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Zwipe MasterCard Will Come With A Built-In Fingerprint Scanner

10/20/2014, Biometric security is a good way to make sure that you, and only you, can authorize a payment, authenticate a login, and so on. This is compared to PIN codes or passwords which can always be guessed, especially if it is someone close to you. Now for the...

Over 7 Million Dropbox Username/Passwords Have Been Leaked

10/14/2014, Dropbox is one of the more popular cloud storage services out there in the market today, but it looks like the company just can’t seem to catch a break these days. According to reports, it seems that hackers have somehow managed to get their hands on 7...

Visa Reassures Users Of Apple Pay’s Security

10/12/2014, If the rumors are to be believed, Apple will be launching Apple Pay on the 18th of October. Given that Apple did mention that the service will be going live in about a month’s time, we guess this isn’t really a stretch of the imagination and could...

Kmart And Dairy Queen’s Systems Hacked

10/12/2014, If you have visited Kmart or Dairy Queen recently and paid using your credit or debit card, you might want to keep an eye out on your statements for any potential fraudulent activity. This is because according to reports, Kmart and Dairy Queen has...

Underwater Robot Created For Port Security

09/28/2014, Where there is a will, there is a way. Since time immemorial, there has always been pirates as humans traversed the seven seas, not to mention smugglers who try to bring contraband material from one part of the world to another, and this game of cat and...

Apple: Majority Of OS X Users Safe From Bash Bug, Update Coming

09/26/2014, According to a recent report, a new bug has been discovered which has since been referred to as the Bash bug. Some believe that it could be just as, if not more disastrous than the Heartbleed bug that made the headlines earlier this year. The Bash bug not...

FBI Not Happy About Apple & Google’s New Encryption Policy

09/25/2014, As you might have heard, both Apple and Google have revealed that they will enable encryption by default on your mobile devices. What this means is that neither company will know your phone’s passcode which also means that if the feds come knocking on...

Apple Reportedly Knew Of iCloud Flaw Months Ahead Of Hack

09/25/2014, Earlier this month, hackers had managed to hack into the iCloud accounts of celebrities where they managed to get their hands on compromising photos which then they promptly released to the public. According to Apple after their investigations, they...

Newly Discovered Bash Bug Could Be More Dangerous Than Heartbleed

09/25/2014, Earlier this year, a security vulnerability called Heartbleed made the headlines. According to the reports at that time, the vulnerability was so bad that security researchers believed that it could have affected as many as two thirds of the internet....

SALT Card Offers A New Way Of Securing Your Smartphone

09/22/2014, When you want to prevent unauthorized access to your phone, all you’d have to do is setup a passcode, or in some cases and with some phones, you can use fingerprint scanning as well. However a new Kickstarter project for a device called SALT is hoping...

Android L Will Come With Encryption Enabled By Default

09/19/2014, At the moment it is still unclear as to when Google’s Android L will be released to the masses. It has been speculated that maybe a release in October could be in the cards, but either way we guess we’ll just have to wait and see. That being said, if...