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3 ways to test if you are vulnerable to hackers

Online security has become just as important as in real life. A real-life robbery can leave us injured and robbed of some resources. While an online attack may not hurt you physically, it can deprive you of a lot...

Somehow Facebook continues to grow, despite constant scandal

Facebook announced their quarterly earnings on Wednesday. The tech giant has been drenched in scandals that show no signs of slowing down. Their latest squabble with Apple over Facebook Research is one example. The surprising part, however, is that...

Google also has a data-collecting app, just like Facebook

After the shocking revelation on Tuesday about a Facebook app that collected web browsing and other sensitive data from its users, TechCrunch is back with a similar bombshell about Google. Apparently, Google has its own version of a data-collecting...

Apple blocks Facebook from running internal apps on iOS

Apple has responded to the Facebook Research app scandal with decisive action. Facebook was collecting data from teenagers in return for small payments, in open defiance of Apple's official policy. Therefore, Apple has revoked the certificate that enables Facebook...

Facebook is paying users to install invasive “Research” app

Facebook is in the news again, and not in a good way, again. The social network has been caught up in another scandal, secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” app that lets the company suck in all...

FaceTime bug transmits audio and video before you pick up a call

Beware Apple users! It seems you might want to stay off and deactivate FaceTime for a few days. A recently discovered bug in iOS is allowing FaceTime callers to listen in before users accept the call. Yikes. That’s a...

North Korean hackers hacked personal data of 997 defectors

Hackers from North Korea have stolen data from roughly 997 defectors. The defectors belonged to North Korea as well. It seems the hackers wanted to confirm whether the people were dead or missing. The personal data that was stolen included...

Twitter security flaw enables hackers access to UK accounts

Twitter has a massive security flaw that enabled vigilante hackers to access accounts based in the UK. Hackers from Insinia, a British security firm, exposed the flaw by gaining access to some verified celebrity accounts and posting messages. Insinia was able to...

What Google knows about you might give you goosebumps

Have you ever been spied on by someone? If not, then I’m sure that even the thought of being spied on gives you some serious chills just like the ones I got last night when it took me a...

Blind, the anonymous chat app, revealed Silicon Valley employees’ conversations

Blind is the anonymous social network that let employees vent their workplaces frustrations. It also lets workers share more serious issues such as improper conduct, wrongdoing, or unfair treatment of employees. But a breach in security made it possible for...
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Software That Could Improve Your Business In 2020

When you are trying to run a business, it is important that you are considering how you can improve it all of the time....

Most expensive Mac Pro costs $52,000

Back in June 2019, the new Mac Pro was announced at WWDC. It is finally available, and you can now order it from Apple's...

Wunderlist will shut down on May 6, 2020

Microsoft will finally shut down Wunderlist, a productivity app that it bought four years ago. The redesigned Microsoft To-Do app will be replacing it. The...

7 Best Mobile Apps to Help You Kill Time

Everyone, at some point in their daily life, will need to find a way to kill time. While there are many ways to do...