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1Password Supports The New MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar & Touch ID

11/11/2016, Some of the new features of Apple’s 2016 MacBook Pros is the Touch Bar and Touch ID. Now for those who rely on password managers, you’ll be pleased to learn that 1Password has been recently updated with support for both Touch Bar and Touch ID, so if...

Samsung Could Start Developing Its Own Fingerprint Sensors

11/10/2016, Right now Samsung and other Android OEMs source their fingerprint sensors from other companies. However for Samsung it is possible that in the future, the company could be interested in developing its own fingerprint sensors, although whether or not...

Microsoft Patches Windows 10 Flaw That Google Revealed Last Week

11/09/2016, About a week ago, Google publicly revealed that there was a security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system. Flaws do pop up every now and then as hackers can get pretty creative with how they go about their hacks, but what Microsoft did not...

Google To Label Some Unsafe Website As ‘Repeat Offender’

11/09/2016, Due to the fact that a lot of things these day are automated, in some cases it is easy to game the system. For example some pieces of software are trial-based, so what some users do is towards the end of the trial, they’ll uninstall it and reinstall it...

Deutsche Telekom Wants To Launch An Anti-Drone System

11/07/2016, As fun as drones are, they can also be used for illegal purposes, such as making drops in prison for drugs, cash, and weapons. Or they can also be used for illegal surveillance where they can spy on others. They can also be a nuisance where people trying...

India To Buy Cellebrite’s iPhone Hacking Technology

11/04/2016, You might recall that earlier this year after a bit of back and forth between Apple and the US government, another company had to be brought into unlock the iPhone that Apple had refused to. The company in question is Israel-based company Cellebrite who...

Researchers Use Drones To Hijack Smart Light Bulbs

11/03/2016, Smart light bulbs like those of the Philips Hue are pretty cool, right? They can change to different shades of colors at the touch of a button, turn on and off at different times of the day, or can be programmed to turn on or off when someone...

August Smart Lock Now Works With Apple’s ‘Home’ App

11/03/2016, There are a variety of smart locks available in the market today, but if there was one lock that was unique was the August Smart Lock (which we reviewed back in 2014). It is unique in the sense that installing it is a relatively painless experience...

Microsoft To Patch Google’s Disclosed Windows Exploit Next Week

11/01/2016, Earlier today we reported that Google had publicly disclosed a vulnerability in Windows that Microsoft wasn’t too thrilled about. This is because the disclosure was made in 10 days since Google informed Microsoft about it, and usually the accepted...

Google Discloses Windows Vulnerability, Microsoft Is Not Happy

11/01/2016, You might have heard that over at Google, the company has an ongoing effort called Project Zero in which a team of Googlers basically scours the web and software for all kinds of security vulnerabilities. The issues are then reported to the developers...

LG G6 Rumored To Feature Iris Scanning Technology

10/31/2016, LG and Samsung are very close rivals so sometimes it’s not surprising to see both companies launch similar-ish products. With the LG G6, it seems that the company could be taking cues from Samsung because according to the latest rumors, the handset is...

Tiny Device Lets Hackers Hijack Drones And Send Them Crashing

10/28/2016, The idea behind drone registration is to add a level of responsibility and accountability to drone users. Basically if you screw up, it can be traced back to you. However it seems that it is possible that those looking to do bad things could hijack the...

macOS Sierra Assets Confirm Touch ID Unlocking For The MacBook Pro

10/26/2016, One of the persistent rumors of the 2016 MacBook Pro would be its OLED touchpanel strip and support for Touch ID. Yesterday thanks to assets discovered in macOS Sierra, images of the laptop were revealed and showed Touch ID was indeed a feature, but it...