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Amazon Acquire Doorbell Firm ‘Ring’ For Over $1BN

Amazon Acquire Ring There seem to be very few parts of our life which are not, or cannot, have a technological implementation. Be it central heating, lighting or security, ...

March 1, 2018 at 11:42 am by

Dutch Developer Built Backdoors into Thousands of Sites

A Dutch web developer was found to have built backdoors into thousands of sites he built, which he then used to steal user credentials for fraudulent means, including online ...

January 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm by

WhatsApp Built Backdoor into its Encryption

WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app, features a security backdoor that allows the company to intercept and decrypt private messages sent through the platform, ...

January 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm by

UK Surveillance Law Requires Encryption Backdoors

As if the new Investigatory Powers Act – nicknamed the Snoopers’ Charter for its egregious mass surveillance of every UK resident – wasn’t scary enough, it has now ...

December 1, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Microsoft Leaked Their Firmware’s Backdoor Key

Remember when Apple was fighting with the FBI and the question about a universal backdoor was put forward to everyone? Now it would seem that Microsoft has proved everyone ...

August 11, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

Macs Latest Malware Reveals All

Computers are lovely things, reuniting people from all over the world and letting you find the world’s information at the press of a button. The problem with computers ...

July 7, 2016 at 11:40 am by

Pre-Loaded Lenovo Software Leaves PCs Vulnerable to Attack

Lenovo has revealed that a vast number of its PCs that have Accelerator Application pre-installed are vulnerable to attack and has advised owners to uninstall the software ...

June 4, 2016 at 9:00 am by

US Congress Bill Plans to Make Effective Encryption Illegal

In the wake of the FBI’s feud with Apple over bypassing the encryption of San Bernardino shooting suspect Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone, the US Congress is proposing a new ...

April 10, 2016 at 1:40 am by
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Over Half of Americans Think Apple Should Comply with FBI

Despite Apple’s firm stance against the FBI’s recent requests to unlock a criminal’s iPhone having won them the support of many who believe in digital ...

February 23, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Bill Gates Thinks Apple Should Unlock Their iPhone

Apple is currently involved in a heated legal battle with the FBI. The FBI want access to an iPhone, but Apple refused to unlock the phone over concerns that bypassing their ...

February 23, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Tim Cook Urges Apple Employees to Stand Firm Against FBI in Leaked E-Mail

Following Apple’s refusal to bypass the decryption of its iPhones in order to comply with a legal mandate on behalf of the FBI, the company’s CEO Tim Cook has sent an ...

February 22, 2016 at 4:21 pm by
Apple

Apple To Fight Government On Creating iPhone Backdoor

We reported earlier that Apple had been ordered to not unlock a phone, something they have constantly stated they could not do, but instead create the means for the government ...

February 17, 2016 at 9:15 pm by

GCHQ-Developed Encryption System Has Built-In Backdoor

A security researcher has discovered that a telephone encryption system developed by UK intelligence agency GCHQ contains a backdoor that can be exploited by anyone who has ...

January 21, 2016 at 10:57 pm by

D-Link Wi-Fi Webcam Turned into a Network Backdoor

Vectra Networks researchers today released an article demonstrating how they turned a $30 D-Link Wi-Fi webcam into a backdoor onto its owner’s network. Installing a ...

January 14, 2016 at 11:47 am by

Juniper Still Hasn’t Removed Backdoor Vulnerability from Its Software

Last month, Juniper Networks – a company that supplies security software to the likes of AT&T, Verizon, NATO, and the US Government – reported that it had found what ...

January 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm by


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