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Google Introducing New Security Warnings In Gmail

08/11/2016, Phishing is one of the more common ways of attack that hackers choose to do via email. This is why it is important to check who the sender of the email is, and if you don’t know who they are, it’s probably a bad idea to download any of its...

Sony Promises Fix For Quadrooter Vulnerability

08/11/2016, A few days ago, it was reported that a new Android vulnerability was discovered called Quadrooter. This is a pretty bad vulnerability because it basically affects devices with Qualcomm chipsets, and with Qualcomm being the leading chipset supplier to the...

Kaspersky Launches Free Anti-Ransomware Tool For Windows

08/11/2016, When it comes to malware on your computer, ransomware is probably one of the meanest around. For those unfamiliar with it, basically ransomware locks your hard drive or your entire computer up. It is encrypted with a key that only the hacker knows, and to...

eBay App For iOS Updated With Touch ID Support

08/08/2016, Sometimes entering your password on your phone can be a bit tricky, especially if your password uses a lot of numbers and upper and lowercases. This is where fingerprint scanning technology comes into handy, like when making purchases online, or when...

Security Flaw Discovered In Samsung Pay [Update]

08/07/2016, Update – A Samsung representative has since reached out to use witha statement about the report which you can read below. While mobile payment solutions are highly convenient, and in some ways more efficient, there are still many who are a bit...

Researchers Have Found A Way To Hack Monitors To Spy On You

08/07/2016, The other day we reported that researchers had found that certain brands of wireless keyboards were vulnerable to hacking, which meant that a hacker could effectively hack the keyboard and spy on you in terms of what you’re typing and sending. Turns out...

Apple Launches A Bug Bounty Program, Offers Up To $200,000

08/05/2016, No software is completely invulnerable to security flaws, and this is why there are companies who offers up bounty programs to developers/hackers who can identify these flaws on their behalf, and in exchange, they get paid a fee for doing so. Apple...

iOS 9.3.4 Released With ‘Important Security Update’

08/04/2016, It was just recently that the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak was released, but it seems that Apple has since managed to patch it in their latest iOS update, iOS 9.3.4. The company has made the update available to iOS users and we reckon it might be worth updating to...

Iris Scanning Will Comes To Samsung’s Mid-Range Phones

08/04/2016, The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was recently launched and one of the handset’s features is its iris scanner. So far fingerprint scanning has been the standard for the past few years, but it looks like Samsung has plans to introduce alternative methods and the...

Your Battery Status Could Be Used To Track You Online

08/03/2016, There are many different ways that can be used to track someone online, but have you ever considered battery status as a way to track someone online? If you haven’t, don’t worry as you’re not alone as we’re sure that many have probably not even...

SwiftKey Bug Accidentally Leaks Its Users’ Personal Information

07/29/2016, One of the key features that SwiftKey has going for it would be its text prediction, which for the most part does a pretty decent job. However it seems that recently some users have discovered that SwiftKey has been offering text predictions that are...