Check out which mobile operating software provides you the most security against privacy threats

Check out which mobile operating software provides you the most security against privacy threats

Recent hacks and security flaws have led many mobile phone users to question the software security and protection they have when using their smartphones. Many people use their devices for everything, which can include very sensitive personal information. Users may access their bank accounts, personal contact information, etc. that is not meant for other people [...]

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Law Enforcement Officials Say This Popular Navigation App Could Hurt Police Officers

Waze is a popular mobile navigation app that we here at ZAGGblog have written about extensively over the years. The Google-owned app is in the news this week, however, because some law enforcement officials are asking for one of the most popular features of the app to be disabled, citing the safety of police officers. [...]

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Report: Apple Touch ID Can Be ‘Hacked’ Using Photos Of Users’ Fingerprints

One of the really nice features of Apple’s latest iOS devices has been Touch ID, the fingerprint-sensing capability to let you quickly log into your device, purchase apps, and enter passwords, without needing to type. A “hacker” group in Europe is warning, however, that Touch ID might have some vulnerabilities, specifically, that a fingerprint can [...]

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Sony Hack Reveals a Lot of Snapchat’s Future Plans

Remember last month when I told you about Sony Pictures being hacked? Well, as it turned out, it was kinda a big deal, and some of the e-mails that were leaked because of this hack had to do with Snapchat. Here’s a rundown of the basics: Snapchat bought a QR scanning app/service called Scan.me (a company Zagg [...]

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How About 1Password for Everything? Now it’s Finally Happening!

I’m a big online shopper, and once it hit November, I realized quickly that I not only have a different password for all the sites I do my shopping on, but that it’s also hard to remember all these passwords. Maybe you’ve had similar problems. Some are written down on “stickies” on my Macbook Dashboard [...]

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Sony Was Hacked…This Is What They Saw

Poor Sony Pictures. They’re having quite a Thanksgiving week. Employees came to work on Monday to their entire network down and an interesting message saying they had been hacked by a group going by “GOP,” or Guardians of Peace. This Reddit user, who claims to have worked at Sony Pictures, posted this photo from a [...]

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Intel Is Turning Internet Security In To A Game

Online privacy and security has been a really hot topic these past few years. It seems that we can’t go very long before we hear of a celebrity’s account being hacked or a major security breach requiring everyone to reset every password. Because our passwords are so much a part of our lives, it is [...]

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This Gadget is a Winter Sport Enthusiast’s Best Friend

Winter is coming. And for all the long nights and cold days that winter brings, it also blesses us all with that fluffy, white, wonderful precipitation known as snow—and the return of skiing and snowboarding. If you happen to be into one or both of these late-year activities, you may be interested in supporting a [...]

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Twitter Wants To Get Rid Of Passwords For Everything By Using Phones

One of the major announcements out of Twitter’s developer conference, Flight, this week, was a new initiative from the company called “Digits” that aims to make passwords obsolete by making it easier for websites and companies to use mobile phones as the primary device used to authenticate users. The Verge spelled out the full details [...]

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Apple Makes It More Difficult To Sell Stolen iOS Devices

If you’ve ever lost one of your mobile devices, or had one stolen, you know the sick feeling you get in the pit of your stomach. That feeling is so bad, that if you’re ever buying a used mobile device from someone, you might want to go a few extra steps to make sure you’re [...]

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