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New Phishing Scam Tries To Steal Apple IDs And Passwords

04/21/2016, There have been many phishing scams launched in the past where hackers have tried to steal account information for banks, online websites, services, and etc. That being said there seems to  be a new phishing scam that has been making its rounds, and this...

The FBI Spent $1.3 Million To Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone

04/21/2016, As you might have heard, Apple had refused to oblige the FBI in trying to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI eventually found a way around this by seeking outside help, although unfortunately it...

Police Want Google And Apple To Block Encryption Apps

04/21/2016, Apps with encryption isn’t so much about trying to skirt around the government’s prying eyes, but it’s more about security and privacy in general. Sometimes we might send sensitive information like credit card information or company secrets that...

Opera Browser Now Comes With Built-In VPN

04/21/2016, There are many reasons to use a VPN. Maybe you just enjoy your privacy, or maybe you’re trying to access video streams from service providers that aren’t available in your region yet, or maybe you’re just trying to get better ping for your gaming...

Sony PlayStation Network To Get Two-Factor Authentication

04/20/2016, After various hacking attempts (some successful) on Sony’s PlayStation Network, you would think that the company would be rushing to step up security and offer all kinds of security and protective features for its users, but for some reason despite...

Viber Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption

04/19/2016, A couple of weeks ago, WhatsApp enabled end-to-end encryption for its users. Now while Viber has enabled encryption for its app before, it isn’t exactly the same, or at least until now where the most recent update to the app has basically brought about...

Apple Confirms Support For QuickTime For Windows Has Ended

04/19/2016, Last week it was reported that security researchers discovered some security flaws in QuickTime for Windows. Apparently these flaws were serious enough for the US government to actually recommend Windows users to uninstall the app if they wish to keep...

US Government Recommends Users Uninstall QuickTime For Windows

04/15/2016, QuickTime is a media player by Apple and is used by the company to playback videos amongst other things. However it seems that a recent report from Trend Micro (via Windows Central) has discovered that there are a couple of critical security flaws with...

New ‘Evil’ WiFi Could Result In Bricked iPhones/iPads

04/13/2016, You know how when you connect to a WiFi network once, you won’t need to keep entering the password again the next time? This is why when you come home from work, you are usually hooked onto your home’s WiFi instead of being on cellular. However...

Security Experts Manage To Crack PC Lockup Ransomware

04/12/2016, For those who have not heard the term ransomware, this is a form of malware that will encrypt your data and not in a good way. Basically it encrypts your data without your knowledge/permission, with the hacker holding the keys to your information. You...

Cellebrite Reportedly Close To Hacking The iPhone 6

04/11/2016, For those unfamiliar in the Apple vs FBI case, it seems that the law enforcement agency has managed to get outside help from the likes of Israeli tech firm Cellebrite, who has reportedly managed to successfully hack the iPhone 5c. However this hardly...

Apple Patches OS X Bug That Can Leak Your iMessages

04/11/2016, From time to time you might receive notifications about an update for your operating system. Unless it’s a very obvious bug that impacts the performance of your computer, some of you guys might choose to ignore the update until a later date. Now if you...

Japan To Allow Tourists To Make ‘Payments’ Using Fingerprints

04/10/2016, Usually cash is a good idea when traveling overseas, especially if you’re not a fan of being charged for service fees and getting horrible exchange rates when withdrawing from a foreign ATM or using your credit card. However traveling with cash can be...

Microsoft Edge To Start Pausing Less Important Flash Content

04/08/2016, While Flash might have been an instrumental tool in web development back in the day, these days the feature seems to provide a fair amount of security headaches for web developers. In fact last year, Google announced that they would begin to pause Flash...