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Google Reassures CIA Android Exploits Have Already Been Fixed

03/09/2017, Thanks to a recent posting by Wikileaks, it has been discovered that the CIA apparently keeps a list of exploits for a variety of software and hardware that they could potentially take advantage of to break into them should the need arise. Now Apple has...

Apple Engineers Reportedly Working On Remaining CIA Exploits

03/09/2017, Wikileaks recently posted a bunch of exploits that were kept and reportedly used by the CIA to break into devices and software that was supposed to be secure. Apple had already claimed to have already patched most of the exploits, and a recent report from...

Galaxy S8 Rumored To Feature Facial Recognition System

03/09/2017, With the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung introduced an iris scanner to the phone. With most phones sporting fingerprint sensors, it was an interesting move. However according to a report from The Investor in Korea (via SamMobile), it seems that Samsung...

Apple Claims Vulnerabilities In ‘Vault 7’ Have Been Patched

03/08/2017, Recently Wikileaks posted classified documents in which one of the reports indicated that the CIA had maintained a list of exploits that they could use to hack Apple’s iOS devices, namely the iPhone, called “Vault 7”. Now if you’re wondering if it...

Report Claims Touch ID Won’t Be Going Away Anytime Soon

03/05/2017, So there have been some rumors that Apple will be introducing a new biometric security feature with this year’s iPhone, possibly in the form of a facial scanner. However the reports are also claiming that Apple might get of Touch ID, which is...

Apple Patents iPhone Whose Display Acts As A Fingerprint Sensor

02/28/2017, One of the rumors is saying that Apple could be ditching the home button with 2017’s iPhone. Instead in terms of security, Apple could be relying on a front-facing 3D laser scanner to scan the user’s face for a facial recognition system. This would be...

Sony Explains Why Their US Phones Have No Fingerprint Sensors

02/27/2017, [MWC 2017] At MWC 2017, Sony took the wraps off several pretty stunning devices, but in our reviews of phones like the Sony Xperia XZ Premium, one of the cons we mentioned was that there would be no fingerprint sensor for the US market. This means that...

Apple Prompting iOS 10.3 Users To Enable Two-Factor Authentication

02/27/2017, Ever since the iCloud hack/leak from a few years ago, Apple has been pushing for users to use two-factor authentication. So much so that it has been noticed that if you’re running iOS 10.3 beta and you don’t have two-factor enabled, Apple has been...

Cloudflare Warns That Bug Might Have Exposed Private Data

02/24/2017, For those unfamiliar with Cloudflare, they are a website that helps to optimize security and performance of millions of websites. Unfortunately it seems that no thanks to a software bug, the service might have accidentally opened themselves up to a data...

Samsung Launches Secure Folder App For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

02/24/2017, Back in 2016, a new app/feature of the Galaxy Note 7 was an app called Secure Folder. The idea behind the app is that users could put things inside of this folder and it will be protected from prying eyes and would only be accessible if the user were to...

Yahoo Warning Some Users About Possible Malicious Activity

02/16/2017, As you might have, Yahoo has experienced a spate of hacks in the past year or so which unfortunately left many accounts compromised. However it seems that even if you were lucky enough to not have been compromised in those particular attacks, Yahoo has...

iPhone 8 To Replace Touch ID With ‘Function Area’

02/15/2017, The introduction of Touch ID to the iPhone was probably one of the better ideas that Apple has had in recent years. It also kicked off a trend which saw many OEMs start to introduce similar security features as well. However it seems that Touch ID could...

D-Link’s HomeKit-Enabled Omna Camera Now Available For Purchase

02/15/2017, If you’re looking for a HomeKit-enabled security camera for your home, you’ll be pleased to learn that D-Link’s Omna camera is now available for purchase. The camera was officially announced at CES 2017 earlier in January and is apparently the first...