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Mechanic Stole $210,000 From Rigged Parking Meters

08/20/2013, There is an old Malay proverb that goes something like this after translation – no matter how high up a squirrel scurries, it will still fall down to the earth eventually. I guess that would be the most apt way of describing parking meter mechanic...

Google Chrome Carries Danger Of Exposing User Passwords

08/07/2013, Your personal information is definitely very precious to you, which is why you should take all the possible and necessary steps to prevent any kind of personal information from getting stolen or abused. Passwords are one sensitive area which we have had...

Robot Cracks Phone Security Code With Brute Force PIN Input

07/22/2013, Now here is a robot that snooping boyfriends or curious ex-wives would like to have – on that can crack a smartphone’s security code in under 24 hours. Of course, when you look at it on the surface, this is no great achievement, cracking a...

Google Releases Patch To Fix Android Vulnerability

07/09/2013, Remember the other day we reported that a security firm had discovered a four year old vulnerability in Android that could potentially affect up to 99% of Android devices out there? Well the good news is that Google wasted no time in fixing it and...

Mother’s Day Email Scams: 5 Ways to Prevent Them

05/10/2013, If you haven’t figured out how you’re going to show mom how much you care, it’s not too late. Emails from brands you trust and the Web can help you shop, ship and rest easy knowing that your gift will arrive on time – all without having to leave...

Anonymous Threatens To Wipe U.S “Off The Cybermap”

05/07/2013, The hacking collective Anonymous was in the news last month for “Operation Free Korea,” in which it hacked North Korea’s Flicker and Twitter account as well as launched an attack on a number of North Korean websites. Their next target...