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Smartphone Replacement Displays Could Let Hackers Into Your Phone

08/21/2017, There are various reasons why it’s a good idea to go for official repairs. For example official repairs tend to use official parts, meaning that they’re more or less guaranteed to work. They also come with official warranty so in the event that...

Gmail For iOS Will Warn You About Phishing Links

08/11/2017, If you’ve been using the internet long enough, there’s a good chance that you are probably well-versed in the more common scams that are finding their way online, such as spam emails with phishing links. However sometimes these emails and links can be...

iPhone 8’s Facial Recognition Could Be Used By Third-Party Apps

08/09/2017, When Apple first launched Touch ID, it was pretty much limited in terms of its usage, where it could only be used to unlock the iPhone and facilitate purchases via iTunes or Apple Pay. However Apple eventually opened it up to third-party apps who want a...

HBO Hackers Are Demanding Millions In Bitcoin

08/08/2017, As you might have heard, HBO was recently hacked and with the hack, quite a ton of data was stolen in the process. To prove that the hack was successful, the hackers then released quite a bit of material, one of which was a Game of Thrones script. However...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Could Have Embedded Fingerprint Scanner

08/06/2017, There have been rumors that smartphone makers are trying to transition into creating phones where fingerprint scanners are built into the display of the phone itself, as opposed to existing outside of the phone, and that is apparently a feature that will...

US Army To Cease The Use Of DJI Drones

08/06/2017, When you think of drones, there’s a good chance that you might think of DJI, and rightfully so considering that the company does make a good many drones for both consumer and commercial purposes. It has also even been used by the US Army, or at least it...

Amazon Relists BLU Smartphones After ‘False Alarm’

08/06/2017, The other day it was reported that BLU had their smartphones delisted from Amazon due to “security concerns”, but it seems that these issues have since been resolved because in a tweet by the company and a confirmation by Amazon to Tom’s Guide, it...

Self-Driving Cars Can Be Tricked With Defaced Street Signs

08/06/2017, Carmakers have been hard at work developing technology for self-driving cars and this includes sensors and algorithms to detect obstacles around them so that cars know when to brake, how to avoid them, and so on. However it seems that tricking a...

iPhone 8’s Face ID Could Work While Laying On A Table

08/06/2017, While fingerprint security is a pretty common security feature we’re seeing in phones these days, smartphone makers are always trying to come up with the next best thing, and for Apple it seems that maybe they think facial recognition could be next, so...

Apple’s ‘Face ID’ Could Be Used To Authenticate Apple Pay

08/02/2017, A popular rumor of the upcoming iPhone 8 is that Apple could actually be introducing a new security measure for the phone. At the moment the iPhone allows users to authenticate themselves using a passcode or using their fingerprint to unlock their devices...

Apple Issues Statement On Removal Of VPN Apps In China

07/31/2017, China’s censorship of the internet on their end of things is pretty well-known, which is why it doesn’t really surprise us that the local government isn’t a fan of technology that allows its residents to skirt around the censorship measures that...

Facebook’s COO Says Removing Encryption Would Help Terrorists

07/31/2017, Encryption can be seen as something of a double edged sword, where it keeps the bad guys out from snooping through out stuff, but at the same time it also keeps the good guys out from potentially uncovering key details and evidence in crimes and terrorist...