Tag Archive: Threats


FCC Chairman Ajit Pai won’t be attending CES 2018 due to death threats

Disagreeing with the guy’s one thing, but death threats are never okay.

No matter who you are, there’s a good chance you’re at least somewhat familiar with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. Pai proposed to repeal Obama-era net neutrality laws that have been in place since 2015, and on December 15, 2017, this proposal was officially passed in a 3-2 vote.

Pai’s stance on net neutrality has made him an incredibly disliked public figure, and it’s gotten to  [Read More…]

This $43 Super-Sized Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats — for life

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking, […]

This $43 Super-Sized Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats — for life

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking, […]

Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats for less than $25 (Deal of the Day)

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking, […]

$49 Ethical Hacking Bundle arms you against security threats — for life (Deal of the Day)

It’s pretty hard to watch television or browse the internet without hearing about the looming threats or impacts of hacking. Whether it’s Trump, Russia, and the US elections, or someone trying to remotely break into your corporate computer system, hacking is everywhere. For all of the scary stuff that comes with the idea of hacking,

Worried about cyber security threats? Become an expert on the cheap (Deal of the Day)

If you’ve paid attention to the news over the last few years, you probably heard about North Korea’s attack on Sony Pictures. Perhaps you remember the slew of celebrities who had their personal information and photos leaked online. More recently, even, maybe details about Russia’s involvement in the American presidential election. Have you ever wondered how it’s possible

Lookout releases list of ‘relentless’ mobile threats

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Lookout, the guys behind some of our favorite mobile security software, is constantly looking at apps from around the world. In fact, they analyze some 30,000 titles per day, always keeping an eye on things. This week sees them compiling its first list of Relentless Mobile Threats to Avoid. As Lookout sees it, these are the sort of threats that anyone and everyone should be aware of  [Read More…]

Understanding ‘potential threats’ warnings on the Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung is making it a little easier to see which apps can send text messages

Some Samsung Galaxy S5 owners may have noticed a new security warning popping up when installing certain apps. Entitled “potential threat alerts,” the message tells you (in somewhat opaque terms) that the app has “authorization to access Messages,” while offering up a link to further control this setting. The security option on some Galaxy S5 models, particularly those sold in Europe,  [Read More…]

HTC Finds S3 Patent Silver Bullet Bounces Off iPhone, iPad Threats

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Not all patent defenses against Apple are created equally, HTC has learned. A trade court told the Android handset maker its shiny bundle of $ 300 million S3 patents aren’t infringed by Apple’s iPhone or iPad, and just partially by Mac OS X.

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled two HTC-owned S3 patents aren’t valid infringement cases while restraining the scope of the two others. While ruling Mac OS X were infringing about two  [Read More…]