackers Deliver Malware Through Japanese Adult Websites

07/17/2014, Visiting adult websites is a pretty common occurrence but the next time you are thinking about visiting Japanese adult websites, you might want to rethink that. This is because according to a recent report by ESET, it seems that cyber criminals have...

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,...