iPhone Feature May Incur High Data Overage Charges

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Published: January 11, 2016
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iPhone Feature May Incur High Data Overage Charges  | read this item

An added feature in Apple’s iOS 9 might bring high bills at the end of the month for some iPhone and iPad users even when they think they are not using data. The new item is called ‘Wi-Fi Assist’ and it is intended to prevent disruption or inconsistent connectivity due to internet connection loss when […]

Security Flaw Found In Widely Used Login Protocols

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Published: May 2, 2014
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OAuth and OpenID – two widely used login protocols for websites such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn, Microsoft, PayPal, Yahoo, and many others – have a security flaw, according to Wang Jing, a Ph.D student at Nanyang Technological University, which could be used to steal data and redirect users to malicious websites. OAuth and OpenID let […]

Bug In Microsoft Internet Explorer Opens Up Vulnerability To Hackers

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Published: April 29, 2014
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Bug In Microsoft Internet Explorer Opens Up Vulnerability To Hackers  | read this item

As has been reported in various media outlets, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday issued a bulletin advising regular internet users to avoid using any version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) until further notice. A security flaw – commonly referred to as a ‘bug’ – in the program makes it vulnerable to an attack […]