WhatsApp is easily the application I use the most on a daily basis on my smartphones. I use it for work, I use it to reconnect, and I use it to send silly memes to silly people all the time.
Odds are, WhatsApp’s probably super important to you too. But when something’s very important, there will be people who will want to exploit it for malicious purposes — especially considering the amount of information that gets shared via WhatsApp. And the bad news is that these bad people may have a way in if you’re not careful.
Visa payWave is the safest and most convenient way to go cashless. However, there are rumours and unverified reports that payWave is unsafe and it is prone to digital theft. Some had alleged that criminals can easily steal your card details using a smartphone and they can use that to make unauthorised transactions.
Visa wants to assure you that payWave is just as secure as any other Visa chip-based cards and it comes with multiple layers of security to keep your card safe.
Recently, a massive security exploit had come into the spotlight which affects a wide range of hardware including servers, computers, smartphones and tablets. In a nutshell, the two vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Specture takes advantage of a CPU’s performance feature to gain access to your private data from your system’s memory.
To reduce the risk of such vulnerability, Apple has finally issued an update which covers iOS, macOS and tvOS.
Facebook apparently now can use selfies to help users verify their identities, in their bid to catch suspicious activity on the platform.
A fix for macOS High Sierra’s security issue is now available. Apple has issued the following statement on the matter:
Security is a top priority for every Apple product, and regrettably we stumbled with this release of macOS.
When our security engineers became aware of the issue Tuesday afternoon, we immediately began working on an update that closes the security hole. This morning, as of 8 a.m., the update is available for download, and starting later today it will be automatically installed on all systems running the latest version (10.13.1) of macOS High Sierra.
We greatly regret this error and we apologize to all Mac users, both for releasing with this vulnerability and for the concern it has caused. Our customers deserve better. We are auditing our development processes to help prevent this from happening again.
Looks like Apple‘s macOS High Sierra operating system has just had a rather massive vulnerability exposed in the system; allowing anyone to gain system administrator access without even needing to enter a password.
Germany has decided to completely ban smartwatches for kids, and its because they resemble more a spying device than a toy and could be a severe detriment to your child if they are kept in use.
If you’re a TM UniFi subscriber with the router, as shown above, the much-awaited firmware update has finally arrived.
It was recently reported that there’s a security risk involving several D-Link wireless routers. If it is compromised, hackers can install malicious firmware which would put your information at risk.
After the issue came to light, TM has issued a statement and basically, most TM UniFi customers should have nothing to worry about.
UPDATE: TIME has issued a security alert for its D-Link DIR-850L Router.
UPDATE 2: D-Link has released its latest firmware for the DIR-850L router.
If you have a D-Link wireless router at home, do take note. Several D-Link routers from the DIR-800 series including a model that’s commonly bundled by TM UniFi and Time Broadband were found to have a security vulnerability. The issue was made known by Singapore’s Cyber Security Agency (CSA) and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in a joint advisory.
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BlackBerry has just announced the DTEK50 smartphone for Malaysia. Dubbed as the most secure Android smartphone in the world, this is their new mid-range Android device with BlackBerry’s suite of security apps and features.
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