Galaxy S8 eye iris unlocking in near dark
Published in Reviews


Hands on: Snapdragon 835 version

There is no doubt that the Samsung Galaxy S8 is one of the most widely anticipated phones that will shape the first half of 2017,  and the USA and Chinese customers are getting the Snapdragon 835 version while Europe and the rest of the world is stuck with the Exynos 8895 version.

Wikileaks exposes CIA’s weeping angel
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Don’t blink


Russian security services mouthpiece, Wikileaks, has just released something that Vladimir Putin’s finest have discovered about the CIA’s tools to hack Samsung tellies.

Trump fails to create cyber security team
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But promises to arrest Julian Assange



Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has missed a deadline to create a cyber security team which was supposed to keep the Russians out of US networks.

Macs are an attack magnet
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460,000 malware samples uncovered


The myth that Macs were somehow more secure than other operating systems too another battering today in the latest Threat Report by McAfee Labs.

Online security is getting worse
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IBM warning


Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.

Security breaches increase 86 percent
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Gemalto figures


Beancounters at Gemalto have released the findings of the Breach Level Index revealing that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86 percent compared to 2015.

Spooks were hacking Apple gear for decades
Published in Mobiles


All the while people were saying it was impossible


The Central Intelligence Agency was bugging iPhones and Macs through-out the period that the Apple users claimed they were safe from intrusion.

Apple insists that Turks cannot bring down its cloud
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But it would say that even if they could

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has reassured its legions of fans in the media that there is no way that Turkish hackers can bring down its entire operation.

UK denies high-tech spying on Trump’s microwave
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Nonsense


In rare move, Britain’s top spooks slapped down allegations that Barack Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.

Software engineers hassled by airport security
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Prove you are a coder

Trump-empowered border patrol guards are getting sillier and are now demanding that software engineers demonstrate their powers of coding at the airport.