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Another reason to quit social media this Holy Week: your safety

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Some tech-savvy Christians have made going on a social media break this Holy Week as a form of sacrifice, but the Philippine National Police (PNP) has another reason as to why people need to take things easy when posting in their social networking accounts—their safety.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

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Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices, the company said Friday.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Zuckerberg says US government threat to Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. AP FILE PHOTO

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he had called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Spam drops in 2013, says security software firm

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Could the days of spam or unwanted and unsolicited messages received through email be over?

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

‘Password’ no longer the Internet’s worst password

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The number sequence “123456″ has overtaken “password” as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.

Posted: January 22nd, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Snapchat hackers post phone numbers of 4.6M users online

File photo shows Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel in Los Angeles. Hackers broke into the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced.  AP

Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced.

Posted: January 3rd, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

LG looking into claim smart TVs grab user data

In this Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012 file photo, South Korean models pose with a CINEMA 3D Smart TV during a press conference to introduce the LG Electronics' television and the company's marketing strategy for 2012 in Seoul, South Korea. LG Electronics Inc. said it is investigating a claim that some of its smart TVs send information on home viewing habits back to the company without consent. The investigation comes after Jason Huntley, a 45-year-old IT consultant in Britain, detailed in his blog how his LG smart TV logged the channels he was watching and sent the data to LG. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

LG Electronics Inc. said it is investigating a claim that some of its smart TVs send information on home viewing habits back to the company without consent.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Snowden’s father arrives in Moscow in search of son

A man looks in Moscow on October 10, 2013, at a computer screen displaying  Lon Snowden (R), the father of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, speaking during his interview with Russian website LifeNews  upon his arrival  in at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport. Lon Snowden  arrived early today in Moscow, hoping to meet his son for the first time since the latter became a fugitive. AFP

The father of Edward Snowden arrived in Moscow Thursday, hoping to meet his son for the first time since the former US intelligence contractor became a fugitive after leaking sensational details of US covert surveillance.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Cybercriminals steal info from Facebook, other social media

Myla Pilao, director Core Technology of TrendLabs Marketing. INQUIRER.NET/MATIKAS SANTOS

Without Filipino netizens knowing, their identity and personal information could already have been stolen by cybercriminals through their social network profiles or accounts.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Britain recruiting cyber-warriors

British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond (R) walks with Britain's Chief of the Defense Staff, General Nick Houghton, as they arrive in Downing Street ahead of a meeting of the National Security Council in central London on August 28, 2013. British Prime Minister David Cameron was set to chair a meeting with top ministers and defense chiefs of the National Security Council on August 28 to discuss a response to the Syria crisis in the wake of a chemical weapons attack that Washington, London and Paris believe was carried out by the Syrian regime. AFP

Britain is to set up a dedicated military unit to counter cyber attacks, the defense secretary announced Sunday as he issued a call for tech-savvy new recruits.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

Pentagon group’s Twitter account suspended over Davao blasts joke

The Pentagon building in Washington, DC, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. AFP FILE PHOTO

The US Department of Defense has suspended the Twitter account of its counter-improvised explosive device group after it cracked a joke about twin blasts in cinemas in Davao City that people in the security circles didn’t find funny.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

New iPhone app in US targets child predators

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The US Department of Homeland Security enlisted smartphone users in its fight against child pornography Thursday with an iPhone app intended to make it easier to report suspected child predators.

Posted: September 13th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smartphone, tablet apps can locate stolen unit, take photos of thief

Bryan Sat, Kaspersky Labs SEA, Philippines Business Development Manager, highlights the security features of their new Mobile and Tablet security software. The program can discreetly take photos from the front-facing camera of any device, track its location via GPS, and remotely delete all personal data stored in the device.

Your smartphone or tablet is stolen when suddenly it begins taking photographs of the thief and then upload it on a website.

Posted: July 31st, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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