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NVIDIA Preparing Spectre Vulnerability Patch For Its SHIELD Tablet

01/24/2018, The Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities has to be one of the biggest security flaws in recent times, especially given that it affects pretty much all kinds of devices such as desktops, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. We’ve seen companies...


Tinder Vulnerability Lets Strangers See Your Photos & Matches

01/23/2018, It is typically advised that if you were to hook onto a public WiFi network that you probably shouldn’t conduct sensitive business matters, such as online banking, or maybe even sharing sensitive information like prototype products, and the likes....

Blizzard’s Games Were Vulnerable To Hijacking Exploit

01/23/2018, Given that pretty much all games these days seem to require an always-on internet connection, which also means that gamers might be more susceptible to hacks. That could have been the case for gamers who enjoy Blizzard’s games because according to...

Apple Issues Meltdown Patches For Older Versions Of macOS

01/23/2018, Intel recently boasted that 90% of chips affected by the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities have patches, but of course Intel doesn’t actually issue these fixes directly to end-users which means that users have to wait for their OEMs to release the...

Intel Asking Customers To Stop Using The Original Spectre Patch

01/23/2018, Intel recently announced that they have issued patches for 90% of chips affected by the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, but in case you did not hear, the original patch for the Spectre vulnerability came with issues of its own, so much so that Intel...

Uber’s Has A Bug That Renders Two-Factor Authentication Useless

01/22/2018, While having a strong and unguessable password is one of the ways of securing your account, another way would be to take advantage of two-factor authentication (2FA) if available. For those unfamiliar, 2FA is a system that following the entering of your...

Intel Says Spectre & Meltdown Exploits Extend To Newer Chips As Well

01/18/2018, A couple of weeks ago, security exploits known as Spectre and Meltdown were revealed and it is a particularly nasty exploit. This is due to the fact that the exploits affect a variety of chips from a variety of makers, covering a bunch of devices ranging...

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T To Get Face Unlock Feature Soon

01/12/2018, Due to the sheer amount of phones that some Android OEMs put out, sometimes you can’t really blame them for choosing to focus on their new devices when it comes to updates and new features, and with that being said, you really have to commend OnePlus on...

Uber Had A Secret Program To Thwart Police Raids To Their Offices

01/11/2018, Law enforcement agencies from time to time do conduct raids on various companies, whether it be because they are suspected of tax fraud or some kind of financial crime, so the concept isn’t totally unheard of. However it seems that according to a report...