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China’s Censors Can Apparently Delete Photos Mid-Transmission

07/18/2017, It is no secret that China is a very heavily censored country, where posts that criticize the government are taken down swiftly. It has also made doing business in the country challenging as foreign companies who might be used to operating with more...

Australia Wants Apple To Create An iPhone Backdoor

07/18/2017, Last year there was a big fuss over how the US law enforcement agencies were trying to get Apple to create a backdoor for their iPhones so that they can access encrypted information. Basically the backdoor was supposed to be for the “good guys” only,...

Old MySpace Accounts Are Apparently Easy To Steal

07/18/2017, These days Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are pretty much the default social media, and we expect that given how big these platforms are, it will be a while before we see them dethroned. However back in the day, MySpace was the king, or at least it was...

US Lifts Laptop Ban For More Middle Eastern Airlines

07/18/2017, Earlier this month it was reported that the US government was beginning to lift the ban on laptops being brought onto flights to the US from Middle Eastern countries. The first was flights originating out of Abu Dhabi, and now it looks like the ban is...

Latest 1Password Update For iOS Auto-Copies One-Time Passwords

07/17/2017, It is generally not recommended to use the same password for all the sites and services you use, because if a hacker were to get ahold of that password, all your accounts would be compromised. This is where password managers such as 1Password come in...

Millions Of Verizon Customer Records Have Been Accidentally Exposed

07/12/2017, Customer information is confidential because it contains home addresses, emails, phone numbers, and in some cases even payment information like credit card details. This is why it is usually a pretty big deal whenever customer information is stolen and...

Hilton Boasts Smartphones As Keys Have Been Used 11 Million Times

07/09/2017, It is pretty much a given these days that most hotels you go to, you will be given a keycard for entry into your room, and sometimes used for the lift as well. However previously we’ve also seen how some hotels are trying to be a bit more by allowing...

Google Beefs Up G Suite Security Following Phishing Scam

07/09/2017, A couple of months ago, it was reported that a Google Docs phishing scam was making its rounds on the internet. While such scams aren’t particularly new, what made this particular scam so dangerous was the fact that it appeared to be pretty convincing,...

Latest Android Security Patch Failing To Install On The Pixel

07/06/2017, Google has been steadily releasing security updates for its Android platform on a monthly basis, where the company tries to ensure that its platform is as protected as possible from all kinds of malware. That being said, Google’s latest Android security...

Microsoft Will Remind Users To Update Their Windows 10

07/03/2017, It is important to ensure that your operating systems and software in general are up to date with the latest builds. This is because sometimes there are bugs that are fixed in updates, and also for security purposes where developers might close off...

US Laptop Ban At Abu Dhabi Airport Has Been Lifted

07/03/2017, As you might have heard, the US has banned some flights flying in from certain Middle Eastern countries from allowing passengers to bring large electronics on board, such as tablets and laptops. Specific reasons for the ban were not offered, but in the...