Month: April 2015

Max out your privacy with Apple

These days Apple is one of the only (if not the only) global-scale consumer tech companies that seems to prioritize customer privacy. Apple doesn’t merely keep your personal data private, they increasingly make it harder for them (or anyone) to even collect it in the first place. Link: Max out your privacy with Apple

Oberthur Technologies Unveils More Secure Payment Cards

While the mode of payment card security is still up for debate in the United States, France’s Oberthur Technologies is looking towards the future. Oberthur Technologies has devised a battery-powered payment card with an e-ink screen that generates a new CVV every 40 to 60 seconds. Link: Oberthur Technologies Unveils More Secure Payment Cards

The Unfortunate Growth Sector: Cybersecurity

In 2012, a computer virus known as Shamoon wiped the hard drives on tens of thousands of computers belonging to Saudi Aramaco, Saudi Arabia’s oil & gas behemoth, and left a burning American flag on screens of the infected devices. Link: The Unfortunate Growth Sector: Cybersecurity