Line Messenger Introduces End-To-End Encryption

by Farhan · 5 hours ago · No Comments · 180 views

Line Letter Sealing

Line is adding a new layer of protection for its users by introducing end-to-end encryption in its mobile messaging app. ‘Letter Sealing’ will replace Line’s existing method of encrypting messages with a more secure system by allowing the users to exchange public keys instead of having server side encryption.

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Gigantic Move: Dell To Acquire EMC For USD 67 Billion

by Chief Chapree · 23 hours ago · 6 Comments · 1.8k views

Dell / EMC Server

The name EMC might be foreign to many average users out there but the 36 years old company is actually one of the biggest name in tech industry. Specializing in enterprise storage, cloud computing, and data protection, the company will soon be acquired by Dell in what said to be one of the largest deal in the tech industry.

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Microsoft Office 2016 Launched In Malaysia; Office 365 Subscription Price Increased

by Farhan · 1 day ago · 18 Comments · 2.4k views

Office 2016

Microsoft Office 2016 has been officially launched in Malaysia, and is now available in over 300 retail stores across the country. The updated version of Microsoft’s productivity suite now includes a new applications known as Sway, which is intended to help people put together presentations (and is technically an alternative to Powerpoint).

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Apple Acknowledges YiSpecter Malware for iOS Devices, Already Fixed it Since iOS 8.4 Update

by Huei Song · 1 week ago · No Comments · 559 views


Hot off the heels of an XcodeGhost malware that infected over 40 popular Chinese apps, security firm, Palo Alto Networks, recently discovered yet another malware for iOS devices called YiSpecter. The malware exploit private APIs in iOS, and affects mostly users in China and Taiwan. Apple says that they are aware of the issue, and it has already been resolved in iOS 8.4.

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Patreon Site Hacked; Gigabytes Of Data Leaked

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 503 views

Patreon Home Page

Crowdfunding site Patreon has reported that its servers have been breached, and that someone had accessed its stored email addresses. This was followed by a massive data dump claiming to be information stolen from Patreon’s servers; data that includes user names, password data, donation records, and even source code.

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Apple Releases More Information About Privacy for iOS 9 and iPhone Features

by Huei Song · 2 weeks ago · No Comments · 214 views

Apple Privacy Update

With so many hacks and vulnerabilities going in for mobile devices, privacy is definitely one of the most important things phone manufacturers should focus on. Apple recently updated its privacy website with more details to how your data is used in iOS 9 and the iPhone.

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Kit

by Farhan · 2 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.7k views

Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Kit

Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Core is the company’s attempt to get a piece of the embedded software pie. To that end, it has teamed up with Adafruit to provide potential developers and creators with a Raspberry Pi 2 starter kit that provides the buyer with everything he or she needs to get started building with the Windows 10 IoT Core OS.

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Research Discovers That Antivirus Software Is Vulnerable To Cyberattacks

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 1.9k views

Kaspersky Stack overflow exploit

Security software exists with the intention of protecting computers from attackers and malware. However, research is showing that these antivirus programmes are not as secure as people believe they are, and could potentially open people to attacks that they would otherwise be safe from.

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Office 2016 Now Available Everywhere: Starts At RM 22 Per Month

by Chief Chapree · 3 weeks ago · 1 Comment · 2.1k views

Microsoft Office 2016 - Word 2016

After the public preview goes live few months ago, Microsoft has now officially launched Office 2016 to the masses. The launch earlier this week brings together new version for all the programs within the popular productivity suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Project, Visio, and Access.

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Celcom Launches Zipit Chat, a New Chat App that Boasts “Military Grade” AES256 Encryption

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · 9 Comments · 1.9k views

Celcom Zipit Chat Launch

We send a lot of messages everyday, most of which are private and confidential, and Celcom wants to help your messages stay that way. The telco today launched Zipit Chat, a new chat app that lets you send and receive SMS’s, chats and emails with “absolute privacy”. On top of that, there are additional security features like self-destruct and more.

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Security Firm Offers RM4.27 Million Bounty For iOS Exploits

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.2k views


iOS is often considered to be the most secure mobile operating system available, aside from BlackBerry. However, most secure does not mean invulnerable. To this end security firm Zerodium is offering a US$1 million (RM4.27 million) bounty for exploits that would allow attackers to remotely hijack devices running on the new iOS9.

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AVG Antivirus Wants To Sell User Data To Third Parties

by Farhan · 3 weeks ago · 2 Comments · 1k views

AVG LOGO_3D_4 flags_FINAL_lens letters

AVG Antivirus recently updated its privacy policy to include some rather unsettling terms. Under the clarified policy, AVG is able to sell user search and browser history data to third parties. The new policy goes into effect on 15 October, giving users time to opt out and uninstall the anti-virus from their computers.

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