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Researchers Discover Method To Hack The MacBook’s iSight Camera

12/18/2013, One of the ways we would be able to tell that our webcams are active, regardless whether used as a microphone or as a webcam, would be a light on the device that basically lets us know that it is on. Unfortunately it would seem as though there are ways to...

Major Tech Companies Call For NSA Reforms

12/09/2013, There has been a lot of concern lately over our government spying on us and considering the amount of technology that we own these days, not to mention how much of it is online, it would also seem like this would be too easy for anyone to listen if they...

2 Million Passwords Compromised After Botnet Infection Spree

12/04/2013, Just how good is the security of your computer? Do you have really, really strong passwords, so much so that it is virtually impossible to crack them even with brute force computing? Well, you know what they say about security – a chain is only as...

Nokia Looking To Bring Quantum Cryptography To Smartphones

09/05/2013, As it stands the security on our mobile phones isn’t as tight as it should be. There are ways for hackers to bypass the lock screen, and for those who don’t bother with a passcode, well, your information is pretty much open to anyone who gains...

Nymi Bracelet Measures Your Heart To Authenticate You With Devices

09/03/2013, A few months ago, we published a story where Motorola was considering using tattoos or pills to be used in order to allow a person to become a walking password of sorts. The tattoo or pill would allow the person to authenticate themselves with their...

Microsoft Details How They Guard Against Malware On Windows Phone

08/29/2013, According to our earlier report, the US government has found in a study of their own that about 80% of malware targets the Android operating system, about 0.7% for iOS, and 0.3% for Windows Mobile. Given that the Windows Phone operating system is not as...

Linda The Security Robot

08/26/2013, Right now, you can say that 100% of the bodyguards that heads of state as well as celebrities and anyone who deem themselves to be important enough to be protected, tend to be human, as I have yet to see an alien lifeform play the role of a bodyguard. The...

Mechanic Stole $210,000 From Rigged Parking Meters

08/20/2013, There is an old Malay proverb that goes something like this after translation – no matter how high up a squirrel scurries, it will still fall down to the earth eventually. I guess that would be the most apt way of describing parking meter mechanic...

Google Chrome Carries Danger Of Exposing User Passwords

08/07/2013, Your personal information is definitely very precious to you, which is why you should take all the possible and necessary steps to prevent any kind of personal information from getting stolen or abused. Passwords are one sensitive area which we have had...