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Nokia Looking To Bring Quantum Cryptography To Smartphones

09/05/2013, As it stands the security on our mobile phones isn’t as tight as it should be. There are ways for hackers to bypass the lock screen, and for those who don’t bother with a passcode, well, your information is pretty much open to anyone who gains...

Nymi Bracelet Measures Your Heart To Authenticate You With Devices

09/03/2013, A few months ago, we published a story where Motorola was considering using tattoos or pills to be used in order to allow a person to become a walking password of sorts. The tattoo or pill would allow the person to authenticate themselves with their...

Microsoft Details How They Guard Against Malware On Windows Phone

08/29/2013, According to our earlier report, the US government has found in a study of their own that about 80% of malware targets the Android operating system, about 0.7% for iOS, and 0.3% for Windows Mobile. Given that the Windows Phone operating system is not as...

Linda The Security Robot

08/26/2013, Right now, you can say that 100% of the bodyguards that heads of state as well as celebrities and anyone who deem themselves to be important enough to be protected, tend to be human, as I have yet to see an alien lifeform play the role of a bodyguard. The...

Mechanic Stole $210,000 From Rigged Parking Meters

08/20/2013, There is an old Malay proverb that goes something like this after translation – no matter how high up a squirrel scurries, it will still fall down to the earth eventually. I guess that would be the most apt way of describing parking meter mechanic...

Google Chrome Carries Danger Of Exposing User Passwords

08/07/2013, Your personal information is definitely very precious to you, which is why you should take all the possible and necessary steps to prevent any kind of personal information from getting stolen or abused. Passwords are one sensitive area which we have had...

Robot Cracks Phone Security Code With Brute Force PIN Input

07/22/2013, Now here is a robot that snooping boyfriends or curious ex-wives would like to have – on that can crack a smartphone’s security code in under 24 hours. Of course, when you look at it on the surface, this is no great achievement, cracking a...

Google Releases Patch To Fix Android Vulnerability

07/09/2013, Remember the other day we reported that a security firm had discovered a four year old vulnerability in Android that could potentially affect up to 99% of Android devices out there? Well the good news is that Google wasted no time in fixing it and...

Mother’s Day Email Scams: 5 Ways to Prevent Them

05/10/2013, If you haven’t figured out how you’re going to show mom how much you care, it’s not too late. Emails from brands you trust and the Web can help you shop, ship and rest easy knowing that your gift will arrive on time – all without having to leave...