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LastPass Authenticator Two-Factor App Launch

03/16/2016, While passwords might have been a good day way back in the day, these days with hacking tools becoming more sophisticated, and with people still being lazy with their choice of passwords, two-factor authentication is probably one of the better ways of...

iCloud Hacker Pleads Guilty To Phishing Scheme

03/16/2016, A couple of years ago, you might recall that Apple’s iCloud was compromised and private photos belonging to many celebrities were downloaded and published online. According to a recent report from NBC News, it seems that a Pennsylvania man has since...

WSJ Report ‘Confirms’ Apple Is Beefing Up iCloud Security

03/16/2016, Right now as many of you guys have heard, Apple and the FBI and DOJ are embroiled in a debate as to whether or not Apple should comply with the court’s order to unlock the iPhone belonging to a terrorist. Apple claims that they are unable to, in which...

New Malware Attacks When You Type In The Wrong Domain

03/15/2016, How many times have you typed in the wrong domain name? Maybe you meant to type “.com” but ended up with “.co”, or maybe you typed an extra letter in the URL and have been redirected to a different website. This is also how phishing attacks work...

Bomb-Sniffing Dog Sniffs Out Two Hellfire Missiles On A Plane

03/13/2016, Smuggling drugs on a plane isn’t unheard of, but smuggling a couple of hellfire missiles on board a plane? We suppose that would have to be pretty daring and brazen of whoever is smuggling the missiles as they assume they won’t be undetected....

President Obama Speaks Up On Encryption Debate

03/11/2016, Encryption is currently a very hot topic, what with Apple trying to fend off the FBI and the courts from ordering them to unlock an iPhone belonging to a terrorist. The basic idea is that regardless of whose phone it is, unlocking the device or creating a...

Home Depot Offers $19M Settlement Over 2014 Hacks

03/09/2016, Back in 2014, Home Depot was hacked in which more than 50 million credit cards on file were compromised. So far we haven’t really heard of any reports of credit cards going on rogue spending sprees since the hack, which we guess we’re thankful for,...

ZTE Hit With Trade Restrictions By The US Government

03/07/2016, To most of us, ZTE might seem like just another company that specializes in creating mobile products like smartphones. However to the US government, it seems that ZTE’s operations might involve more than that, and a report from The Wall Street Journal...

Mac Users Targeted By Ransomware Campaign

03/06/2016, There are many who are inclined to believe that Mac computers are less susceptible to hacks or viruses compared to Windows, which unfortunately isn’t particularly true. In fact just over the weekend, it has been reported by Mac users were targeted by a...

Valve (Finally) Apologizes For 2015’s Christmas Breach

03/04/2016, Last year for a very brief period of time, there seemed to be some kind of glitch in Valve’s Steam platform in which users could see the information of other users. The information did not reveal anything too sensitive, like credit card information or...

Amazon Ends Encryption Support For Its Fire OS Devices

03/03/2016, Apple is currently engaged in what can be described as one of the biggest debates regarding encryption, and many tech companies have since come forward to show Apple their support. In fact we have also heard reports that Apple is upping its own security...

US Military Launches ‘Hack The Pentagon’ Program

03/03/2016, There are many companies out there who offer up various bounties if users are able to find bugs and also find ways to circumvent security, all of which are bugs and flaws that need to be fixed ASAP. Turns out that the US military isn’t so different...