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PayPal hit by phishing attack

03/21/2011, PayPal has just been hit by a sophisticated phishing attack, according to the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). In case you didn’t know what phishing is, it is the act of duping people into giving out private information like...

Cobra Tag keeps an eye on your valuables

03/21/2011, Cobra Electronics Corporation has just announced an ingenious Bluetooth tagging system that will be used to help people keep track of their valuable to help keep them from going missing or being stolen. Called the Cobra Tag, this aptly named tag can be...

Google says China is blocking Gmail

03/21/2011, If you live in China and have problems accessing Google’s services like Gmail, it isn’t a problem on Google’s side – it’s China. According to Google, they discovered no technical issues on their side after extensive checking out...

Songs can be used to hack cars

03/17/2011, Some researchers studying the different methods on how to gain access to computer systems featured in modern cars have discovered that it is possible to hijack a car through its stereo – by letting the CD player read a song infected with a Trojan horse....

Burglar Blaster covers would be thieves with pepper spray

03/17/2011, If you need a security system in your home to ward off potential thieves, there are a whole slew of alarm systems available to do the job. But if you’re interested in exacting revenge on such criminals before the police arrive, you have somewhat...

Twitter beefs up security by enabling HTTPS

03/16/2011, It took the folks over at Twitter long enough to beef up their security. The micro-blogging service has just announced that they will be offering an optional “always on” HTTPS setting to its users. If you constantly use Twitter on unsecured...

iOS 4.3 in-app purchases now password protected

03/11/2011, Great news for parents who had to face insane credit card bills due to their kids making in-app purchases with their iPads and iPhones. The iOS 4.3 update brings password protection to in-app purchases, so you no longer have to worry about your kids being...

iWallet keeps your cash and cards secure

03/03/2011, Despite the world moving forward to a paperless and completely digital future, cash is here to stay (at least for awhile) and so we are subjected to deal with the hassles of handling paper money. If you thought your regular wallet does a good enough job...

Apple looking at secure pattern-based unlock for iOS devices

02/28/2011, Security is a huge buzzword these days, and it makes perfect sense since sensitive data, if fallen into the wrong hands, might just be abused in a way that you would never have imagined. Apple has hence started to look more into a more secure...

AmberWatch SafeText keeps you informed of your children’s texts

02/16/2011, Protext Mobility has just announced the launch of their new app for Android devices called SafeText. The aim of the app? To enable and empower parents with an “easy to use, robust set of tools and features designed to help and protect and manage...

Black Box to show off industry’s first biometric cabinet lock

02/16/2011, Tired of losing keys or remember passwords for your safes you have at home or in the office? Fret no more. Black Box Corporation has just announced that they will be demonstrating its Intelli-Pass Biometric Access Control for Cabinets at the RSA...