Did Ziva Redeem Weird NCIS? Will P.D. Cop O.D.? Did Supergirl Reveal Satisfy? Is Five-0 Security Lax? And More Qs!

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Game of Thrones, Supergirl, NCIS and Chicago P.D.! 1 | On Hawaii Five-0, even if Hassan’s wife came toting a plastic gun, doesn’t HQ security check backpacks? Also, can you believe […]

Inherent security bugs in Apple devices required the use of VPNs

It is hard to imagine that a company with $62.9 billion in revenues over the last quarter of 2019 was unable to find the worst ever bug in iOS history. Rather, it was 14-year old teenage boy. It is called the FaceTime bug that made it possible to monitor audio and video content undetected. It […]

Users alarmed by undisclosed microphone in Nest Security System

Enlarge / You can’t see it, but there is actually a microphone in here. (credit: Nest) Google’s Nest smart home brand is in hot water this week after news surfaced (via Daring Fireball) that its home security system, Nest Secure, shipped with an undisclosed microphone. Google activated the microphone earlier this month for Google Assistant […]

‘British citizen? She has rights’ Security minister on ISIS bride Shamima Begum's return

Good Morning Britain was hosted by Ben Shepherd and Kate Garraway today and joining them on a live video link was the Security Minister Ben Wallace MP to discuss the matter of British ISIS schoolgirl Shamima Begum, who has said she wants to return to the UK.  Begum was one of three schoolgirls who left […]

Windows 7 Extended Security Updates will double in price each year

Windows 7’s free support period ends on January 14, 2020. Microsoft is offering three years of support updates for the operating system on a paid basis with a new program called Extended Security Updates (ESU). Unlike previous after-life support options for Windows, which were offered as part of separately negotiated support contracts, the Windows 7 […]

Google Maps Street View: Unusual security breach spotted – you’ll never guess who’s guilty

Google Maps Street View has photographed an incredibly odd image in Australia. It appears to show a security breach underway – but the perpetrators are not what one would expect. The snap, taken on the Canberra Centenary Trail, shows an outpost for emergency services. The small building comes with the sign “ACT (Australian Capital Territory) […]

US transport security workers forced to work for free during shutdown call in sick en masse

US Transportation Security Administration employees are calling in sick in protest over being forced to work without pay during the government shutdown that shows no signs of ending after 14 days. After a recent CNN report that call-ins have shot up, more than doubling in some cases and affecting four major airports, TSA and its […]