• News tagged "security"

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Google scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google scans over 6 billion installed Android apps daily for security threats

Google just released its Android Security Annual report where it highlights several measures to protect users from security threats.

Friday, 15 Apr 2016

Microsoft sues US government over right to inform customers about government data requests

Microsoft sues US government over right to inform customers about government data requests

Microsoft has sued the US Justice Department over its right to inform customers when the government has accessed their data. Microsoft is sometimes bound by secrecy orders that prohibit it from telling its customers about requests of this nature.

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2016

This shoulder-mounted cannon can take down a drone safely with a parachute

This shoulder-mounted cannon can take down a drone safely with a parachute

British firm OpenWorks Engineering has developed an innovative way of capturing drones without destroying them. Hit the link to find out more!

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016

Apple scores key legal victory that could help it in privacy battle against FBI

Apple scores key legal victory that could help it in privacy battle against FBI

A New York court has denied the US government's request for assistance in unlocking an iPhone in a drug smuggling case. While unrelated to Apple's tussle with the FBI in the San Bernardino shooter's case, the ruling could still serve as a boost for Apple's pro-privacy stance.

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Tim Cook's letter to customers: Apple won't help FBI create iOS 'backdoor'

Tim Cook's letter to customers: Apple won't help FBI create iOS 'backdoor'

Apple CEO, Tim Cook, has posted an open letter to Apple customers announcing that the company will oppose an order from a U.S. Federal judge asking it to help the FBI access data on an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, Syed Farook.

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

New Android malware can steal and wipe smartphone contents

A new malware called Mazar Bot spreads via text message, and it gains administrator rights on your Android-based smartphone.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016

You can add free 2GB storage to your Google Drive account today

You can add free 2GB storage to your Google Drive account today

And we found out that the process is fast and painless. Hop inside to get the instructions.

Sparkle updater in many Mac apps leaves apps vulnerable to hijacks

Sparkle updater in many Mac apps leaves apps vulnerable to hijacks

A large number of Mac apps have been found to be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle type attacks, no thanks to a vulnerability in the third-party software framework the apps use to receive updates.

Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016

The Dutch are training eagles to take drones down

The Dutch are training eagles to take drones down

The Dutch National Police is reportedly working with a private firm to train large birds of prey to take down unauthorized drones.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

NEC sets up new Cyber Security Factory in Singapore

NEC sets up new Cyber Security Factory in Singapore

NEC's announced that they've started operations in their latest Cyber Security Factory in Singapore. Find out what they do inside.

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