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Steam Introduces CAPTCHA Test In Trading Process

01/11/2015, CAPTCHAs – can’t live with ’em, can’t live without ‘em. They happen to be pretty useful when it comes to figuring out whether you are a human or a bot, but then again, there are moments when it can be pretty difficult to figure out just what...

August Connect Expands Home Remote Access Options

01/07/2015, August knows that every man’s home is his castle – and hence, castles are supposed to convey a feeling of security, but somehow when you scan through the news in the morning papers, it is rather depressing to hear of people being robbed right in...

iDict Tool Relies On Commonly Used Passwords To Hack Into iCloud

01/02/2015, Despite there being multiple warnings in the past about how one shouldn’t use easy to guess passwords like “password” or “12345678” or “abc123”, there are still users out there who choose to do so, thinking that the chances of them getting...

Chick-Fil-A Looking Into Possible Credit Card Breach

01/02/2015, Back in 2014 several big name retailers were hacked, such as Target and Home Depot in which during the process, the payment details of their customers were stolen, along with their personal information such as email addresses, names, home addresses, and...

Mega’s Encrypted Video Call And Chat Service To Be Launched Soon

12/29/2014, With the recent spate of hacks and also revelations that the government has been spying on its own citizens, suddenly having extra secure chats, phones, and encrypted services has become a big thing. We’ve seen apps such as WhatsApp offer encrypted...

FBI Reportedly Foresaw Sony Pictures Hack Back In 2013

12/26/2014, We’re sure by now pretty much everyone has heard of the hack on Sony Pictures. Now the question is was Sony’s security inadequate to begin with, or were the hackers simply too good for Sony’s defenses? Well an earlier report had suggested that Sony...

Staples Confirms 1.16 Million Credit/Debit Cards Stolen In Hack

12/23/2014, Back in October, it was revealed that retailer Staples experienced a security breach that could have potentially compromised both credit and debit card information. Well exactly how many cards were affected in the hack? Well Staples has since confirmed...

BlackBerry And Boeing Team Up For Self-Destructing Phone

12/22/2014, When the name Boeing is mentioned, chances are you probably think of planes, but recently the company has decided to venture into the smartphone market with the release of the Boeing Black smartphone, a smartphone aimed at users who prioritize privacy and...

Apple Patent Hints At More Secure Touch ID Unlocking

12/22/2014, Touch ID is a feature Apple introduced in the iPhone 5s that allowed users to unlock their phone and enter their Apple ID password without having to type anything as it uses fingerprint recognition. While it does seem to be pretty secure enough, could it...

This USB Necklace Is Able To Hack Your Computer In Minutes

12/19/2014, We’re sure you’ve probably seen this in movies and TV shows where the good/bad guy attempts to hack a computer network or system just by plugging in a USB drive. Once the USB drive has been plugged in, the hack seems to run without a hitch and if...

Verizon’s Voice Cypher Encrypted Calling App Comes With A Catch

12/16/2014, With the recent spate of hacks and reports of government listening in on our calls, reading our emails, messages, and so on, we’re sure there is an increasing amount of users out there who are looking to secure their privacy as much as possible. Well...