New iOS 7 Lock Screen Bypass: So Easy It’s Scary

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Lock screen bugs in iOS are nothing new, and each version of iOS has introduced different ways for curious minds to get past the iOS lock screen by taking advantage of a few tricks. However, a newly discovered iOS 7 lock screen bypass trick allows anyone to break into a passcode-protected iPhone in just a […]

iPhone iOS 7.1 Bug Allows Thieves to Disable Find My iPhone

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Apple added on a layer of protection with iOS 7, requiring those who want to delete their iCloud account from their iPhone or restore it to factory settings must disable Find My iPhone first. Find My iPhone then requires you to enter your Apple ID password in order to do that. However, video proof shows that […]

Google Play Store Updated With Password Security & New Features

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Google is always busy improving its applications on Android, and today the storefront for the hundreds of thousands of Android apps received a nice update. It’s loaded with new features, and some much needed security changes. Being the first update in over three months, today users are seeing a brand new Google Play Store on […]

iOS 7.0.6 for iPhone and iPad Grows Rapidly Ahead of iOS 7.1 Release

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iOS 7.1 is expected to release any day now, but until then, iOS 7.0.6 is the most current version of iOS out on the market right now, and adoption for this latest version is astounding, reaching almost half of all iOS device owners. According to stats from David Smith, iOS 7.0.6 adoption is at 45.4% […]

How To Set a Passcode on the iPhone 5s Lock Screen

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How can a person secure their iPhone 5s with either a four-digit or more complex alpha-numeric passcode? A new iPhone 5s or one updated to a new version of iOS 7 or higher asks users to make a Passcode to secure the phone. This four-digit code locks people out of the phone so the person can’t […]

Android Aims to Curb Malware with Google Security Services

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Getting a virus or malware on your Android device isn’t nearly as easy, or as big of a concern as many media outlets claim it to be, but it is a problem. Being the biggest mobile OS on the planet, many shady characters and apps target Android. Introduced in Android 4.2 was a new piece […]

Apple Explains iPhone 5s Touch ID Fingerprint Security Measures

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Apple has talked about the security measures it uses for its Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone 5s in the past, but for those who want to learn even more about the security efforts that the company is taking to make sure your fingerprints are safe, Apple has detailed its security measures even further. […]

5 iPhone Privacy Settings You Should Change

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Privacy is a huge concern for a lot of people, especially with all of this NSA hoopla that’s been going around for the past few months. No one wants to be tracked or have all of their internet activity captured by web companies and sold to advertising agencies, but that’s the kind of world we […]

Talking Angela App Scare Skyrockets App to Top of Charts

The Talking Angela App hoax about a pedophile ring and a danger to kids pushed the app to the top 10.

The Talking Angela app is in the top 10 free iPhone apps right now thanks to a scare that started on Facebook and quickly stirred up parents who worried that the Talking Angela app is the front for a “PEDO RING” exploiting children who play the game with a talking cat. This is the second […]

Google Play Store Makes it Easy for Kids to Overspend

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It looks like Apple isn’t the only one letting kids spend their parents hard-earned money on app purchases on the App Store, because Android users are facing a similar situation on the Google Play Store. Last week Apple settled yet another lawsuit for over $32 million in refunds for app purchases and in-app purchases on […]

LG Banks on Fingerprint Tech in 2014

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A report out of Korea’s ET Times suggests that both the LG G3 and the LG G Pro 2 planned for this year will come with a fingerprint reader after the trend was popularized by Apple with the iPhone 5s. It’s unclear how accurate this new intel is given that LG has not announced either phones, […]

Microsoft Throws Windows XP Users a Lifeline

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Microsoft is ready if not incredibly eager to put Windows XP, the operating system from the early 2000s that went on to dominate laptops and desktops, behind it. That’s why the company originally announced that it would end all support of the operating system and the tools device owners use as an excuse to continue […]

Starbucks Confirms Storing Unencrypted Passwords in iOS App (Update)

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If you’re a big fan of using the Starbucks app on your iPhone, today’s news might make you change your mind. According to Computerworld, Starbucks confirmed that its iPhone app stored username and password data in plain text and unencrypted. This means that anyone with access to your phone can see your username and password […]

Target Offering Free Credit Monitoring After Credit Card Breach

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It’s been a stressful few weeks for Target after over 100 million customers had their credit card information stolen from Target’s database during the Black Friday shopping weekend. The retail chain tried to make it up to folks by offering them a measly 10% discount on Target purchases, and now the company wants to try […]

How to Get Mugged: Own an iPhone in New York City

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Social scientists and police departments have struggled to accurately identify the exact conditions that create a heaven for crooks and robbers since the dawn of the world’s largest cities. Apparently, they needn’t have bothered. Statistic compiled by the New York Police Department indicate that owning and using Apple’s iPad and iPhone are the only things […]

eyeLock myris is TouchID for the Eyes

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Apple’s iPhone 5s has brought biometric security mainstream thanks to the inclusion of the TouchID fingerprint scanner and since then other companies like HTC with the One Max have tried to capitalize on Apple’s success. However, a new technology that relies on scanning the human eyes is said to be much more accurate and powerful […]

Samsung SmartCam HD Announced for Outdoor Security

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Here at the Consumer Electronics Show Samsung revealed its new lineup of do-it-yourself home security camera to take on some of the competition. Delivering both indoor and outdoor security WiFi cameras capable of 1080p video capture. The new security camera options have a few things that make them stand out vs the others available. Offering […]

BioProtect Brings TouchID Authentication to All iPhone 5s Apps

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Though Apple introduced TouchID on the latest iPhone 5s flagship, its use is mainly limited to securing your iPhone and for authenticating iTunes and App Store purchases. Thankfully, thanks to the latest iOS 7 untethered jailbreak, a third-party developer was able to bring TouchID to all iOS 7 apps on the iPhone 5s so that […]

iPhone, Xbox & Notebooks…They’re All PCs and PCs Are Insecure

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As the world seems poised to begin another year, we find ourselves collectively asking how large security agencies and corporations managed to get around our sense of privacy and fair play. For sure, lawyers and Constitutional scholars will debate that for years, however I don’t think the early causes are that hard to nail down. […]

Researchers Break Into Samsung’s Fort Knox Smartphone Security

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Over the holiday, separate security research teams have uncovered a security flaw in Samsung’s Knox security system which is designed to secure data on the company’s line of Galaxy Android smartphones. Samsung introduced Knox as a way for consumers to use the same phone for both work and personal use while at the same time […]