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Privacy-Focused Blackphone Isn’t Doing As Well As Expected

07/07/2016, Privacy these days are a huge deal and as we have seen in the past, changes companies make to privacy policies, even the slightest rewording, can cause a huge uproar. This has since led to companies like Silent Circle who have created handsets like the...

US Government Developing Bomb Detecting Cyber Locusts

07/07/2016, When it comes to detecting explosives, we already have dogs that are trained to sniff them out. However it seems that the US government is hoping to create something else that is more efficient, which is why a team of engineers from the Washington...

American Airlines To Help Speed Up Airport Security Screening

07/06/2016, It is no secret that the security lines at airports are getting longer, meaning that passengers will need to get to the airport way ahead of time if they hope to catch their flight. This is largely due to the fact that humans are still being used to...

Researcher Discovers Security Flaw In Lenovo Computers

07/05/2016, As much as we’d all love our computing products to be 100% secure, the sad fact is that this isn’t always the case. In fact just recently, security researcher Dymtro “Cr4sh” Oleksiuk has revealed that Lenovo’s computers have a pretty critical...

Mozilla Creates A Game To Teach Users About Encryption

06/29/2016, Nowadays we are hearing the term “encryption” being tossed around a lot. For example recently it was discovered that Apple had shipped the latest beta of iOS 10 with an unencrypted kernel, and we’re sure some of you guys are wondering what the big...

Samsung Patent Hints At Repositioned Fingerprint Sensors

06/26/2016, For now the majority of smartphone designs we’ve seen have placed the phone’s fingerprint sensor on the front where the home button is, or on the middle towards the upper middle portion of the handset. However it seems that Samsung could be exploring...

Security Researchers Discover New ‘Godless’ Malware For Android

06/23/2016, Google has been making a lot of effort in trying to patch Android every month with monthly security patches. This ensures that your Android phone stays on top of things. However it seems that despite their best efforts, sometimes there are some things...

Apple Confirms They Left iOS 10’s Kernel Unencrypted On Purpose

06/23/2016, A couple of days ago, it was discovered by security researchers that the kernel on iOS 10 was unencrypted. Given that Apple has always encrypted the kernel even in iOS betas, there were two explanations for this: Apple either did it on purpose, or they...

iOS 10 Beta Has An Unencrypted Kernel

06/21/2016, By now everyone pretty much knows how closed Apple can be, although admittedly over the years they have started to open themselves up a bit more. However recently it was discovered in the current iOS 10 beta that Apple had not encrypted the kernel for its...

Google’s Two-Factor Authentication Just Got Simpler

06/20/2016, Two-factor authentication is more or less a necessity these days, and more companies and online services have started to implement it and give it as an option to its users. However it is understandable that some users don’t bother with it as it can be...

Acer Admits 34,000 Credit Cards Stolen In Hack

06/20/2016, Back in the day when e-commerce was launched and paying for goods online with your credit card was an option, it was understandable that many people were a little fearful and skeptical about giving their credit card numbers over the internet due to...

Blizzard Updates Authenticator App With The One-Button Authenticator

06/16/2016, For those who play Blizzard games and want to keep their accounts secure, you guys are probably aware of the mobile authenticator app. For those who aren’t familiar, this app generates a one-time code that you enter when logging into your account, thus...