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iOS 10 Beta Has An Unencrypted Kernel

06/21/2016, By now everyone pretty much knows how closed Apple can be, although admittedly over the years they have started to open themselves up a bit more. However recently it was discovered in the current iOS 10 beta that Apple had not encrypted the kernel for its...

Google’s Two-Factor Authentication Just Got Simpler

06/20/2016, Two-factor authentication is more or less a necessity these days, and more companies and online services have started to implement it and give it as an option to its users. However it is understandable that some users don’t bother with it as it can be...

Acer Admits 34,000 Credit Cards Stolen In Hack

06/20/2016, Back in the day when e-commerce was launched and paying for goods online with your credit card was an option, it was understandable that many people were a little fearful and skeptical about giving their credit card numbers over the internet due to...

Blizzard Updates Authenticator App With The One-Button Authenticator

06/16/2016, For those who play Blizzard games and want to keep their accounts secure, you guys are probably aware of the mobile authenticator app. For those who aren’t familiar, this app generates a one-time code that you enter when logging into your account, thus...

US Intelligence To Develop Real-Time Behavior Monitoring Software

06/09/2016, Security cameras are useful if you have someone trained to study them and be able to pick out actions and movements that might be suspicious. Of course this isn’t efficient as people do get tired and lazy and might sometimes miss crucial moments, so...

Public Servants In Singapore Will Not Be Given Internet Access

06/08/2016, We suppose after the incident with Edward Snowden and the leaks, many governments around the world are understandably wary of similar leaks coming from their own employees, which is why despite it being a tad archaic, over in Singapore it has been decided...

Netflix Has Begun Sending Out Password Resets

06/07/2016, If you have received an email from Netflix telling you that your password has been reset and that you need to create a new one, don’t worry it isn’t spam nor is it a scam. According to a report from Krebs on Security, it seems that Netflix and other...

PC Makers Reportedly Prepping Laptops With Fingerprint Readers

06/03/2016, A report from last month revealed that Apple could be working on a new MacBook Pro refresh that would feature a built-in fingerprint sensor (another version we heard was that you could login using your iPhone’s Touch ID). Fingerprint readers on laptops...

Windows 10 Will Soon Let You Unlock It Using A Wearable

06/01/2016, According to a rumor, one of the alleged features of Apple’s OS X 10.12 is the ability to unlock your Mac computer using your iPhone’s Touch ID. It remains to be seen whether or not that feature is the real deal, but regardless of its legitimacy,...

Hacker Tries To Sell 427 Million Stolen MySpace Passwords

05/27/2016, Here’s a question for you guy: how many of you still use MySpace? The social media platform was huge back in the day but safe to say that it isn’t what it used to be, but obviously there are probably many of us who still have accounts with the...

The US Nuclear Force Still Relies On Floppy Disks

05/26/2016, Chances are if you handed a kid of this generation a floppy disk, they’ll probably have no idea what it is they are holding in their hands. After all this generation is more used to storage mediums like USB flash drives, external hard drives, or memory...

This Is Samsung’s First Mobile Device With Iris Recognition Tech

05/25/2016, According to a report from the other day, it was rumored that Samsung could introduce an iris-scanner to the Galaxy Note 6. This is thanks to several trademarks that Samsung had filed that made references to iris. However as it turns out, Samsung had...

More Than 2,500 Twitter Accounts Hijacked To Promote Adult Sites

05/24/2016, The thing about having many followers on social media websites like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook is that you’ve got to be careful of what you say, because what you say could be read by thousands or millions of people, some of whom could take what...

2016 MacBook Pro Rumored To Sport OLED Display Touch Bar, Touch D

05/23/2016, A recent rumor we had heard is that with OS X 10.12, Apple will allow iPhone users to unlock their Mac computers using Touch ID. Sounds like a good idea, but why not just build Touch ID into the Mac itself? Turns out that’s exactly what Apple plans to...