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This Nest Cam Competitor Will Only Cost You $20

10/24/2017, If you’re thinking of outfitting your home with a camera to monitor what goes on while you’re away, there’s a good chance that Nest Cam comes to mind. So far reviews of the Nest Cam have been largely favorable, but the only drawback is its price tag...

FBI Says Not Having Access To Encrypted Data Is A Huge Problem

10/23/2017, By now many of you guys are probably aware that the FBI is trying to gain access to our devices legally. The agency’s argument is that there could be evidence and information on the phones belonging to suspects that could prove vital to solving crimes...

Google Launches Bug Bounty Program For Third-Party Android Apps

10/20/2017, Bug bounty programs aren’t new and usually most companies have something similar in place where rewards are offered to users, developers, and/or hackers who discover a bug or a security flaw in their services or software. The amount will range depending...


Adobe Flash Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Plant Malware

10/16/2017, As if the recent revelation that WiFi’s security has been hacked wasn’t enough to scare us as far as cyber security threats are concerned, security firm Kaspersky Labs has revealed that there has been a recent vulnerability discovered in Adobe’s...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Rumored To Feature 3D Facial Recognition

10/16/2017, In this day and age it’s rare to find smartphone makers who come up with original ideas. Instead what we are seeing are basically improvements or variations of features “copied” from other handset makers. Touch ID is a perfect example where Apple...

Apple Might Have Patched KRACK Vulnerability In Latest Betas

10/16/2017, Recently you might have heard the reports that our WiFi’s WPA-2 might have been hacked which leaves pretty much every device connected on WiFi vulnerable to being attacked. However the good news if you’re an Apple user is that it looks like Apple...

T-Mobile’s Website Bug Let Hackers Steal Data Using A Phone Number

10/11/2017, Whoopsie, it looks like until very recently, T-Mobile’s website had a bug that allowed hackers to exploit it, where they were able to gain access to a user’s email address, account, and a phone’s IMSI network code, and all they needed was your phone...

WhatsApp Exploit Could Reveal Who You Could Be Talking To

10/11/2017, The messenger app WhatsApp comes with a feature that lets you know when someone is online or the last time that person was online. However it also seems that this particular feature could be used to stalk someone where you could potentially find out what...

Malicious Chrome Browser Extension Installed By 37,000 Users

10/11/2017, It is typically advised by companies that users should not install apps from third-party app stores. This is because there is no guarantee that these apps have been properly vetted as to their legitimacy, and whether or not they could be masquerading as...

iOS Phishing Attack Masks Itself As Apple-Style Password Request

10/10/2017, These days phishing attacks are getting smarter and more deceiving. In the past it would be quite obvious to tell when you’ve received an email or visit a website that tries to mask itself as another website, like that of your bank. However a quick...

OnePlus Found Collecting Identifiable Analytics Data From Its Users

10/10/2017, Collecting data on how someone uses a piece of hardware or software is important if companies and developers are trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t, like what kind of problems users might be running into, whether or not things like battery...

Galaxy Note 9 Could Feature Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor

10/09/2017, What’s next when it comes to biometric security? We’ve seen Samsung attempt to revolutionize the industry with an iris scanner, although safe to say that right now fingerprints are still king. In fact it seems that Samsung could be conceding to that...

McAfee Discourages Hack Victims From Paying Ransom

10/09/2017, Ransomware attacks seem to be one of the more common cyber attacks that we’re seeing in recent times. For those unfamiliar, basically a hacker will get into your system and encrypt the files on your computer in which they hold the key, and you’ll only...

Android Makers Moving Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Systems

10/09/2017, When Apple launched the iPhone X, it seemed that the Cupertino company was pretty sure that facial recognition is the future, so much so that they didn’t even bother including a fingerprint sensor on the handset as a backup of sorts. In fact Apple’s...