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Mobile Apps, Software Security

Apple’s Siri can be exploited to bypass iOS 12 passcode security

October 3, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

APPLE MAY HARP ON about how secure iOS 12 is but a hacker has found a way to bypass the passcode on iPhones by exploiting Siri. Security researcher Jose Rodriguez has showcased a workaround that allows access to an iPhone’s […]


Software Security

How to enforce SSL in ASP.Net Core

October 1, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Secure Sockets Layer—SSL for short—is a standard security protocol that is used to encrypt communications between a web server and a web browser. SSL is important! Without it, information that is exchanged between a server and a client is sent […]


Software Security

Athena Security’s latest AI-powered camera can automatically detect guns

September 28, 2018

Via: TechSpot

There may be quite a bit of controversy surrounding the use of facial recognition tech for law enforcement purposes, but that hasn’t stopped the industry from pressing forward. Amazon’s “Rekognition” technology is already in use at police departments throughout the […]


Development Software, Software Category, Software Security

Bitcoin devs warn of possible chainsplit following severe DDoS vulnerability

September 21, 2018

Via: The Next Web

Bitcoin Core developers have issued an important statement to the entire community, as the fallout from a recently disclosed DDoS vulnerability intensifies. The vulnerability, which researchers disclosed earlier this week, made it possible for miners to sabotage the Bitcoin network […]


Software Security

Facebook wants bug hunters to sniff out flaws in third-party apps

September 18, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

FACEBOOK IS DETERMINED to clean up its act when it comes to third-party apps, as evidenced by its ramping up of rewards for bugs in found aforementioned applications. While some Facebook users might be cautious about allowing third-party apps to […]


Software Security

Honeywell Smart Home Security Review: Good But Pricey

September 5, 2018

Via: Tom's Guide

Honeywell bundled an impressive number of features into the company’s crowdsourced Smart Home Security starter kit, including a security camera, smart home integration and Alexa. But it’s not what Honeywell included so much as what it left out from this […]


Software Security

Google just launched the two-factor authenticator dongle you’ve been waiting for

August 30, 2018

Via: BGR

Google on Thursday unveiled the Titan Security Key, a two-factor authentication (2FA) token that should improve your security and make it harder, if not impossible, for hackers to breach your online accounts that support 2FA protection. The Titan Security Key […]


Software Security

Facebook removes its iOS VPN app over Apple privacy concerns

August 23, 2018

Via: TechSpot

According to the Wall Street Journal, the Onavo Protect mobile VPN app broke Apple’s updated privacy and data security rules that were introduced in June. These prohibit apps from collecting data from other apps installed on a device for the […]


Software Security

North Korean hackers are targeting cryptocurrency traders with fake software

August 23, 2018

Via: The Next Web

North Korean hacking outfit “Lazarus” is now targeting cryptocurrency exchanges. Information security firm Kaspersky Labs has discovered it is exploring new attack vectors and trojanizing cryptocurrency software. Kaspersky Labs has been tracking Lazarus for over a year. Back in April, […]


Software Security

Google’s built-in malware protection for Android is literally the worst

August 21, 2018

Via: BGR

Google has been improving its Android anti-malware protections for years, but that doesn’t mean its built-in tool to handle and prevent malware attacks is your best choice for staying protected. In fact, the exact opposite is true: The Play Protect […]