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LG G5 & V10 Gets The US Government’s Seal of Approval

05/05/2016, When it comes to smartphones, there are phones designed for businesses, governments, and regular folks. You might think that maybe it’s just the software and features, and you would be right, but if there is one major difference is that security...

British Intelligence Wants You To Stop Resetting Your Password

05/05/2016, It is somewhat common knowledge that every now and then you should reset/change your password. The idea behind it is pretty obvious, which is that by having a password that you’re constantly changing, hackers will have a hard time trying to figure it...

Major Email Services Experience Huge Data Breach Due To Hack

05/04/2016, If you are using one of the major email service providers like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail, you might want to consider updating your profile and password because according to a report from Reuters, it seems that these platforms have recently experienced...

10 Year Old Gets $10k After Discovering Instagram Security Flaw

05/03/2016, Can any of you guys remember what you were doing when you were 10 years old? Maybe you were out and about with your friends raising all kinds of hell, or maybe you were at home playing video games, or maybe reading a book, or maybe out playing sports, and...

LG Unveils Fingerprint Module That Has No Button

05/01/2016, Right now fingerprint sensors appear to be the standard in which we protect our mobile devices. For the most part the only difference between the sensors used by different OEMs is where they are placed, with some opting to use it as a home button, others...

Judge Orders Woman To Unlock iPhone With Fingerprint

05/01/2016, Right now there is some debate as to whether or not law enforcement can force you to unlock your smartphone. Some claim that this violates the person’s 5th Amendment right which protects a person from self-incrimination, which for the most part seems to...

Waze Exploit Lets Strangers Track Your Driving

04/26/2016, Waze has a function that lets you share your driving with your friends who use the app as well. This lets your friends keep track of where you are going so they know that you are really on the way, instead of saying you’re on the way but in reality...

Sirin Wants To Launch An Ultra Secure Smartphone For Under $20,000

04/25/2016, With all the debate going on about privacy and security, and how the FBI managed to hack the iPhone, we’re sure that there are many out there who are probably looking at their devices and are wondering just how secure they are. After all it is only a...

DOJ Withdraws Request For Apple To Unlock iPhone In New York

04/24/2016, A couple of months ago, Apple was hit with unlock requests to not only unlock the iPhone belonging to the dead San Bernardino terrorist, but they were also hit with a separate request in New York to unlock the iPhone belonging to a suspect in a drug case....

New Phishing Scam Tries To Steal Apple IDs And Passwords

04/21/2016, There have been many phishing scams launched in the past where hackers have tried to steal account information for banks, online websites, services, and etc. That being said there seems to  be a new phishing scam that has been making its rounds, and this...

The FBI Spent $1.3 Million To Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone

04/21/2016, As you might have heard, Apple had refused to oblige the FBI in trying to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI eventually found a way around this by seeking outside help, although unfortunately it...

Police Want Google And Apple To Block Encryption Apps

04/21/2016, Apps with encryption isn’t so much about trying to skirt around the government’s prying eyes, but it’s more about security and privacy in general. Sometimes we might send sensitive information like credit card information or company secrets that...