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Instagram API Bug Allowed Hackers Access To Personal Information

08/31/2017, If you have been following celebrity news, you might have heard that singer Selena Gomez’s Instagram was hacked and where nude photos of her ex Justin Bieber were posted online. Instagram has since confirmed the hack and has also acknowledged that it...

Andy Rubin Apologizes For Essential Email Snafu

08/31/2017, Recently you might have heard how Essential customers might be facing a phishing attack after there were reports that a few customers were receiving emails from the company asking them for additional verifying information about their orders. Given that...

FBI Reportedly Advising Companies To Ditch Kaspersky Apps

08/21/2017, When it comes to security apps for the computer, there are various software suites out there that you can use, and Kaspersky is one of them. However in a report from CyberScoop, it seems that the FBI is advising companies in the private sector to ditch...

Smartphone Replacement Displays Could Let Hackers Into Your Phone

08/21/2017, There are various reasons why it’s a good idea to go for official repairs. For example official repairs tend to use official parts, meaning that they’re more or less guaranteed to work. They also come with official warranty so in the event that...

Gmail For iOS Will Warn You About Phishing Links

08/11/2017, If you’ve been using the internet long enough, there’s a good chance that you are probably well-versed in the more common scams that are finding their way online, such as spam emails with phishing links. However sometimes these emails and links can be...

iPhone 8’s Facial Recognition Could Be Used By Third-Party Apps

08/09/2017, When Apple first launched Touch ID, it was pretty much limited in terms of its usage, where it could only be used to unlock the iPhone and facilitate purchases via iTunes or Apple Pay. However Apple eventually opened it up to third-party apps who want a...

HBO Hackers Are Demanding Millions In Bitcoin

08/08/2017, As you might have heard, HBO was recently hacked and with the hack, quite a ton of data was stolen in the process. To prove that the hack was successful, the hackers then released quite a bit of material, one of which was a Game of Thrones script. However...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Could Have Embedded Fingerprint Scanner

08/06/2017, There have been rumors that smartphone makers are trying to transition into creating phones where fingerprint scanners are built into the display of the phone itself, as opposed to existing outside of the phone, and that is apparently a feature that will...

US Army To Cease The Use Of DJI Drones

08/06/2017, When you think of drones, there’s a good chance that you might think of DJI, and rightfully so considering that the company does make a good many drones for both consumer and commercial purposes. It has also even been used by the US Army, or at least it...

Amazon Relists BLU Smartphones After ‘False Alarm’

08/06/2017, The other day it was reported that BLU had their smartphones delisted from Amazon due to “security concerns”, but it seems that these issues have since been resolved because in a tweet by the company and a confirmation by Amazon to Tom’s Guide, it...

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

08/06/2017, Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a...

iPhone 8’s Face ID Could Work While Laying On A Table

08/06/2017, While fingerprint security is a pretty common security feature we’re seeing in phones these days, smartphone makers are always trying to come up with the next best thing, and for Apple it seems that maybe they think facial recognition could be next, so...