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Amy Schumer Is The Most Dangerous Celebrity To Search For

09/28/2016, Have you ever tried searching for something on Google, only to have the search results return some pretty shady-sounding links? Yup, we’ve all been there, and now it seems that during the 10th annual McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities study, Intel...

Apple Logs Who You Chat With On iMessage

09/28/2016, Some of you guys might remember the fuss that Apple kicked up when the authorities asked them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a suspect in a bombing case, claiming that by doing so, they would be setting a precedent that should not be set. Basically...

Apple Acknowledges iOS 10 Backup Flaw, Will Issue Fix Soon

09/26/2016, According to a recent report, it was revealed that iOS 10’s backups were somehow less secure than that of iOS 9. Apparently Apple had omitted certain features in iOS 10’s backup that they included in iOS 9 that made it less susceptible to brute force...

Xiaomi Teases Ultrasonic Fingerprint Sensor For The Mi 5s

09/25/2016, Fingerprint scanners on smartphones at the moment largely exist as buttons, meaning that there needs to be a special cutout for the sensors to be placed in order for them to work. For smartphones from Samsung or Apple, this isn’t an issue as the...

iOS 10 iTunes Backup Found To Be Less Secure Than iOS 9

09/25/2016, Some people might think of backups as a necessity where in the event something goes wrong, you can restore your files. However the thing is, unless your backup is secure, hackers or thieves could try and access your backup files to steal sensitive...

Yahoo Mail For Android Adds Fingerprint Support

09/25/2016, As you might have heard, Yahoo has been hit with a massive data breach that supposedly compromised about 200 million user accounts. Now if you were quick enough to change the password to your Yahoo account, you might be pleased to learn that there are...

The Huawei Mate 9 Could Come With An Iris Scanner

09/22/2016, Fingerprint sensors on smartphones aren’t new, and as many have pointed out, Motorola was one of the first to bring the technology to mobile devices, although safe to say that it never quite took. Only when Apple introduced it in the iPhone 5s that the...

Samsung Pay Updated With Iris Scanner Support

09/20/2016, For the past few years, mobile payment solutions have relied on fingerprint scanning as a security measure and also to authenticate that the person using the phone is who they say they are. However Samsung will be giving Samsung Pay users a new option,...

Hackers Demonstrate Wireless Attack On The Tesla Model S

09/20/2016, Smart cars have so many advantages to them, but they also have their flaws, and one of those flaws is that they are considered to be more hackable than say a regular car. It is a rather scary scenario to imagine that you’re driving your car and minding...

FBI Director Wants You To Cover Up Your Webcam

09/15/2016, Would it be ironic that the man who lambasted Apple and Google’s encryption efforts and for trying to set a precedent by asking Apple to unlock an iPhone, is giving the public advice on how to protect their privacy? That’s pretty much what FBI...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Could Feature Qualcomm’s Sense ID Technology

09/14/2016, Right now fingerprint security is still one of the more favored forms of biometric security. Samsung looks like they might be interested in shifting the discussion to iris scanning, but for now it’s safe to say that fingerprint scanning is still more...

Security Researcher Tracks Down Scammer And Messaged His Mom

09/13/2016, Scammers usually get away with what they do because their victims don’t know what to do, and to be honest, the police usually have bigger fish to fry than to track down the guy who scammed you out of $10 on eBay. However in the past, we have seen how...