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Apple Ordered To Unlock The San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

02/17/2016, The FBI has been trying for the past 2 months to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters without any success, however it seems that they could be catching a break as a US federal judge has ordered Apple to unlock the iPhone by...

LG V10 Fingerprint Security Vulnerability Discovered

02/12/2016, Fingerprint security on smartphones these days are pretty common, which is why it wasn’t a surprise to see the LG V10 include that feature in their phone. However it seems that recently, it has been discovered that the LG V10 might have a security...

Proposed Bill Could Ban States From Demanding Encryption Backdoors

02/10/2016, There has been a huge debate in the US regarding encryption, in which many tech companies are fighting against requests from law enforcement agencies to provide them with backdoor access to computers and mobile devices. The argument is that if they were...

Police Force Man In Norway To Unlock iPhone With Touch ID

02/10/2016, One of the debates in the US right now is with regards to encryption, in which the authorities believe that in the event of a crime, they should be able to access information on a suspect’s phone. However tech companies like Apple and Google have made...

How To Create A Strong Password, Easy To Remember

02/10/2016, Every week, you hear about another hack or Internet scam. Often, hackers have been able to force a user password. This article will help you understand what a strong password is, and what it means. You will then be able to pick a strong password that is...

Brain Scans Could Be The Login Of The Future

02/05/2016, Because alphanumeric passwords can be guessed and cracked, it is not surprising that these days more devices are starting to look at biometrics as a way of securely logging into devices and accounts. For example fingerprint security is one of the more...

Samsung Smartwatch Patent Authenticates The Wearer By Their Veins

02/05/2016, Recently we reported on how our wearables these days aren’t as secure as many of us would like to think. Some brands have certainly tried to be as secure as possible, and recently it looks like a Samsung patent has been discovered that could lead to...

eBay Bug Lets Hackers Install Malicious Code Into Pages

02/04/2016, We’re sure many of you guys have come across various eBay auction pages in the past. Usually these pages have been designed by the seller in such a way that it captures your attention, or at least in a way that highlights some of the key points of the...

Google Will Warn Users Of Deceptive Ads Or Buttons

02/03/2016, We’re sure that there are times you come across rather misleading ads that looks like they have been purposely designed to look like legitimate download buttons. Or sometimes there are ads that are designed to look like popup windows, warnings us that...

Your Fitness Tracker Could Have Security Flaws

02/03/2016, While a lot of emphasis and focus has been placed on security for smartphones and computers, when it comes to our wearables, not so much. Perhaps it is because the technology is still relatively new, or maybe because no one really thinks that biometric...

Bug Could Potentially Leave MediaTek-Powered Phones Vulnerable

01/29/2016, There are several different chipset makers that OEMs can choose from, and while Qualcomm might be the leading company at the moment, MediaTek has been making a name for themselves. However it seems that the company’s chipsets in some devices might have...

Google’s VirusTotal Can Now Scan Firmware For Malware

01/29/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew this, but Google has a subsidiary company in the form of VirusTotal. It is a website that lets users upload files so that it will be able to scan for all kinds of malware, so the next time you have a file you...

Microsoft Edge Could Be Storing Your Private Browsing Data

01/28/2016, Most, if not all, browsers these days offer a private browsing mode. This comes in handy in households where the computer is shared by multiple people and you don’t want to have your personal information saved in the main browser, like usernames and...

LG G3 Security Vulnerability Discovered

01/28/2016, The LG G3 isn’t that old of a device. It was launched back in 2014 meaning that if we had to guess, there are still plenty of users out there on 24 month contracts that could still be holding onto it. If you do own the device, then this is something to...