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GunDetect Camera Alerts You When A Gun Is Brought Into Your Home

07/16/2015, Sometimes you don’t need the cold barrel of a gun poking into the small of your back to know that there is a gun in your midst. Thanks to a smart camera called GunDetect, it will be able to alert homeowners whenever the presence of a gun has been...

How To Password-Protect A USB Drive

07/15/2015, Nowadays, USB drives are capable of storing huge amount of data, even up to 1TB! With access to such capacity, we prefer to keep all our important data on USB sticks to keep it with us all the time. However, such portability of important data also raises...

Epic Games Forums Hacked, Users Advised To Change Their Passwords

07/15/2015, Now if you have played any of Epic Games’ games, like Infinity Blade, Unreal Tournament, Gears of War, and so on, and have participated in discussions on the developer’s forums, you might want to change your forum password. It seems the the forums...

Flash Temporarily Blocked On Firefox Due To Security Concerns

07/14/2015, Back in the day, Adobe Flash used to be one of the biggest things on the web. It allowed for interactive menus and videos such as YouTube, but fast forward to today, the Flash tool is now being seen as more of a security risk as opposed to a useful tool,...

Trackbuster, First User Friendly Software to Block Email Trackers

07/09/2015, Today, email is still the killer app, although no one now think about talking about it on panels as they often do for social media. With the multiplication of cyber attacks on large corporations such as Sony, LinkedIn, Dropox or more recently,  on the...

Apple Will Turn To Two-Factor Authentication Process

07/09/2015, At the moment Apple relies on a two-step verification process for certain aspects of iOS and OS X. This means that if you were to try and login into one of Apple’s services, you would enter your password and then receive a one-time code to verify that...

Android Malware Disguises Itself As A Nintendo Emulator

07/09/2015, The thing about malware that disguises itself as a fake app is that in order to get as many people to download and install it as possible, they tend to be free. After all paid apps tend to close the door on potential targets, right? However in the case of...

Potential Flash Zero-Day Vulnerability Exposed In Recent Hack

07/07/2015, Recently there have been some news about a spyware developer company called Hacking Team. The company is apparently responsible for creating spyware which is used by governments and law enforcement agencies to spy on others, although the company has since...

Plex Forums Hacked, Hacker Demanding Ransom Or Else

07/03/2015, If you use movie streaming service Plex and have posted on its forums before, or maybe you’re just really active on its forums, you might want to change your passwords. The service has recently confirmed that its forums have been hacked and it seems...

MasterCard’s Testing Facial Recognition To Authorize Payments

07/02/2015, In the recent years, companies have started to come up with new and innovative pays of protecting its users online. Some have turned to using one-time use codes that will prevent hackers from using your credit card if they were to intercept your number....

Donald Trump’s Hotels Could Be Facing Potential Credit Card Breach

07/01/2015, In the recent years there seems to have been an increase in credit card breaches. We’ve seen large restaurant chains such as Chick-Fil-A experience a breach, and it was just last year that Target themselves were found to have a breach, and now it seems...

CodePhage Patches Software Flaws, Borrows Features From Other Apps

06/30/2015, As it stands whenever a bug for a piece of software is discovered, and depending on how serious and responsive the developers are, an update could be pushed out within a day, a couple of days, weeks, or sometimes even months like we’ve seen in the past,...

How To Password Protect a Folder (in Windows)

06/28/2015, Protecting your sensitive data from prying eyes is extremely important, which is why most of the programs that collect your data come with password protection. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Windows, there is no built-in password protection...