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What You Need to Know About the US Electronic Device Travel Ban

US and UK Issue Electronic Device Travel Ban Amid Fear of Terror Threat

The US Department of Homeland security and the Transportation Security Administration has quietly issued a warning 8AM on Tuesday that travelers approaching the US from ten ...

March 23, 2017 at 12:45 am by

Pwn2Own VMware Escape Earns $105,000 Prize

Annual hacking contest Pwn2Own gave us – and its victors – a real treat this year; a renowned team of hackers were able to compromise Microsoft’s Edge browser in such a ...

March 21, 2017 at 6:00 am by
Google Kills off CAPTCHA

Google Finally Kills Off CAPTCHA

CAPTCHA or Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart –perhaps one of the most annoying things on the internet is now dead according to ...

March 15, 2017 at 1:30 am by

1Password Offers $100k Bounty to Crack its Security

In a show of either confidence in its own security or eagerness to ensure the integrity of its system, developer AgileBits has quadrupled the highest bounty for finding bugs ...

March 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm by

Windows 10 Has More Vulnerabilities Than Any Other OS

A security analysis of Windows 10 has shown that the software has more vulnerabilities than any other operating system, and that it has nearly 50% more than Windows 8 and 8.1. ...

February 27, 2017 at 9:02 pm by

Cloudflare Leaking HTTPS Data for Major Websites

A security researcher discovered that sites using Cloudflare’s networking services have been leaking data for months, including HTTPS requests, which includes personal ...

February 24, 2017 at 11:00 pm by
Yahoo

2016 Yahoo Security Breach Still not Secured

US telecoms giant has snapped up Yahoo for $4.48 billion, which is $350 million less than it had originally agreed to pay for the internet tech company after it was revealed ...

February 21, 2017 at 6:32 pm by
Robot Security Guards Patrol China's Rail Station

Robot Security Guards Patrol China’s Rail Station

New robot security guards have been deployed on-duty guarding China’s Zhengzhou railway station adding on to their regular security roster beginning in the middle of ...

February 20, 2017 at 6:15 pm by
Teen Hacker Demonstrates Exactly Why IoT Devices Are Stupid

Teen Hacker Demonstrates Exactly Why IoT Printers Are Stupid

What do you do when you are a bored, pissed off high-school student from the UK in front of his computer with rootkit coding skills and access to over hundreds of thousands of ...

February 11, 2017 at 2:00 am by
Tesla Model X Front Trunk Space Can Be Opened with Just a Screwdriver

Tesla Model X Front Trunk Space Can Be Opened with Just a Screwdriver

This may not be exactly news for most people who own a Tesla Model X and have read the manual but apparently there are not many of those around. YouTuber Salomondrin has ...

February 10, 2017 at 10:00 pm by

Ex-Mozilla Engineer: Uninstall Third-Party Antivirus Software Now

A former engineer for Firefox developer Mozilla has advised PC users to avoid installing third-party antivirus software on their systems. Robert O’Callahan felt ...

January 29, 2017 at 9:01 pm by
Acer to Pay $115K in Penalties for Credit Card Security Breach

Acer to Pay $115K in Penalties for Credit Card Security Breach

Thousands of user’s personal data was compromised back in June 2016 after an Acer employee enabled debugging mode on the company’s e-commerce platform for nearly a ...

January 28, 2017 at 3:57 pm by
Another Hacker Responsible for the Fappening Sentenced to 9-Months in Prison

Another Hacker Responsible for “The Fappening” Sentenced to 9-Months in Prison

After pleading to felony computer hacking charges last year, 29-year old Edward Majerczyk of Illinois was sentenced to nine-months in federal prison on Tuesday for his role in ...

January 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm by

Android Pattern Lock Can be Cracked in Under Five Attempts

The Pattern Lock method of securing an Android device – one of the most popular methods amongst users, which involves connecting dots with straight lines in a pattern ...

January 23, 2017 at 8:00 pm by
Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

King’s College London has posted a notice on their e-mail login page warning members that emails can be “monitored and recorded”, apparently under the UK ...

January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm by