How to Stop WhatsApp From Sharing Your Details With Facebook

WhatsApp will soon start sharing some of your data with Facebook. This will allow Facebook to show you more targeted ads. You will not see ads on WhatsApp, but you could definitely start seeing Facebook friend suggestions and ads based … Read More

German intelligence warns about the Chinese cyber-spying via LinkedIn

The German intelligence agency (BfV) has blamed Chinese intelligence agencies for making fake profiles on LinkedIn to gather information on German officials and politicians. The agency alleges that Chinese intelligence used the social networking site to target around 10,000 Germans, … Read More

eBlocker — The Privacy Appliance That Secures Your Digital World

This German startup wants to secure your digital world not by using software, but by hooking into your home network. It’s an appliance that plugs into your home router and traffic is then routed through the eBlocker. This lets it … Read More

Apple issues fix for HomeKit vulnerability impacting smart locks and other devices

Apple says it’s issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connect home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access … Read More

How to Make Laser Door Security Alarm

How to Make Laser Door Security Alarm

Apple releases a macOS security update to fix huge login security flaw

Apple has just released a security update for macOS High Sierra and you should update right now (Apple will automatically push the security patch later today). This update fixes yesterday’s very concerning vulnerability that let anyone log into your Mac … Read More

Astonishing OS X bug lets anyone log into a High Sierra machine

Wow, this is a bad one. On Macs running the latest version of High Sierra (10.13.1 (17B48)), it appears that anyone can log in just by putting “root” in the user name field in a certain place. This is a … Read More

Android devices seen covertly sending location data to Google

An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android devices send cell tower location data to Google even if the user has disabled location services for apps in their device settings. Quartz also said it observed location data being sent even if … Read More

Authorities serve Apple a warrant for Texas shooter’s iPhone

Two weeks ago today, 26 people were killed by a gunman at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Two phones were discovered at the scene: older push-button LG and what local news described as a “blood spattered” Apple iPhone … Read More

You probably don’t need to worry about someone hacking your iPhone X’s Face ID with a mask

Touted as the iPhone X’s new flagship form of device security, Face ID is a natural target for hackers. Just a week after the device’s release, Vietnamese research team Bkav claims to have cracked Apple’s facial recognition system using a replica … Read More