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How to Protect Yourself After T-Mobile's Big Data Breach

How to Protect Yourself After T-Mobile's Big Data Breach

T-Mobile has confirmed a data breach has affected a subset of its customers, with additional reporting from TechCrunch putting that figure at an estimated 1M+ accounts (or so). In other words, this is
Beware a New Scam That Asks for Your Bank PIN on the Phone

Beware a New Scam That Asks for Your Bank PIN on the Phone

How easy is it to get caught up in a financial phishing scam? Just ask Twitter user Pieter Gunst. He faced “the most credible phishing attempt I’ve experienced to date,” he wrote, outlining the steps
[Update: More details] Pixel lockscreen PIN bug is making phones unusable

[Update: More details] Pixel lockscreen PIN bug is making phones unusable

Update 1: 2019/09/24 7:25am PDT More details on workaround Dozens of Pixel owners are reporting that they can't authenticate into their devices because every time they put their PIN in, the phone
Pixel lockscreen PIN bug is making phones unusable

Pixel lockscreen PIN bug is making phones unusable

Dozens of Pixel owners are reporting that they can't authenticate into their devices because every time they put their PIN in, the phone loops them back to the lock screen. The issue, which was first
Android TV will benefit once Assistant is linked to live TV guide data

Android TV will benefit once Assistant is linked to live TV guide data

Remember Android TV? Google does, and not just so it can throw some unexpected advertisements on it. During the opening day of I/O 2019, Google revealed that over 80 percent of Android TV devices are

Xfinity Mobile PINs were left as '0000' by default

Comcast is a media and telecoms conglomerate that made close to $28 billion in the last three months of 2018. You would think that a company of that size, and wealth, would be able to avoid a security
Spies, Nazis, Beautiful Women, Mobs, Daredevil Explorers, Heroes & Traitors In Incredible Adventure Artworks Of Mort Künstler

Spies, Nazis, Beautiful Women, Mobs, Daredevil Explorers, Heroes & Traitors In Incredible Adventure Artworks Of Mort Künstler

Mort Künstler is best known today for his vivid paintings of scenes from American history, specifically the Revolutionary War and...
President Christmas-Movie-Villain, Giuliani May Just Be Drunk 12.20.18

President Christmas-Movie-Villain, Giuliani May Just Be Drunk 12.20.18

In episode 298, Jack and Miles are joined by Stuff You Should Know co-host and The End Of The World host Josh Clark to discuss Twitter trends including Will Smith as the Genie, the Carlton dance

Thieves steal a Tesla Model S by hacking the entry fob

A Tesla owner who recorded thieves stealing his Model S by hacking the passive entry system has published the video on YouTube so we can all watch (and learn). It shows the crooks using a tablet to
What's the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?

What's the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?

I remember all the hubbub when Apple first announced Face ID back in September of 2017. There were countless articles and thought pieces criticizing Apple for the terrible experience its new security
What's the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?

What's the Best Way to Unlock Your iPhone?

I remember all the hubbub when Apple first announced Face ID back in September of 2017. There were countless articles and thought pieces criticizing Apple for the terrible experience its new security
What's the Best Way to Unlock Your Android Phone?

What's the Best Way to Unlock Your Android Phone?

There are a number of different ways to unlock an Android smartphone or tablet. In fact, you probably have a favorite one you’ve been using for as long as you’ve owned your device. We’re all creatures
What's the Best Way to Unlock Your Android Phone?

What's the Best Way to Unlock Your Android Phone?

There are a number of different ways to unlock an Android smartphone or tablet. In fact, you probably have a favorite one you’ve been using for as long as you’ve owned your device. We’re all creatures

Major UK electrical retailer Dixons Carphone confirms it was hacked

One of Europe's largest electrical retailers has been the subject of a cyber attack that's compromised more than 5.9 million card records. Dixons Carphone, the owner of Currys PC World and Dixons
[Update: Rolling out in Chrome 67 on desktop now] Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

[Update: Rolling out in Chrome 67 on desktop now] Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

Update 1: 2018/05/30 6:34pm PDT Chrome 67 is now rolling out on the desktop, with the Web Authentication API included. We'll have a full post about the changes in Chrome 67 once it becomes
Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

Web Authentication API aims to make passwords unnecessary

Passwords are kind of a pain. You probably have sign-in credentials for about a million services, and ideally, they're all different. Password managers can help, but they're often finicky. A new
[Update: Instructions] BLU issues software fix for faulty Life One X2 update that left owners with unusable phones

[Update: Instructions] BLU issues software fix for faulty Life One X2 update that left owners with unusable phones

Update 1: 2017/12/05 9:39am PST We've received the instructions for applying the necessary fix from BLU. For your convenience, we've included them just below. The update, as expected, needs to be
BLU issues software fix for faulty Life One X2 update that left owners with unusable phones

BLU issues software fix for faulty Life One X2 update that left owners with unusable phones

Around a week ago, BLU issued a broken software update for its Life One X2 phone. In at least some cases, users who applied the update were locked out of their phones. Late this afternoon, BLU's

PinOut brings you back to your pinball glory daze (review)

I’m guessing that you have not played a game of pinball in a good long while. Let alone thought about pinball, for that matter. For a brief moment in your life, this quarter-played arcade staple was a
Verizon wasn’t hacked, but change your PIN right now

Verizon wasn’t hacked, but change your PIN right now

Verizon wasn’t hacked, but customers who used the company’s customer support service in the past six months should take action to protect their accounts, as personal data may have been accessed by