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Dropbox Launches New Security Checkup Tool

06/28/2017, You would think that with all the new technology we have these days that we should be safer than ever from attacks. Sure, current security methods do a pretty good job at protecting us against more common forms of attacks, but it doesn’t mean that we...

Microsoft Will Use AI To Help Defend Against Malware

06/28/2017, Malware and cyber attacks have been something that we have been dealing with for decades, and it seems that the more sophisticated our technology gets, the more sophisticated the attacks get as well. However chasing after the latest malware does feel like...

Qualcomm Unveils New And Advanced Fingerprint Scanning Technology

06/28/2017, While fingerprint security on mobile devices isn’t exactly new, it’s safe to say that it is thanks to the iPhone 5s that made the feature more mainstream and ubiquitous in today’s mobile devices. Fast forward to today and we’re starting to hear...

WannaCry Ransomware Forces Honda To Shut Down One Of Its Plants

06/21/2017, Back in May it was reported that there was a particularly nasty piece of ransomware called “WannaCry” that was making its rounds globally. It was pretty big news for a while but things eventually subsided, although to say that the malware has been...

Airbnb To Bolster Its Background Checking Efforts With Acquisition

06/19/2017, With every service and product launched out there, there are bound to be those who want to make a quick buck by running scams. For example eBay scams are pretty common, and so are Airbnb scams which can affect both guests looking to book an accommodation,...

Hovering On A Hyperlink Could Cause Malware Infection

06/13/2017, There are many ways to get infected by malware, but one of the ways that people end up doing it to themselves is by clicking links that they are not familiar with, whether it be sent in an email or an instant message from a friend. However it seems that...

Users Required To Switch To 2FA In iOS 11 & macOS High Sierra

06/12/2017, A couple of years ago Apple introduced two-factor authentication (2FA) in which it supposedly provided users with a more secure way of logging into their devices and for securing an Apple ID account. For the most part it has been an optional feature that...

GameStop Confirms Credit Card Data Breach

06/09/2017, If you’re someone who shops frequently at GameStop or who might have shopped there recently, it might be time to start paying attention to your credit card statements. In a report from Kotaku, they and several readers have received emails from GameStop...

Another Report ‘Confirms’ iPhone 8 Will Have In-Screen Touch ID

06/09/2017, At the moment it is unclear if Apple’s iPhone 8 will feature Touch ID under its screen or on the back of the phone. There have been some leaked schematics that suggested that it will be on the back, but at the same time there are also claims that the...

Link To Malware Found Hidden In Instagram Comments

06/08/2017, On the profiles of famous Instagrammers, especially celebrities, you can expect to find all sorts of comments ranging from the adoring, to the hateful, to the trollish, and more often than not you would find spam-like comments too that advertise products...

Google Beefs Up Gmail’s Security

06/02/2017, Our emails can sometimes contain some pretty sensitive information, or at least information that we would prefer to keep private, such as photos received from friends and family members, letters to loved ones, business ideas, pricing, and so on, which is...

New iPhone 8 Drawing Leak Suggests Rear-Facing Touch ID Sensor

05/22/2017, Over the past couple of months, we’ve been treated to a fair number of iPhone-related leaks. Earlier leaks have suggested that the iPhone 8 could move Touch ID to the rear of the phone, although subsequent leaks and renderings have since suggested that...