Looking to build the ultimate PC? If price is no object, this is the hardware you want. The best gear money can buy One of the PC’s greatest strengths is its extreme flexibility. There’s a vast selection of hardware out there, of all different shapes and sizes and makes and models—so much so that even…Read More
Amazon now wants to leave packages in your car.
In 2017, Amazon asked for permission to unlock your front door so it could deliver packages inside your home. Now the Amazon wants to offer the same service for vehicles. The online giant said its Amazon Key, which enables in-home delivery and keyless guest access, now offers customers an option for deliveries inside their vehicle,…Read More
How to use a strong passcode to better secure your iPhone.
With at least two companies selling technology that can be used by law enforcement and government agencies to unlock iPhones, this would be a good time to safeguard your information with a stronger passcode. Here’s how. With police departments and federal agencies lining up to buy technology from two companies whose products can bypass iPhone…Read More
HOW TO CHECK IF FACEBOOK SHARED YOUR PERSONAL INFO WITH CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA
Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from 87 million Facebook users. Was your Facebook data shared with Cambridge Analytica? The political research firm harvested the personal information of roughly 87 million people to target American voters, using a personality quiz called “This Is Your Digital Life” that scraped the Facebook data of you and your friends. The social network recently…Read More
MELTDOWN AND SPECTRE FAQ: HOW THE CRITICAL CPU FLAWS AFFECT PCS AND MACS
Massive security vulnerabilities in modern CPUs are forcing a redesign of the kernel software at the heart of all major operating systems. Since the issues—dubbed Meltdown and Spectre—exist in the CPU hardware itself, Windows, Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, Chromebooks , and other operating systems all need to protect against it. And worse, plugging the hole can negatively…Read More
Wi-Fi Alliance launches WPA3 protocol with new security features
The Wi-Fi Alliance, an industry body made up of device makers including Apple, Microsoft, and Qualcomm, announced Monday its next-generation wireless network security standard, WPA3. The standard will replace WPA2, a near-two decades-old security protocol that’s built in to protect almost every wireless device today — including phones, laptops, and…Read More
Pre-Installed Password Manager On Windows 10 Lets Hackers Steal All Your Passwords
If you are running Windows 10 on your PC, then there are chances that your computer contains a pre-installed 3rd-party password manager app that lets attackers steal all your credentials remotely. Starting from Windows 10 Anniversary Update (Version 1607), Microsoft added a new feature called Content Delivery Manager that silently installs new “suggested apps” without asking for…Read More