Security and Privacy are the two main issues that concern the users of internet and in particular those users who sign up with social networking sites. Google is often overlooked at being a social media provider and yet it is used for browsing, email, advertising, operating systems and for social media too, with […]Read More How Transparent Is Google [Infographic]
When the world’s biggest social networking firm buys a company with just thirteen employees and is only eighteen months old for a cool $1 billion, it becomes big news. As such, Instagram has seen its user base grow by ten million and therefore it is an opportunity for cybercriminals to cash in on […]Read More Beware Of Fake Instagram Android Apps
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency or as it is more commonly known, DARPA are seeking out teams that can come up with a way to push current robotic technology beyond its current limitations so that they would be able to take part in risky disaster recovery missions for the DoD. Any […]Read More The $2m DARPA Robotics Challenge
We all get emails telling us that we have won, inherited or has been chosen to receive huge sums of cash, but most of us see right through these scams and so the people behind them have had to become a bit smarter in order to separate you from your cash or identity. […]Read More If It Looks Too Good To Be True!
With almost a billion users, Facebook has to be a prime target for cybercriminals and so taking that into consideration how does it cope everyday to make sure that the site, member’s pages and data is kept safe and sound. Facebook provides its users with the tools to make their pages and […]Read More Facebook Versus Cybercrime
The website run by the Vatican was taken offline the other day; this was due to an attack by the Italian branch of the hacker group Anonymous. The group accuse the church of being responsible for a number of issues throughout history. According to a statement made by the website; […]Read More Vatican’s Website Attacked By Anonymous
It seems that despite the warning and previous hack attacks, NASA is a risk and it looks like open season on the US Space Agency. The worrying event took place last year, when hackers apparently gained full functional control of the agencies computer system. This news comes from the Inspector General of NASA, […]Read More NASA You Have A Problem
It is a fact of life that usernames and passwords are a fact of life, they are used in a number ways and in fact, most of us are unable to even access the internet without one. So, as life as we know could not possibly go on without a password you would think […]Read More These Passwords Should Never Be Used
This is something that seems like a great idea, but when it comes to it could land the user in trouble. It is a case that has been designed for the iPhone but with a difference and that is it comes with a built in pepper spray device to fight off anyone who […]Read More Smartguard Pepper Spray iPhone Case
A flash drive containing a safety assessment on the Hartlepool Nuclear Power Plant has been lost by an official from the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR). It is understood that the device does not contain any sensitive material, but at the same time, it highlights the issue of transporting data on something that […]Read More Nuclear Flash Drive Goes Missing
While most of us are getting more social every day, there are occasions when a little privacy is in order and this can be a worry with digital messages etc. The only real way to ensure that your messages are only read by the person that you intended them for is to encrypt […]Read More Send Encrypted Text Messages With Black SMS
Just the mention of discreet surveillance conjures up a vision all sorts of menacing government officials, but in reality we all currently carry around equipment that is capable of recording sound, taking images and video, so maybe it is not a frightening or secretive after all. For those who feel that a bit of […]Read More Looking For Discreet Surveillance Try Swann’s PenCam
Normally you would have thought that a government office, especially the office of the President would have upped its security, especially when it is the office of the Syrian President Bashar Assad. However, apparently not, as the hacker group Anonymous found, they had been attacking the government websites with a distributed denial of service […]Read More Anonymous Cracks Syrian Presidents Office Email
As you can see from the main image, this spy camera is just slightly larger than the pound coin and yet it offers two hours of power from a standard battery and it can be accessed wirelessly from laptop or Smartphone running the Smart i app from the App Store. Here are the specs […]Read More Tiny Spy Cam With A Big View
Thanks to the University of Pennsylvania’s General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception lab, it looks as if “Judgement Day” is back on and coming just a little bit sooner than we actually thought it might do. As clever at it may seem as these guys are working with smart technology that can fly and […]Read More Hand Sized Formation Flying Nano Quadrotors
The hacktivist group Anonymous may have a huge two hundred and fifty thousand followers on the micro blogging site Twitter. However, there are some industry experts that think that the Twitter followers might be unwittingly helping in denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Such as the recent attack on some US Government websites and anti-piracy […]Read More Are Twitter Users Being Tricked Into DDoS Attacks?