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Google Cut Android Malware Installs By 50% In 2014

04/02/2015, Due to the relative ease of uploading apps onto the Google Play Store, not to mention the myriad of third-party app stores, it is easy for hackers and malicious developers to create harmful apps that might spy, steal information, or wreak havoc on the...

Metropolitan Police Allowed SSL Cert To Expire In Digital Blunder

04/02/2015, While we do know that everyone – individuals or corporations alike, will make mistakes since no one is perfect, some mistakes are a whole lot more embarrassing than the rest. The Metropolitan Police, for instance, has allowed its SSL certificate to...

Coding Website GitHub Hit With DDoS Attack, China Suspected

03/29/2015, Over in China censorship of certain content online and speaking out against the government are activities that the authorities over there don’t look upon favorably, which is why it isn’t surprising to find popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter,...

Cisco Shipping Products To Alternate Addresses To Avoid The NSA

03/23/2015, When the Snowden reports surfaced, one of the revelations was how the NSA had reportedly intercepted security equipment on the way to companies, installed backdoors in them, before sending them on their way. This allowed the NSA to hack and monitor...

How To Protect PDF Files (With Passwords, Free & Paid Methods)

03/22/2015, PDF files are quite common these days, being used for both business and personal use. It comes with different features and functions, including Graphics, page order, Carpool working, etc. which are quite handy in many fields. This is the reason why it is...

Yahoo Wants To Do Away With Traditional Passwords

03/16/2015, Passwords can be guessed and they can be hacked, which is why more companies are turning to two-factor authentication as a means to increase security to websites and services. However despite two-factor authentication being one of the ways of remaining...

The CIA Has Reportedly Been Trying To Break Apple’s Encryption

03/10/2015, It is no secret that tech companies such as Apple and Google don’t get along with law enforcement officials. This is because the tech companies are trying to protect the privacy of their customers by introducing new types of encryption which law...

10-Year Old ‘FREAK’ Security Flaw Discovered

03/04/2015, In this day and age, security in the digital realm is of utmost importance, especially when you take into consideration the number of hacking incidents that have happened in the past. Whatever security holes discovered ought to be patched up as soon as...

Google Extends Project Zero’s Grace Period By 14-Days

02/16/2015, Back in 2014, Google announced Project Zero which is basically an initiative taken on by Google themselves to help spot bugs, vulnerabilities, exploits, in hopes that they will be able to prevent any security disasters on phones, computers, and etc. It is...

Visa Announces New Protection Measures For Overseas Credit Card Use

02/13/2015, We’re sure many of you guys have been overseas and have tried to use your credit cards. In some instances, your card works just fine and goes through, but in some instances the card gets declined even though there are no outstanding payments. This is...

Apple Brings Two-Factor Authentication To iMessage And FaceTime

02/12/2015, Remember last year when celebrity photos from iCloud were leaked online? Many blamed iCloud’s poor security which is something Apple quickly addressed why introducing two-factor authentication to the service which was basically an added layer of...