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This Pita Sandwich Could Steal Your Laptop’s Information

06/25/2015, Most of us take for granted that our information is safe and that no one really wants to hack into our computers, but perhaps that complacency that led to a lot of exploits and vulnerabilities that hackers could potentially take advantage of. Researchers...

How To Find Your WiFi Password

06/23/2015, Protecting your WiFi is extremely important, other people can use your bandwidth or even download illegal content (in some countries, you may be held responsible)! This is why, adding a strong password on your WiFi network is of utmost importance....

Flights In Poland Grounded After Alleged Hacking Scare

06/22/2015, Can planes be hacked? Well if the movies are any indication, it seems that way, although it was only recently that thanks to onboard WiFi and technological advances that it seems that hackers can actually commandeer a plane right from their seat. That...

The Most Common Internet Dangers

06/18/2015, With billions of web users, and more coming online every day, cyber-crime has been skyrocketing. You have heard of high-profile hacks and stolen data on a regular basis, and the frequency of attacks is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. Hackers are now...

Reddit To Start Fully Encrypting Traffic By Next Month

06/17/2015, Should all websites employ HTTPS browsing which helps make surfing the web more secure, at least as far as your privacy is concerned? Well some digital rights advocates are claiming that should be the way moving forward and while there are plenty of...

Samsung’s Keyboard Vulnerability Does Not Affect SwiftKey Users

06/17/2015, As you might have heard, a report from yesterday revealed that there was a vulnerability in Samsung’s Swift keyboard that hackers could potentially exploit, thus allowing them to eavesdrop on your calls, messages, make changes to the way your app runs,...

Samsung Using KNOX To Rollout Keyboard Vulnerability Patch

06/17/2015, Yesterday we reported that there was a security flaw in Samsung’s default keyboard which potentially leaves over 600 million Samsung phones open to an attack. Now oddly enough the folks at NowSecure claim that Samsung was notified back in December 2014...

Samsung Keyboard Flaw Leaves Over 600m Devices Open To Attack

06/16/2015, There is the popular saying that you are only as strong as your weakest link. While Samsung might have beefed up phone security with fingerprint sensors and software, it seems that not all their bases have been covered. According to NowSecure mobile...

Amazon Wants To Unlock Your Phone Based On The Shape Of Your Ear

06/15/2015, There are many different ways that one could unlock their phone. You could unlock it using a passcode, fingerprint scanning, iris scanning, pattern unlock, facial scanning, or you could opt for no password at all. However Amazon could be thinking of a new...

Bing To Start Encrypting Search Traffic By Default

06/15/2015, While most of the time our searches tend to be rather innocuous in nature, sometimes you just don’t want people to know what you’re searching for, and if features like incognito mode weren’t enough, Microsoft might have the solution for you. The...

LastPass Suffers Security Breach, Issues Warning To Users

06/15/2015, Many of us use LastPass for an easy way out to avoid the pain of filling our passwords all the time, however, with this news you might want to change your passwords again. The company’s latest blog post spills that there had been some suspicious...

US Navy Wants To Buy Your Software’s Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

06/14/2015, There are plenty of software engineers and hackers out there whose job is to search for a software’s security loopholes, flaws, and zero-day vulnerabilities to patch them before they are discovered and exploited by hackers. Google themselves have such...

FCC Urges Smartphone OEMs To Adopt Anti-Theft Technologies

06/12/2015, Over the years we have seen an improvement in mobile security especially when it comes to smartphone theft. Companies like Apple and Google have made it so that it is harder for thieves to access your data which in turn will deter them. They have also...

iOS Mail Bug Allows Hackers To Launch Phishing Attacks

06/10/2015, If you’re an iOS user who relies on the default Mail app to check your mail, you might want to take extra precaution. It has recently been discovered by security research Jan Soucek (via 9to5Mac) that there exists a bug in the app that could allow a...