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WhatsApp Flaw Could Let Strangers Add Themselves To Private Groups

01/10/2018, One of the features that WhatsApp added to its messenger service a couple of years ago is end-to-end encryption of messages. This means that messages cannot be read while in transit from one user to the other, thus making WhatsApp a relatively secure...

LG Will Reportedly Supply Face ID To 2018’s iPhones & iPads

01/09/2018, If you were worried about the iPhone X being constrained in supply this year due to issues with Face ID, you might be pleased to learn that Face ID production might not be an issue this year. In a report from The Investor (via MacRumors) out of Korea, it...

The Invi Security Bracelet Will Fight Off Attackers Using Smell

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] When it comes to protecting ourselves when we are out and about, there are different solutions available. There are whistles designed to help bring attention to yourself, and there are also sprays meant to disarm the attacker, or one could even...


Vivo Showcases Smartphone With An In-Display Fingerprint Scanner

01/09/2018, [CES 2018] Last year it was revealed that Vivo would be the first smartphone maker to integrate an in-display fingerprint scanner into a phone, and this year at CES the company has decided to show it off at the event in which the technology was...

Canary’s Security Camera Updated With Package Detection Feature

01/08/2018, [CES 2018] There are various home security cameras that are available in the market today, and Canary is one of the companies that offers up similar products. Now if you do own a Canary home security camera, you might be pleased to learn that at CES 2018,...

Wi-Fi Alliance Announces New, More Secure WPA3 Standard

01/08/2018, It has often been suggested by those in the cyber security business that hooking onto a public WiFi network is probably not the best idea, especially if you’re planning on performing actions such as internet banking, or transferring sensitive...

iOS 11.2.2 Released With Fix For Spectre Vulnerability

01/08/2018, Last week Apple confirmed that its macOS and iOS devices were indeed affected by the Spectre and Meltdown bugs. The company stated that mitigations had already been released in various builds of iOS, macOS, and tvOS, and the good news is that the update...

Essential Rolls Out Update For Spectre & Meltdown Security Flaws

01/08/2018, Recently there was a huge security scare when it was revealed that almost all of today’s modern processors were affected by security flaws known as Spectre and Meltdown. The good news is that if you’re using an Essential Phone, it looks like the...

Doogee V Smartphone With In-Display Fingerprint Scanner Leaked

01/07/2018, Ahead of the iPhone X’s reveal, there were rumors suggesting that Apple could build Touch ID’s fingerprint scanner into the display of the iPhone itself. The rumors obviously did not pan out and while Apple might be forging ahead with facial...

Google Assistant Support Announced For Schlage’s Sense Deadbolt

01/07/2018, Since no manufacturer makes every single type of smart home device, it means that users typically have to mix and match products. For example your home security camera could come from one company, your thermostat from another company, your smart lock from...

Some Apps Are Using Smartphone Mics To Track TV Viewing Habits

01/02/2018, There is this popular conspiracy theory that companies like Facebook are using our smartphone microphones to eavesdrop on us in order to track us, know us better, and thus serve up relevant ads. This is not helped by the sometimes freaky coincidences in...

2018’s iPhone X Could Sport Improved Face ID, Updated Design

01/02/2018, Apple’s iPhone X certainly works as advertised, but even the staunchest Apple supporter has to admit that there are some issues that definitely need to be ironed out. In Apple’s defense, Face ID is a new piece of technology that they are introducing...