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Mozilla Creates A Game To Teach Users About Encryption

06/29/2016, Nowadays we are hearing the term “encryption” being tossed around a lot. For example recently it was discovered that Apple had shipped the latest beta of iOS 10 with an unencrypted kernel, and we’re sure some of you guys are wondering what the big...

Samsung Patent Hints At Repositioned Fingerprint Sensors

06/26/2016, For now the majority of smartphone designs we’ve seen have placed the phone’s fingerprint sensor on the front where the home button is, or on the middle towards the upper middle portion of the handset. However it seems that Samsung could be exploring...

Security Researchers Discover New ‘Godless’ Malware For Android

06/23/2016, Google has been making a lot of effort in trying to patch Android every month with monthly security patches. This ensures that your Android phone stays on top of things. However it seems that despite their best efforts, sometimes there are some things...

Apple Confirms They Left iOS 10’s Kernel Unencrypted On Purpose

06/23/2016, A couple of days ago, it was discovered by security researchers that the kernel on iOS 10 was unencrypted. Given that Apple has always encrypted the kernel even in iOS betas, there were two explanations for this: Apple either did it on purpose, or they...

iOS 10 Beta Has An Unencrypted Kernel

06/21/2016, By now everyone pretty much knows how closed Apple can be, although admittedly over the years they have started to open themselves up a bit more. However recently it was discovered in the current iOS 10 beta that Apple had not encrypted the kernel for its...

Google’s Two-Factor Authentication Just Got Simpler

06/20/2016, Two-factor authentication is more or less a necessity these days, and more companies and online services have started to implement it and give it as an option to its users. However it is understandable that some users don’t bother with it as it can be...

Acer Admits 34,000 Credit Cards Stolen In Hack

06/20/2016, Back in the day when e-commerce was launched and paying for goods online with your credit card was an option, it was understandable that many people were a little fearful and skeptical about giving their credit card numbers over the internet due to...

Blizzard Updates Authenticator App With The One-Button Authenticator

06/16/2016, For those who play Blizzard games and want to keep their accounts secure, you guys are probably aware of the mobile authenticator app. For those who aren’t familiar, this app generates a one-time code that you enter when logging into your account, thus...

US Intelligence To Develop Real-Time Behavior Monitoring Software

06/09/2016, Security cameras are useful if you have someone trained to study them and be able to pick out actions and movements that might be suspicious. Of course this isn’t efficient as people do get tired and lazy and might sometimes miss crucial moments, so...

Public Servants In Singapore Will Not Be Given Internet Access

06/08/2016, We suppose after the incident with Edward Snowden and the leaks, many governments around the world are understandably wary of similar leaks coming from their own employees, which is why despite it being a tad archaic, over in Singapore it has been decided...

Netflix Has Begun Sending Out Password Resets

06/07/2016, If you have received an email from Netflix telling you that your password has been reset and that you need to create a new one, don’t worry it isn’t spam nor is it a scam. According to a report from Krebs on Security, it seems that Netflix and other...

PC Makers Reportedly Prepping Laptops With Fingerprint Readers

06/03/2016, A report from last month revealed that Apple could be working on a new MacBook Pro refresh that would feature a built-in fingerprint sensor (another version we heard was that you could login using your iPhone’s Touch ID). Fingerprint readers on laptops...

Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Unlock It Using A Wearable

06/01/2016, According to a rumor, one of the alleged features of Apple’s OS X 10.12 is the ability to unlock your Mac computer using your iPhone’s Touch ID. It remains to be seen whether or not that feature is the real deal, but regardless of its legitimacy,...

Hacker Tries To Sell 427 Million Stolen MySpace Passwords

05/27/2016, Here’s a question for you guy: how many of you still use MySpace? The social media platform was huge back in the day but safe to say that it isn’t what it used to be, but obviously there are probably many of us who still have accounts with the...