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Telephone Scammers Get Tricky By Recording “Yes,” Using It Against You

What’s old is new again. In the days before the internet, scammers frequently weaponized the telephone, but now, that’s considered old school. While telephone scams still exist, they’re not nearly as common ...

In-App Purchases By Kids May Get Refunded By Amazon

Amazon has been in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission since 2014 for not warning parents that the free apps they let their kids play with can be used to authorize ...

Facial Recognition Has Major Flaw On New Samsung Phone

Samsung, the world’s largest cellphone manufacturer, has a problem with their flagship offerings, the new S8 and S8+ devices. Both were released with a new facial recognition software the company used as ...

Will Your Laptop Battery Last As Long As They Say?

If you have a laptop, you’ve probably noticed that your laptop’s battery doesn’t seem to last as long as the manufacturer says it will. Maybe you just figured you were a power ...

Surveillance Spyware Originally Found On iOS Now Targeting Android

In 2016, security firms Lookout and Citizen Lab identified a dangerous new type of malware, dubbed Pegasus, that surfaced in the iOS ecosystem. The software was developed and sold by the NSO ...

SEO Plugin For WordPress Could Give Hackers Control Of Your Website

WordPress remains the undisputed king of content management systems. It is the web’s most popular site-building platform, and odds are good that you either have a WordPress site or know someone who ...

Don’t Fall For New Nintendo Emulator Scam

Nintendo recently released the Nintendo Switch, a new console system. On its heels, we’re seeing a new scam that’s tricking large numbers of PC users (both Apple and Windows-based) into downloading potentially ...

Lost Your Car? Google Maps Might Help

Google Maps has, for years now, been the savior of directionally challenged people everywhere, and it just got even better. Thanks to a new update that was made without fanfare, it will ...

Lip Reading Technology May One Day Replace Traditional Typed Passwords

There’s a new technology being developed by researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) that stands to be a game-changer. Dubbed “lip password,” the new tech utilizes machine learning to recognize lip motion, shape and texture for each user when ...

Windows Slated To Get Surpassed By Android As Most Used OS

Everyone who knows anything about computers knows that Windows won the war for the desktop a long time ago. Even today, it holds an impressive 84.1 percent of that market. Unfortunately for ...