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Malicious Chrome Browser Extension Installed By 37,000 Users

10/11/2017, It is typically advised by companies that users should not install apps from third-party app stores. This is because there is no guarantee that these apps have been properly vetted as to their legitimacy, and whether or not they could be masquerading as...

iOS Phishing Attack Masks Itself As Apple-Style Password Request

10/10/2017, These days phishing attacks are getting smarter and more deceiving. In the past it would be quite obvious to tell when you’ve received an email or visit a website that tries to mask itself as another website, like that of your bank. However a quick...

OnePlus Found Collecting Identifiable Analytics Data From Its Users

10/10/2017, Collecting data on how someone uses a piece of hardware or software is important if companies and developers are trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t, like what kind of problems users might be running into, whether or not things like battery...

Galaxy Note 9 Could Feature Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

10/09/2017, What’s next when it comes to biometric security? We’ve seen Samsung attempt to revolutionize the industry with an iris scanner, although safe to say that right now fingerprints are still king. In fact it seems that Samsung could be conceding to that...

McAfee Discourages Hack Victims From Paying Ransom

10/09/2017, Ransomware attacks seem to be one of the more common cyber attacks that we’re seeing in recent times. For those unfamiliar, basically a hacker will get into your system and encrypt the files on your computer in which they hold the key, and you’ll only...

Android Makers Moving Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Systems

10/09/2017, When Apple launched the iPhone X, it seemed that the Cupertino company was pretty sure that facial recognition is the future, so much so that they didn’t even bother including a fingerprint sensor on the handset as a backup of sorts. In fact Apple’s...

1Password Extension Now Available For Microsoft Edge

10/09/2017, When Windows 10 was released and the Edge browser alongside it, one of the gripes users had with it was that it lacked support for extensions which basically allows users to expand on the browser’s functionality. Support has since arrived and the good...

Apple Reportedly Allowed Uber To Record Your iPhone’s Screen

10/06/2017, If you’re hoping for your app to be approved by either Apple or Google, there are quite a few strict guidelines you have to follow to ensure that your app does what it says it does. This is to prevent apps and developers from trying to do sneaky things...

Yahoo Claims 2013 Data Breach Affected 3 Billion Users

10/03/2017, Yahoo used to be one of the internet darlings from back in the day when the internet was still relatively young. In fact one could almost say that Yahoo’s position and influence back in the day was similar to how Google is today, where the company’s...

FBI Not Required To Disclose iPhone Unlocking Details

10/01/2017, As you might have heard, there was some fuss not too long ago about how the FBI requested Apple’s help in unlocking an iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino case. Apple did not oblige the FBI’s request which led to the FBI...

Apple Publishes Whitepaper On Its Face ID Technology

09/28/2017, Apple’s new iPhone X is taking a huge gamble by choosing to implement a new security feature in the form of Face ID. Apple isn’t just introducing a new security system, but they’ve also removed an existing security system with Touch ID, one that has...