Google is bringing fingerprint and facial authentication to ChromeOS
In what seems like a glaring oversight, Google has not supported fingerprint of any form of biometric authentication on its Chrome OS platform. While competing devices from Apple and Microsoft have long since let users choose to u...
Last week’s Windows Zero-Day vulnerability already being exploited in the wild
We wrote last week of a frustrated security researcher revealing a new zero-day bug for fully-patched Windows 10 PCs which would allow any software running on your PC to gain system-level privileges. The bug is a local exploit (i...
Google’s newest Assistant integrations will help you protect your home
Google is extending the usefulness of Assistant with support for smart locks like the Yale x Smart Lock. With Google Assistant, users will be able to lock or unlock their devices with just their voices. They’re’; be a...
New Windows Zero-Day vulnerability disclosed on Twitter
A frustrated security researcher has revealed a new zero-day bug for fully-patched Windows 10 PCs which would allow any software running on your PC to gain system-level privileges. In the now deleted tweet he said: Here is the alp...
The EU wants to stop the next Cambridge Analytica with legislation
The European Commission is working on legislation to prevent another Cambridge Analytica like event reoccurring, especially around the time frame of the European Parliament’s elections. The legislation would see EU politica...
Fortnite for Android’s installer left devices briefly vulnerable to exploits
Fortnite made its Android debut a few weeks ago and chose to avoid the Google Play Store citing high minded principles of openness and “$uc£$$ ba$£d on m£rit.” However, critics pointed out that Epic encouraging user...
Microsoft met wth the DHS to discuss election security
Microsoft and Facebook met with the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the National Association of State Election Directors (NASED) and the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) to discuss election security is...
Facebook and Twitter delete manipulative Russian and Iranian accounts
Social media firms Facebook and Twitter announced new actions it was taken against state-sponsored “inauthentic” accounts. These are accounts that were at their core helmed to sow division and/or troll users of the net...
Hackers are using old Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to Distribute FELIXROOT and steal files
A new malware has emerged and it’s using the olf Microsft Office vulnerabilities to access and steal data. Dubbed Felixroot, the malware is delivered to individuals in Ukraine using a weaponised phishing email claiming to c...
Next version of Chrome browser will make final push for Encrypted by Default web
Google has continued its offensive against insecure and unencrypted web connections. The company has been pushing web companies to encrypt their connections both by penalizing unencrypted websites in search and also marking them ...