Twitter Has Disastrous Cybersecurity Practices, According To Ex-Exec

The previous head of security at the company says the social media giant’s leadership poses a threat to democracy. The whistleblower, who is publicly identified as Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, alleges that Twitter has misled regulators about security vulnerabilities, and that the company doesn’t reliably delete user data. Moreso, the disclosure sent to Congress last month […]

Update Your Device Now: Apple’s Security Flaw

If you own an iOS device, you should update it immediately. A security vulnerability could allow cybercriminals to take complete control of your devices. Whether it’s a Mac, iPhone or iPad, your tech is at risk of being compromised. If you own an iPhone 6S or later, 5th generation iPad or later, iPad Pro and […]

Roombas Will Now Let Amazon Map Your Home

If you ever thought technology like Amazon Echo and Ring cameras were invasive, the retail giant has a new tactic in store. A $1.7 billion deal with iRobot Corp, the makers of Roomba vacuums, will allow the company to figure out the layout of your house. Considering Amazon’s investment into smart home devices, it’s no […]

Platforms Like TikTok & Facebook Can Create Poor Perception of Finances

Social media has a negative correlation with feelings about money, according to a survey from Bankrate. The study shows that over 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. who use social media have feelings of jealousy, anger, shame and anxiety regarding finances after browsing social platforms. Not surprisingly, the largest demographic hit by these feelings […]

Don’t Be Deceived By IT.. Or Anything Else, Really

When it comes to services or products you use on a regular basis, it’s always important to trust.. but verify. Whether you’re ingesting supplements, slathering on skincare or utilizing subscription services to maintain your well-being, it’s critical to make sure those products and services are doing what they claim. Many companies have good marketing and […]

Scammers Using Amazon Prime Day To Their Advantage

This year’s Prime Day starts today, July 12th, and cyber-criminals are ready to steal your information. Targeted email attacks known as phishing scams have been on the rise since the beginning of the month, according to Check Point Research (CPR). There’s been a 37% increase in the amount of daily Amazon phishing attacks in comparison […]

No More Unending Browser Tabs With UpNext App

Instead of opening an absurd amount of tabs, how about saving all of your web content in one place? UpNext is an app that lets you save and access videos, tweets, PDFs, and more in one central location. No more clogging up your browser with tabs you’ve long forgotten to look at. The application shows […]

Gel To Repair Heart Attack Damage Is In The Works

Researchers in the UK have created a way to help promote tissue regrowth after experiencing a cardiovascular event. The biodegradable technology could help improve health outcomes for the 1.4 million Britons who have survived a heart attack, as well as set a precedent for further injection technology. Survivors of these types of medical events generally […]

Stolen iPhones Vulnerable To Little Known Pay-For-Hack Service

Apple phones may be at risk of being unlocked and resold via an underground hacking service. An underground group called Checkm8.info is offering a way to strip the “Activation Lock” from iPhones, which is a feature implemented to prevent phones from being sold for profit after being stolen. The lock can be used when setting […]

DuckDuckGo’s Privacy In Question.. Are They Selling Out?

Privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo, may not actually be as private as it claims. According to security researcher Zach Edwards, DuckDuckGo made an exception for collecting advertising data as requested by its business partner, Microsoft. The search engine’s mobile browsers don’t block certain requests made by Microsoft, even though DuckDuckGo has a built-in tracker blocking browser. […]