Monday, January 20, 2020

Security & Privacy

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FBI needs Apple’s help to unlock a mass shooter’s iPhone

On the morning of December 6th, 2019, a mass shooting took place at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani was responsible for carrying out a mass shooting that took the life of three people and injured eight more. He was taken down by Escambia County sheriff deputies,...
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Facebook may not integrate WhatsApp and Instagram because of the FCC

We know that Facebook wants to integrate all WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger into its services. The first time we heard plans for this integration was in January, and it was confirmed during Facebook’s F8 conference, but hopefully, the United States Federal Trade Commission won’t let this happen. The FTC is...
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Qualcomm 3D Sonic Max fingerprint scanner can identify 2 fingers at once

After the issues with the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 fingerprint scanners, rumors surfaced that Samsung might ditch Qualcomm’s technology on next year’s flagships. However, the chip-maker unveiled, at the ongoing Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019, its next-generation fingerprint scanner, dubbed 3D Sonic Max. Qualcomm says it’s the world’s largest sensor,...
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Samsung to reportedly abandon Qualcomm ultrasonic fingerprint scanners

Samsung kept its promise and recently delivered a security update for the Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note10 addressing the fingerprint scanner issue. However, according to a recent report from Korea, the issue left a dent in Samsung’s image concerning security. After devices equipped with ultrasonic fingerprint scanners were unlocked by...
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Top 5 Uses for a VPN in 2019

You’ve heard it before: using a VPN can not only protect your online identity but can allow you to bypass geographical restrictions that, for example, don’t let you access certain pieces of content from certain countries. Let’s take a look at the best reasons you should use a VPN in...
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Mate 30 Pro delay won’t affect the launch of the Huawei P40 Pro

Huawei is still working to give us some of the best smartphones available in today’s market. Unfortunately, the company has been a victim of a trade ban on behalf of the United States. This ban has made its latest Mate 30 Pro unavailable in the US, and it has also...
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