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5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

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Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless is much more open to eavesdroppers than wired networks, which means you have to be more diligent about security. But there’s a lot more to Wi-Fi security than just setting a simple password. Investing time […]

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Hackers trick iris scanner to unlock Samsung Galaxy S8

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When it comes to security and the iris recognition technology used in its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone, Samsung touted, “The patterns in your irises are unique to you and are virtually impossible to replicate, meaning iris authentication is one of the safest ways to keep your phone locked and the contents private.” But the Chaos […]

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Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device

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A survey sponsored by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. found that 64 percent of respondents are doubtful that their organization can prevent a mobile cyberattack, leaving employees’ personal information vulnerable to theft. Alvaro Hoyos, chief information security officer at OneLogin, said that number does not surprise him. He said the employees might not know the […]

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IDG Contributor Network: MasterCard puts a finger on fraud

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Most credit card verification systems only verify whether the card is valid and not if the presenter is the authorized cardholder. MasterCard intends to address that with its newly introduced card with a built-in fingerprint sensor. This new MasterCard gives customers the option of using a single digit rather than a PIN. It’s a very […]

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How to prevent your mobile app from getting hacked

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The average user has around 26 to 55 applications downloaded to his smartphone device. Most likely, you have entertainment and gaming apps, a banking app, a few social media apps, fitness apps, and eCommerce apps to shop at your favorite stores. While you probably don’t care if an app like TriviaCrack gets hacked, a lot […]

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Samsung taps DOD tech veteran to head enterprise push

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Samsung Electronics has appointed the former CIO of the U.S. Department of Defense to help a global push to expand its mobile enterprise business. Terry Halvorsen served as chief information officer at the Pentagon from 2015 until this year. Before that, he served as deputy commander of the Navy Cyber Forces and deputy commander of the […]