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macOS High Sierra Bug Allows Full Admin Access Without Password

11/28/2017, Just like in Windows, macOS has admin controls where certain changes made to the operating system, like installing or deleting apps, can only be done by someone who knows the admin password for the computer. However it seems that developer Lemi Ergin has...

New Video Proves iPhone X’s Face ID Can Be Tricked By Masks

11/27/2017, While facial recognition tech isn’t new, many are understandably curious about the iPhone X’s Face ID and the TrueDepth camera system. During the iPhone X’s unveiling, Apple claimed to have worked with mask makers to ensure that the system could not...


Thieves Unlock A Mercedes In 60 Seconds Without Breaking Anything

11/26/2017, One of the new features we’re seeing in cars today is the ability for them to be unlocked remotely through an app, or unlocking without the need for the insertion of a key or a press of the remote, as long as the owner of the car (and the key) is within...

Uber Discloses Massive Data Breach That Occurred In 2016

11/21/2017, If your account got hacked, isn’t that something you’d like to be immediately aware of right away? Unfortunately for Uber, the company is only now disclosing a year later that back in 2016, they experienced a massive data breach that saw 57 million...

iMac Pro Could Feature Cellular Connectivity For Theft Protection

11/21/2017, In the past we have seen how Apple has filed for patents for computers, like the MacBook, that could feature cellular connectivity. The basic idea is to give it access to mobile internet, meaning that like the iPhone or iPad with cellular, it can connect...

Samsung Reportedly Order Components For Facial Recognition System

11/21/2017, Given how fast Android OEMs lept onto fingerprint scanners following the launch of the iPhone 5s, we suppose it didn’t really come as a surprise to hear that Android OEMs are now expected to start looking into facial recognition tech following the...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Could Feature Iris And Facial Scanners

11/20/2017, Ever since Apple launched the iPhone X with its Face ID facial recognition feature, the rumors are now all claiming that Android OEMs are expected to follow suit, but could Samsung be one of them? According to a report out of Korea from ETNews (via...

Pentagon Accidentally Exposed Internet Surveillance Data

11/20/2017, The Department of Defense probably didn’t want poeple to know that it has been collecting billions of public internet posts from news sites, social media networks, and online forums. The cat was let out of the bag accidentally when it exposed the...

Flaw Found In Amazon Key That Could Disable The Cloud Cam

11/17/2017, A couple of weeks ago, Amazon announced Amazon Key. This is basically a system that allows a courier to enter your home and leave your package in your home, which means that even if you’re not home you will still receive your packages as promised. This...

Report Claims Android Is The Most Targeted By Malware

11/16/2017, Malware, viruses, hacks; those are security issues that aren’t exactly new, but unfortunately it seems that some platforms are more affected than most. According to Nokia’s latest Threat Intelligence Report, it seems that they have discovered that...

10-Year Old Successfully Unlocks His Mom’s iPhone X Using Face ID

11/15/2017, While facial recognition isn’t exactly a new piece of technology, Apple is marketing the iPhone X with Face ID as the next-generation of facial recognition, where it combines the use of AI and various hardware sensors and components to scan a user’s...

Future HomePods Could Come With Face ID Integration

11/13/2017, At the moment there is a bit of resistance amongst some consumers when it comes to adopting smart speakers. This is because there are some who are concerned about their privacy, and how they think that these smart speakers are eavesdropping on their...