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Your Wireless Mouse Could Be A Security Risk

03/23/2016, These days with everything being connected, the concern over security has risen as well. For example the FBI has recently warned about how connected cars becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks, but here’s something that you probably did not think...

This Notebook Can Erase Itself When You Microwave It

03/23/2016, Storing things on the computer or in physical form isn’t 100% safe, meaning that you’ve got to be careful when choosing how you want to secure things. Now when it comes to physical like documents, sure you can shred paper or burn it, but what if there...

iPhone SE Sports First-Gen Touch ID Sensor

03/22/2016, With the launch of the iPhone SE, Apple introduced the Touch ID fingerprint sensor which has become standard in Apple’s mobile products. Obviously Apple has introduced newer generations of the hardware which has become faster and more adept at reading...

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Is Broken, Fix Coming In iOS 9.3

03/21/2016, One of the reasons why many users and companies used BlackBerry devices back in the day along with services like BBM is because of its security. Back then BBM offered up encryption as a security measure to prevent messages and emails from being...

FBI Warns Of Cars Becoming Increasingly Vulnerable To Hacks

03/18/2016, Cars are basically tools of transportation meant to take us from point A to point B. Over the years, the development of cars has gotten increasingly complex with more functionality added with every model. Nowadays cars can connect to the internet and have...

Anonymous’ War On Donald Trump Has Begun

03/17/2016, Several days ago, Anonymous announced and openly-declared that they were going to wage a “total war” on Donald Trump, and if you were wondering if this was more bark than bite, think again. The hacker group has recently released what they are claiming...

Watch A Credit Card Skimmer Installed In Seconds

03/17/2016, It is pretty common to see ATMs dispense warnings (alongside cash) that customers should keep an eye out and make sure that there is no suspicious-looking gadgets or accessories attached to the machine. These are usually ATM skimmers which will then be...

LastPass Authenticator Two-Factor App Launch

03/16/2016, While passwords might have been a good day way back in the day, these days with hacking tools becoming more sophisticated, and with people still being lazy with their choice of passwords, two-factor authentication is probably one of the better ways of...

iCloud Hacker Pleads Guilty To Phishing Scheme

03/16/2016, A couple of years ago, you might recall that Apple’s iCloud was compromised and private photos belonging to many celebrities were downloaded and published online. According to a recent report from NBC News, it seems that a Pennsylvania man has since...

WSJ Report ‘Confirms’ Apple Is Beefing Up iCloud Security

03/16/2016, Right now as many of you guys have heard, Apple and the FBI and DOJ are embroiled in a debate as to whether or not Apple should comply with the court’s order to unlock the iPhone belonging to a terrorist. Apple claims that they are unable to, in which...

New Malware Attacks When You Type In The Wrong Domain

03/15/2016, How many times have you typed in the wrong domain name? Maybe you meant to type “.com” but ended up with “.co”, or maybe you typed an extra letter in the URL and have been redirected to a different website. This is also how phishing attacks work...

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Sniffs Out Two Hellfire Missiles On A Plane

03/13/2016, Smuggling drugs on a plane isn’t unheard of, but smuggling a couple of hellfire missiles on board a plane? We suppose that would have to be pretty daring and brazen of whoever is smuggling the missiles as they assume they won’t be undetected....

President Obama Speaks Up On Encryption Debate

03/11/2016, Encryption is currently a very hot topic, what with Apple trying to fend off the FBI and the courts from ordering them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a terrorist. The basic idea is that regardless of whose phone it is, unlocking the device or creating a...

Home Depot Offers $19M Settlement Over 2014 Hacks

03/09/2016, Back in 2014, Home Depot was hacked in which more than 50 million credit cards on file were compromised. So far we haven’t really heard of any reports of credit cards going on rogue spending sprees since the hack, which we guess we’re thankful for,...