Link Flaw Could Mean EA Origin Security Risk

Electronic Arts is not having the best of weeks. Just days after server problems led to widespread issues for people trying to play the new edition of Sim City, the company has come under fire for a potential security risk in its game platform Origin. At the moment, the security flaw doesn’t appear to have […]

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Meteorite explodes in the sky above Chelyabinsk, Russia + Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Prophetic Response [Pic + Videos]

For those not aware of this yet, a meteorite exploded in the sky over Chelyabinsk, Russia earlier today, causing multiple windows to break (because of the sonic boom) and injuring over 500 people in the process. here are a few videos of the event: And here’s Neil deGrasse Tyson’s prophetic response that was posted just […]

Developer Secretly Outsources Own Job

A software developer has been busted for secretly outsourcing his work to China and instead spending his time in the office messing about on the web. The revelation comes from Verizon’s security team, which was called in to investigate at an unnamed US company involved in “critical infrastructure.” The company allows some staff to work […]

Kids’ smartphone apps like to phone home and be snoopy

Not all parents who download smartphone apps for their children, or allow their children to pick their own apps, check up on the privacy consequences. But according to a government agency those parents who do try to look for possible drawbacks will often be out of luck. The Federal Trade Commission looked at a sample […]

Instagram Security Flaw on iOS

Apple fans have always touted how much more secure they are with iOS is in comparison to other mobile operating systems – how the iron fist of the iTunes store also means that you are saved the hassle of having to face malware and viruses. Well perhaps not so much. A security flaw has recently […]

25% of Google Play Apps Are Dodgy [Infographic]

It’s one of those things that Apple fans love to lord over the PC-lovers and, more recently, the Android-lovers. Viruses and malware. Apple just seems to get fewer. It probably has to do with the fact that the Google Play system is a lot more open than the Apple App Store. With all the good […]

Secret Spy App Made by US Navy

In Crane, Indiana, the Naval Warfare Surface Centre has revealed an app that shows you just how dangerous malware can be in the world of such intelligent phones. The app called PlaceRaider can take photos randomly while running in the background – you would never know it was happening. These photos can then be rendered […]

Social Media Insurance Starts in UK

It’s official – insurance companies are setting their sights on the social media realm. After a landmark case won by Nicola Brooks, who managed to get Facebook trolls identities legally revealed, it’s become clear that social media isn’t all just posting instagramed photos of your delicious brunch and playing Draw Something with your friends. There […]