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Zomato Hack Sees 17 Million User Data Records Stolen

05/18/2017, You would think that with more modern technology and security protocols that hacking in this day and age would be harder than it was back in the day. Unfortunately if the spate of hacks we’ve been hearing about over the past few years is any indication,...

Google Play Protect Will Help Make Android Devices More Secure

05/17/2017, We know that as it stands, Google has in place several security measures and checks for its Google Play Store to help prevent malicious apps from being uploaded. It’s not a perfect system as from time to time, some malicious apps do slip through, but...

Laptop Ban On Flights To US Could Expand To Europe

05/17/2017, As you might have heard, the US government has announced that they will be banning laptops from being brought on board flights entering the US from select Middle Eastern countries. Recently it was also announced that it could be applied to flights coming...

Massive Ransomware Attack Is Making Its Way Around The World

05/12/2017, It is often advised to not click links and to download attachments and files that come from sources you do not know. This is because sometimes these links or downloads can lead to the installation of malware that can either open up a backdoor to your...

Lighthouse Is An AI-Powered Home Security Camera

05/12/2017, When it comes to security cameras for the home, there are quite a few that are available in the market today. For the most part they all pretty much do the same thing, which is provide a video feed to see who’s in your house, who’s at the door, and in...

The Laptop Ban On Flights Explained

05/11/2017, With a ban on laptops in US-bound airplanes (read our coverage) cabins possibly expanding to Europe, there is a lot of traveler anxiety because putting laptops in checked-in luggage will probably lead to a tsunami of thefts and damages for one of the...

Android Flaw Discovered, Won’t Be Fixed Until Android O

05/10/2017, As we have said in the past, there is no such thing as flawless software as there are bound to be ways in which hackers can find their way in, whether it be a bug, an exploit, or a security hole that was not closed. Despite Android being so many years...

McAfee To Come Preinstalled On Samsung Devices

05/10/2017, While malware has always been around, these days companies are doing more on their end to prevent their devices from getting infected, such as implementing their own security checks and so on. However sometimes malware can slip past, especially for those...

WhatsApp Is Now Encrypting iPhone Chat Backups

05/10/2017, End-to-end encryption isn’t a new feature to WhatsApp as the feature was enabled back in 2016. However according to recent reports, WhatsApp has quietly introduced encryption to its iPhone chat backups whenever they are uploaded to iCloud, making it...

HandBrake For Mac Could Be Hiding A Trojan After Server Breach

05/09/2017, One of the reasons why users are encouraged to download apps from official app stores or from the official developer’s website is because they’re safer. This isn’t to say that third-party download sites are bad, but sometimes there are some who...

Convincing Google Docs Phishing Scam Is Making Its Rounds

05/03/2017, If you’ve recently received a Google Docs email from a contact that you know, you might want to clarify with them if they really sent it to you. This is because according to reports, a number of users have been receiving such emails but in reality,...

The Friday Lock Is A Smart Lock With HomeKit Support

05/02/2017, Getting more “smart” components into homes these days is pretty common, and one of the more obvious changes we’ve seen people make to their homes comes in the form of smart locks. Basically these are locks that allow users to unlock their doors...

NSA Halts The Collection Of The Emails Of Americans

04/29/2017, It doesn’t matter if the emails you send are banal or innocent in nature, the fact that the NSA can collect your emails and read them without the need for a warrant has rubbed many people the wrong way, especially American citizens who basically felt...