A set of security flaws in microchips could allow hackers to steal personal information from your computer, smartphone and tablet, a group of researchers said. The researchers at Google’s Project Zero and academic institutions including the Graz University of Technology in Austria discovered the problem last year and disclosed it Wednesday.
Two Quebec law firms are seeking authorization to file a class-action lawsuit against Apple for allegedly violating the province’s consumer-protection law. READ MORE: Apple reduces replacement batteries to $35 to apologize for slowing down older iPhones They filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court last Dec. 29 after Apple acknowledged having secretly
An international team of disease detectives has shed new light on a virus that kills almost a million people around the world each year by probing an unusual source — the mummified remains of a young child who died about 450 years ago in Renaissance Italy. The scientists were able
Google says a newly discovered security vulnerability initially thought to be linked to most modern computers is actually a threat to smartphones and tablets as well. READ MORE: Ransomware like WannaCry is an ‘escalating threat,’ says Europol Director Security researchers on Wednesday disclosed a set of security flaws that they
HQ Trivia might just be the hottest new app to come out of 2017. With hundreds of thousands of users in just a few months, and a new beta Android app to complement the Apple version, more and more people are tuning into the new type of trivia game. It
The Trump administration stepped up its support for protesters in Iran on Tuesday, calling on the government to stop blocking Instagram and other social media sites while encouraging Iranians to use special software to circumvent controls. Iran, the Number One State of Sponsored Terror with numerous violations of Human Rights
A New Brunswick woman’s photographs of a brilliant weather phenomenon known as light pillars are capturing international attention. Sophie Melanson snapped the photos outside her home in Moncton last Friday. It was the third time that week she had seen the bright light show. “I grabbed [my camera] instantly because
Britain may impose new taxes on tech giants like Google and Facebook unless they do more to combat online extremism by taking down material aimed at radicalizing people or helping them to prepare attacks, the country’s security minister says. Ben Wallace accused tech firms of being happy to sell people’s
This is the second part in a two-part series. For part one, please click here. There’s no sure formula for what makes a video connect with our audience. Some of them are troubling, like the coach who forces high school cheerleaders into the splits while they sob in agony. Some
Dec 31 (Reuters) – WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook, suffered a global outage for about an hour on Sunday before the problem was fixed. “WhatsApp users around the world experienced a brief outage today that has now been resolved,” a WhatsApp spokeswoman said in an emailed statement.