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Apple plans to turn off USB data access on iPhones

Apple has been the at the centre of a debate regarding user privacy and demands for backdoor access from authorities. They have held steadfast against calls from the US government, but tools allowed police to bypass the security measures Apple put in place. That could all change if Apple decides …

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The CIA Wants To Compromise Your Router

While WikiLeaks isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, if you’re in the IT field and haven’t investigated the Vault 7 release, this article will be of interest to you. In 2017, WikiLeaks published a series of documents describing hacking tools allegedly in use by the CIA. The release published June 15th …

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Facebook adding security to combat fake news and propaganda

Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg took to the company’s earnings call earlier today to announce that it has exceeded $10 billion in quarterly revenue, thanks to its 500 million users. It wasn’t all sunshines and rainbows, however, as Zuckerberg swiftly moved onto the topic of security, discussing the future of the …

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Reclaim Your Privacy From Your Smartphone: 3 Simple Tips

Your smartphone is a complex device capable of performing a multitude of functions previously limited to separate devices. It’s a phone, a camera, a computer, a GPS, a game console, a flashlight, a compass, and so much more. Along with the possibilities provided by smartphones come several serious privacy concerns. …

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Will Apple’s HomePod Change The Security Game?

Apple has an indomitable need to be the first – to develop the first versions of products for the earliest of adopters. That’s why it should be no surprise that when smart home products began hitting the market, Apple felt the need to launch a line of their own to …

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