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Dell Apologizes For Laptop Security Scare

11/24/2015, In case you haven’t heard, it seems that Dell has recently been shipping out laptops that were discovered to have a serious security problem on them. Discovered by programmer Joe Nord, this security problem came in the form of a SSL certificate that has...

Hillary Clinton Speaks Up About Mobile Encryption

11/20/2015, Recently Senator John McCain spoke up out encryption in which he basically said that the government should outlaw encryption that they are unable to break. It seems that McCain isn’t alone in his opinion as Hillary Clinton has expressed her thoughts on...

China Apparently Wants To Build Its Own Secure Smartphone

11/20/2015, It is no secret that the Chinese government is very wary about any potential influence the West might have on its citizens, so much so that they have banned several Western products and services, like Google, Facebook, YouTube, and so on. Now it seems...

John McCain Wants To Outlaw Encryption The Government Can’t Crack

11/19/2015, Encryption is important because it helps protect data from being read by unauthorized third-parties. Even if we’re not necessarily conducting secretive business deals, the everyday user would no doubt love it if their privacy were protected and that...

Microsoft Promises More Devices With Iris Scanners Coming Soon

11/18/2015, With the introduction of the Lumia 950 and the Lumia 950 XL, these are basically the first Windows 10 Mobile devices to support iris scanning as a means to protect your phone. It’s an interesting approach and we guess we’ll have to wait and see if the...

Amazon Turns On Two-Factor Authentication

11/18/2015, It used to be that back in the day, passwords were all we needed to prevent other people from accessing our online accounts. Fast forward to today with hacking technology becoming more sophisticated, and the scams that people are running to try and steal...

Anonymous Releases Guide On How You Can Help Hack ISIS

11/18/2015, As many of you guys have heard by now, the hackers collective known as Anonymous has publicly declared cyberwar on ISIS following the attacks in Paris, France. So far the group has reportedly managed to get multiple social media accounts that are...

Instagram Gets More Strict With Its API Access

11/17/2015, Last week it was discovered that popular third-party Instagram client InstaAgent was found harvesting usernames and passwords. This led to the app being pulled from the iTunes App Store. However while the app might be gone, who’s to say that someone...

Bug On MetroPCS Website Could Have Left Millions Exposed

11/16/2015, When you visit websites belonging to big corporations, you would assume that it is secure to a certain extent. Unfortunately for MetroPCS customers, it seems that a bug was recently discovered on the carrier’s website which potentially could have left...

Security Vulnerability In Chrome For Android Discovered

11/15/2015, As much as developers try to make their apps as secure as possible, from time to time there will be flaws discovered. Sometimes these flaws aren’t particularly serious, but sometimes they can be pretty bad. Recently during the PacSec conference in...

Gmail Will Warn Users Of Emails From Unencrypted Connections

11/15/2015, Sending emails in the business world and in your personal lives is a daily occurrence, and for the most part thanks to the advancements in technology and security, emails for the most part are a secure means of communications. However sometimes things do...

Researchers Demonstrate MITM Attacks On Samsung Phones

11/13/2015, A lot of OEMs like to think that their phones are secure, and for the most part we’d like to think that they have done their due diligence too. However sometimes certain loopholes are overlooked which can sometimes lead to disastrous results. Recently...

Twitch Introduces Two-Factor Authentication

11/10/2015, In the recent years it would seem like the number of websites and databases that have been hacked are on the rise. This has prompted companies to introduce new methods of authenticating oneself, such as using a fingerprint or using their iris. There have...

iOS 9.1 Update Breaks Touch ID For Some Users

11/06/2015, A couple of weeks ago we reported that iOS 9.1 had a bug that basically disabled the alarm clock for some users. As is the case with updates, sometimes it fixes certain things and sometimes it breaks certain things. While a disabled alarm clock might be...