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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...

Ads On Yahoo’s Website Found To Have Contained Malware

01/05/2014, Malware can be introduced to computers in a number of ways, and sometimes the user does not need to do anything except visit the website in which the malware is hidden. Of course most of the time these malware-ridden websites tend to be of the shady...

Blizzard Identifies New Malware Affecting World Of Warcraft Gamers

01/03/2014, World of Warcraft gamers and other MMORPG players are subject to hacks and exploits that attempt to steal their user names and passwords, after which the hackers will either rob the character of all their gold, or maybe even sell it off. For those of you...

Researchers Discover Method To Hack The MacBook’s iSight Camera

12/18/2013, One of the ways we would be able to tell that our webcams are active, regardless whether used as a microphone or as a webcam, would be a light on the device that basically lets us know that it is on. Unfortunately it would seem as though there are ways to...