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TalkTalk Introduces Voice Authentication

Remember all those times that you’ve had to ring up a company and they’ve got one through the entire Spanish inquisition to find out if you are who you say you are, only to then say…

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Google Testing New Password-less Login

It’s no secret that Google hates passwords, as a result, they are now trialling a new system that allows you to log in to your Google account without the password. The only requirement is the use…

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The Role Human Error Plays When Encrypted Communication Apps Are Compromised.

Encrypted communication tools and software have seen a steady rise since the many surveillance revelations that were exposed by whistleblowers, such as Edward Snowdon. The notion of encrypting your emails, web browsing history and even phone…

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GCHQ Claims Longer Passwords Are Unnecessary

GCHQ is a government body which monitors communication in the UK and protects the security of its citizens. While the organization remains fairly aloof, it has come under a great deal of scrutiny in lieu of the…

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See How Many Popular Apps Failed to Protect Your Password

When using an app developed by a big company, you might think that it is trustworthy and ensures your security and privacy. Well, a recent test proved how easy and vulnerable a lot of popular iOS…

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FIDO United! More Backers Emerge for Removing Passwords

Everything you do online, and sometimes offline relies on you remember a string of characters, numbers and even symbols sometimes. These can be anything from your pet name, to something randomly generated by a program you’ve…

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ZTE Grand S3 to Make Use of Biometric Technology for Authentication

ZTE appears to have seen a lot of potential in biometric technology and is currently shifting to embed the new technology in its Grand S3 smartphone. The company is looking to add a new authentication feature…

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Man Receives Access to High School Girl’s Account Due To Instagram Bug

There are a lot of applications out that which let users sign in using their Facebook account. However, Instagram is one application which ‘assumes’ that individuals have the same e-mail account for both services. This has…