The Gates May Open for Third-Party Services in iOS 14

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Apple iOS Third Praty Apps

Apple Inc. is well-known for its longstanding policies surrounding third-party apps and services. The word is, with the iOS 14 Update, Apple Inc. is now considering opening the floodgates and allowing third-party apps and services to be installed and replace Apple’s own default apps if the user desires. This would be a big move considering how Apple has not allowed … Read More

Amazon Echo Security Bug Gets Pwned

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Pwn2Own Contest Amazon Echo Hacked

Two whitehat security researchers, Team Fluoroacetate’s Amat Cama and Richard Zhu, recently won this year’s Pwn2Own security contest in Tokyo. The two took home the Master of Pwn title for the third consecutive year along with a $60,000 prize for exposing a massive security breach in the Amazon Echo, a smart display powered by Alexa. The patch gap vulnerability Cama … Read More

Practicing Safe Online Transactions in E-commerce

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Ecommerce Security and Protection

Purchasing goods over the internet is not a new concept. Recent statistics from statista.com show that there are over 2 billion digital buyers worldwide in 2019 alone. The most common items purchased are clothing, electronics, vitamins, and pet supplies, and not just from one vendor. The majority of consumers begin their purchasing journey on Amazon and are highly influenced by … Read More