Security

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

Samsung Revises Smart TV Privacy Policy

The other day, news hit that Samsung’s Smart TV line might be listening to your conversations to make its voice command functions work. People started getting upset over the wording of the device line’s privacy policy, … [Read more...]

Don’t Freak Out: Samsung SmartTVs Hear You, But They Don’t Care

Don’t Freak Out: Samsung SmartTVs Hear You, But They Don’t Care

Samsung has grand plans for its upcoming line of SmartTV sets – specifically, they’ll be equipped to respond to voice commands and provide you with on-demand content. However, as was the case with the Xbox Kinect a few … [Read more...]

iTunes Connect Signing in Users Under Different Accounts

iTunes Connect Signing in Users Under Different Accounts

Something weird is going on with iTunes Connect today. Users are inexplicably being signed in under different accounts – and that’s kind of not good for a company that’s had recent troubles with security.Take a look … [Read more...]

USA Hacked North Korea Four Years Ago

USA Hacked North Korea Four Years Ago

 So how did the United States know that North Korea was responsible for hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment last year? Well, it seems that’s because the United States had actually hacked North Korea first, back … [Read more...]

If Someone Asks for Your Password on Camera…

If Someone Asks for Your Password on Camera…

Well, it should be self-evident, but if someone with a video camera and a microphone asks you for your password on the street, you probably shouldn’t tell them.That wasn’t immediately apparent for these folks, … [Read more...]

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Facebook Putting Amber Alerts into Users’ Newsfeeds

Whether or not you like what you see on Facebook, chances are pretty good that you check it regularly as a matter of course. Such is the nature of the social network. Because of that, Facebook is banking on your habitual … [Read more...]

Microsoft Upset with Google over Bug Report

Microsoft Upset with Google over Bug Report

It seems that Microsoft and Google aren’t getting along too well at the moment, at least when it comes to the best way to talk about bugs in each other’s products and services. A post on ZDNet points the way back to a … [Read more...]

Take That, Terrorists: “The Interview” Earned $15M Online

Take That, Terrorists: “The Interview” Earned $15M Online

After some back and forth regarding how seriously they would take completely ridiculous threats of violence from cyberterrorists, Sony Pictures Entertainment decided to release The Interview in select theaters and online … [Read more...]

Kim Dotcom Stops Christmas Hack on PSN & Xbox LIVE

Kim Dotcom Stops Christmas Hack on PSN & Xbox LIVE

If you tried to go online with your PlayStation or Xbox consoles yesterday – Christmas Day, when lots of folks were likely receiving said systems as gifts – you might’ve hit a pretty rough snag. Apparently the hacking … [Read more...]

“The Interview” Hitting YouTube, Google Play Today

“The Interview” Hitting YouTube, Google Play Today

Sony Pictures Entertainment has announced that The Interview, the controversial comedy starring James Franco and Seth Rogen that may or may not have caused the huge cyber-attack that crippled the movie studio, will be … [Read more...]