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ZTE Hit With Trade Restrictions By The US Government

03/07/2016, To most of us, ZTE might seem like just another company that specializes in creating mobile products like smartphones. However to the US government, it seems that ZTE’s operations might involve more than that, and a report from The Wall Street Journal...

Mac Users Targeted By Ransomware Campaign

03/06/2016, There are many who are inclined to believe that Mac computers are less susceptible to hacks or viruses compared to Windows, which unfortunately isn’t particularly true. In fact just over the weekend, it has been reported by Mac users were targeted by a...

Valve (Finally) Apologizes For 2015’s Christmas Breach

03/04/2016, Last year for a very brief period of time, there seemed to be some kind of glitch in Valve’s Steam platform in which users could see the information of other users. The information did not reveal anything too sensitive, like credit card information or...

Amazon Ends Encryption Support For Its Fire OS Devices

03/03/2016, Apple is currently engaged in what can be described as one of the biggest debates regarding encryption, and many tech companies have since come forward to show Apple their support. In fact we have also heard reports that Apple is upping its own security...

US Military Launches ‘Hack The Pentagon’ Program

03/03/2016, There are many companies out there who offer up various bounties if users are able to find bugs and also find ways to circumvent security, all of which are bugs and flaws that need to be fixed ASAP. Turns out that the US military isn’t so different...

Pirates Hack Shipping Company To Find Their Targets

03/01/2016, If you were to rob a home or a bank, logically you would want to know which home or bank keeps the most valuables, and where they are located, as this will let you get in and out as quickly as possible. This is exactly what pirates (real life pirates on...

Gmail Can Now Scan Images To Prevent Confidential Leaks

03/01/2016, In the enterprise world, what your competitors do not know about you is what helps give you the edge. If a competitor knew what kind of product you are working on, they might try to beat you to the punch by releasing something similar and earlier. Now...

UC Berkeley Warns About Potential Data Theft

02/26/2016, If you are studying or used to study at UC Berkeley, or maybe you have dealt with the university on business matters, it seems that you should start paying more attention to your online accounts and your credit cards. The university has recently issued a...

Arizona County To Stop Using iPhones Following Encryption Debate

02/25/2016, While it sounds like many big name tech companies will soon be throwing their legal support behind Apple, there are some in the government who aren’t too thrilled about Apple’s refusal to comply with the court’s orders and unlock the iPhone in the...

Google, Microsoft & Others To Offer Legal Support To Apple

02/25/2016, Ever since the courts ordered Apple to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone, many companies have come forward to offer words of support to Apple. For example we have Google who was one of the first, and then we also have the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and...

Apple To Make It Harder For Themselves To Hack Their Own Products

02/24/2016, Right now the debate is raging on as to whether or not Apple should give in to the FBI and unlock the iPhone. However the only way to do so would be to create backdoor access, something that Apple is understandably not too pleased to do. However it seems...