• News tagged "security"

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.

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

iOS 9.2.1 fixes cookie bug that allowed identity impersonation

iOS 9.2.1 fixes cookie bug that allowed identity impersonation

By isolating the cookie store used by public Wi-Fi’s captive portals, Apple prevents a three-year long flaw where hackers can access a user’s cookies to rewrite it with malicious content.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016

Is Netflix shooting itself in the foot with VPN ban?

Is Netflix shooting itself in the foot with VPN ban?

Netflix's controversial VPN ban may not be beneficial to anyone, and that includes Netflix themselves. Here's what Wired thinks and we agree with them. Click here to learn why.

Sunday, 17 Jan 2016

Using VPN to access Netflix? Those days are numbered

Using VPN to access Netflix? Those days are numbered

Netflix is dead serious about restricting users who use proxies to bypass the company's geographical content restrictions. Find out its rationale behind this decision after the jump.

Thursday, 31 Dec 2015

AVG's Web TuneUp plugin found to expose users' data to hackers

AVG's Web TuneUp plugin found to expose users' data to hackers

A plugin from AVG designed to help protect users from online threats was found to have a security flaw that could expose users' data to hackers.

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