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Privacy Features To Be Embedded In Humanoid Robots

03/10/2014, I guess it goes without saying that for humans to interact with humanoid robots is a whole lot easier and emotionally involving compared to a regular, traditional robot that we know it as. Having said that, it seems that researchers from Oxford are...

Fujitsu Wants To Use Palm Vein Sensors In Place Of Fingerprints

03/09/2014, While fingerprint sensors on smartphones are starting to become more common, especially with the iPhone 5s and the Samsung Galaxy S5 picking up on the trend again, this kind of technology has actually be integrated into other consumer electronics in the...

comiXology Experiences Security Breach, Password Reset Required

03/06/2014, If you’re an avid comic book reader, chances are you might have downloaded the comiXology app for your smartphones or tablets. For those unfamiliar with the app, basically it gives users access to hundreds, if not thousands of comics published by a...

Samsung Knox 2.0: Ready For Small Businesses And Cloud Management

02/26/2014, Launched last year at Mobile World Congress, Samsung’s security platform Knox is about to see a second evolution which will bring significantly important new use cases and potentially serve a lot more users in the small business (SMB) space. To mark the...

Kaspersky Internet Security To Arrive On Windows Phone Soon

02/24/2014, As long as a device is connected to the internet, there’s always the off-chance that it might be infected by malware. In the past we have heard of how various malwares have targeted Android devices (those reports are starting to become less frequent...

Apple’s SSL Bug Extends To OS X Too, Fix Incoming

02/24/2014, Earlier today, we reported that Apple had issued a crucial fix in the form of iOS 7.0.6 for its iOS devices. This is an important update and for those who haven’t bothered to update, you guys probably should. For those wondering what the big deal is, it...

Body Odor Used In ID Identification

02/16/2014, Fingerprints, a social security number, your dental records – the list goes on when it comes to identifying your identity. How about one’s body odor? BoIn happens to be a possible futuristic form of biometric identification, where it will be able...

PINs In The Future Could Involve Shapes And Colors

01/27/2014, ATM PINs usually consist of a series of numbers chosen by you. However given that they are only numbers and given that there is a disturbing amount of people out there who choose really bad passwords, someone could easily figure out your ATM PIN. So what...

President Obama Announces NSA Reforms

01/17/2014, Given the hullabaloo over the NSA and their spying programs and tactics, safe to say many, including US citizens and other countries around the world, aren’t too pleased about it. The NSA’s argument is that their actions have been done for the sake of...

Huawei Denies New Allegations Of Intentional Software Vulnerability

01/16/2014, In an interesting turn of events, it seems that Huawei has recently been accused of purposely allowing their products to have weak holes to allow spy agencies, like the NSA, to easily hack into them for spying purposes. Like we said this is rather ironic...

Starbucks Mobile Payment App Stores Credentials As Plain Text Files

01/15/2014, There is a lot of concern over the security of our personal data these days, what with the NSA spying on us and retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus having their security compromised and customer data stolen, so the last thing we really need is to find...

Research Finds Majority Of Bank Apps Are Not Secure

01/13/2014, We’re sure there are many of you guys out there who use banking apps on their smartphones or tablets. After all this is a great way to check/manage your finances on the go, as well as paying back friends for a meal in the event that you did not bring...

Samsung Responds To KNOX Security Concerns

01/10/2014, Back in 2013, security researchers discovered a vulnerability in Samsung’s KNOX security suite (Samsung’s answer to BlackBerry Balance), leaving many Samsung owners a little paranoid over privacy and safety concerns. Well the good news is that Samsung...