Tag Archive: Security


Reddit’s August 2018 security incident: What you need to know

Here’s what you can do to keep your digital life safe.

Reddit, one of the world’s most popular websites, announced on August 1, 2018, that it experienced a security breach in which some user data was compromised.

The breach mostly affects Redditors that have been on the site since 2007 or earlier, but even if you made your account at a later date, you should still keep reading as there’s a chance some info was still exposed.

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Logitech’s $140 Circle 2 Security Camera stores footage in the cloud when motion is detected

It works anywhere you want it to.

Logitech’s Circle 2 Wired Home Security Camera is down to $ 139.99 at Amazon for a limited time. Considering it regularly sells for $ 180, this deal saves you $ 40 off its normal price. This is also a match for its lowest price ever.

This wired camera is Wi-Fi enabled allowing it to upload footage to a secure, private cloud. It can also connect with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit,  [Read More…]

iPM World HD 360 Degree 1080p wireless IP camera: Panoramic security for just $44.99

Security cameras for the home aren’t exactly new concept, but Wi-Fi connected models are slowly becoming popular. Moreover, they are also getting less expensive, too. Indeed, it does not cost all that much to outfit your home office with a number of cameras so that you can keep an eye on them remotely.

Our Deals Store is currently offering the iPM World HD 360 Degree 1080p Wireless IP Camera, a device capable of capturing, and recording video in true panoramic  [Read More…]

Keezel portable online security solution & lifetime VPN gets 25% discount

With all of this talk about leaks, cyber-security, and hacking, you’d be wise to want to put your guard up. For some of us this means making smarter decisions about where we go and what we do online. For others, it’s shielding themselves behind a VPN client. We’re currently offering a product and service combination takes things even further.

Enter Keezel.

As a physical, portable WiFi device, the Keezel connects to any WiFi connection and then routes traffic its own protected  [Read More…]

Timehop security breach leaked names, email addresses of 21 million users

Some users’ phone numbers were also exposed.

Timehop, the app that lets you link your social media accounts to it and see what you posted/shared years ago, recently confirmed that it had a security breach on July 4, 2018, that exposed the names, email addresses, and phone numbers for its 21 million users.

In an official statement, Timehop says it was able to stop the attack but not before the above data was stolen. On the upside,  [Read More…]

What is WPA3, and why is it so important for Wi-Fi security?

WPA3 means our devices and our data will be safer no matter what Wi-Fi network we’re using.

The Wi-Fi Alliance has a new standard for Wi-Fi security and it will bring plenty of new features that make your data safer while using public or private Wi-Fi. It’s great when anything makes our data safer and WPA3 also happens to be a pretty significant step for wireless security in general.

We recently saw the details for WPA3 finalized,  [Read More…]

WyzeCam review: A cheap smart security camera that does the job

A wise man said, “If a deal seems too good to be true, it probably is.”

The WyzeCam is an affordable indoor smart home camera that boasts a ton of cool features for a price tag this low. Available for just $ 26 with no monthly subscription fee, the WyzeCam offers 1080p HD live streaming video, motion tracking, and notification alerts, along with premium features such as rolling cloud storage all built into an app that’s a  [Read More…]

July 2018 security patch now rolling out for Pixel and Nexus devices

The Pixel 2 and 2 XL get improved Wi-Fi performance with this patch.

Another month, another security patch. On July 2, Google officially started pushing out the July 2018 Android security patch for its Pixel and Nexus devices.

Both the factory images and OTA files are live right now, meaning you can already flash the patch to your phone if you don’t feel like waiting for the over-the-air update to hit your phone.

This patch level officially  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the RAMpage security exploit

The RAMpage exploit has the potential to give a bad app complete control of your phone. Should you be worried?

The latest security exploit to affect millions of devices is called RAMpage. It’s a variation of previous attacks that use the Rowhammer hardware vulnerability to run malicious code by changing what’s stored into your device’s memory (RAM) and has the potential of data loss and to allow unauthorized access. In other words, someone using RAMpage could get  [Read More…]