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Android devices are easy targets for hacking fingerprints

If you think fingerprint scanners or sensors are more secure, you may be wrong. Some hackers believe that there are several ways to hack those fingerprints according to a new research presented recently at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Tao Wei and Yulong Zhang, researchers at FireEye said there are new ways to hack Android devices and get the fingerprints.

Woman files case against Google for unauthorized charges

Racking up hundreds to thousand of dollars on your mobile phone or data account is not unusual. We've heard of similar situations already since anything is actually vulnerable to security hacks especially if one is not careful. The latest case is that of a California woman who is filing a complaint against Google for its inadequate security. Because of security flaws, her Google Play Store account has been exploited by hackers. The result: thousands of dollars of unauthorized charges.

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More than ever, security and privacy has become by-words in the tech industry, especially after Edward Snowden dropped his bombshell of a revelation. But security isn't as simple as flicking a switch. And sometimes, knowing how hackers act and think can just be as important as knowing how to defend yourself. Never fear! Now you can learn all about that with our White Hat Security Hacker Bundle, designed to empower you with knowledge and skills to become a security expert, and hopefully not a hacker.

iOS 7 has popular Apple hacker eying switch to Android

As we all know, last week the team at Apple announced and revealed their all-new and completely redesigned iOS 7. A lot of people love it, some don't, and obviously this is just the early beta stages of their new mobile OS. However, this morning a popular and well received iOS hacker and jailbreak master didn't have very kind words to say about the new OS. In fact, he's considering switching to Android.

Google Wallet PIN can be compromised on rooted Android devices

When progressing through a Google Wallet transaction via NFC, the system requires the user to input his/her PIN to follow through with their transaction. Zvelo, a respected security firm based in Colorado, has communicated to Google that due to their current security architecture, rooted devices PIN information is at risk. Most of you are not included in this small pool of people, and should be safe.