A night vision video recording app for Android called Cámara Visión Nocturna has been secretly signing people up for a paid messaging service according to Fast Company. Antivirus software company Avast announced it discover the flawShow More Summary
Secret is one of the numerous anonymous iPhone apps that lets people post messages insulting others. One big concern about these types of services is that they could be hacked to expose all of your once-secret posts. Wired's Roberto Baldwin explains that the latest update to the app has a new feature to ensure your posts stay anonymous and protected. Show More Summary
From tweeting to photographing models herself to customer service, Diana Harbour is re-defining what it means to be hands-on. Here are the secrets to social selling she's learned with The Red Dress Boutique. Less than a decade ago Diana...Show More Summary
Antivirus software company Avast has found another bad app(le) on Android: Cámara Visión Nocturna, a night-vision video recording app. Beware of what you download--that free app could cost you. Read Full Story
When I launched a side business about five years ago coaching people about their finances, I enjoyed it so much that I barely charged — if I charged at all — for my services. Many of the people I was helping were in the hole — and desperately trying to get out. Show More Summary
The Lifesaver may look like a regular durable iPhone case, but the new Indiegogo campaign has a panic button built-in that will contact emergency services immediately and provide them with your details and location straight away. The button itself...
Thank you, Secret Service. But... at airports?
A hacker utilized a Google Maps exploit to reroute calls to the San Francisco FBI office and the Secret Service, allowing him to record the calls. Image via Valleywag An ex-Marine turned hacker used his powers for good last week, exploiting a flaw in Google Maps to tap into phone calls from the FBI’s San Francisco field office and the Secret Service. Read more »
It should be noted that moving forward from this point, we are not responsible for any House of Cards spoilers. Otherwise, it would be impossible for us to discuss the gasp-inducing twist involving Secret Service agent Edward Meechum, when his loyalty for the Underwood power couple went from professional to... More »
"On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969) is widely considered one of the best James Bond films. This was no small achievement considering that the series had just lost Sean Connery, its bona-fide star who was clearly born to play the role. Show More Summary
Taking a page out of his federal-shutdown playbook, Mayor Vincent C. Gray saw an opportunity to make some noise Tuesday when, once again, federal Washington infringed on business as usual for local D.C. The infringement this time was Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netayahu’s visit to town, in particular his accommodations at the Willard Intercontinental, which […]
The huge Chinese audience offers nearly limitless opportunities for social media businesses, but there's a lot to learn about the market before you can cash in. Last month, social media giant Facebook acquired messaging service WhatsApp for $19 billion, reportedly to help the social media company buttress its presence overseas. Show More Summary
Buying the world’s biggest and most reclusive messaging service took more than just money, but months of gaining its founders' trust and a promise of independence.
A network engineer intentionally created fake business listings for the FBI and Secret Service without them knowing to prove a point to Google once and for all that its business listings on Google Maps had major loopholes and were primed for spam.
Despite reports that special access is somehow a secret monopoly, today's reality is that the business market served by special access services is robustly competitive--and many Americans (including businesses) have already abandoned it.
Just yesterday, we posted about Bryan Seely, a man willing to speak about the copious manipulation of Google Maps that’s seriously affecting small businesses. Seely had since spoken about a more dire vulnerability in Google Maps, which allowed him to tap calls to the FBI and Secret Service. Turns out, the FBI and Secret Service get some quite mundane calls. More »
No evidence yet of actual breach, retailer says.
The retail world is still feeling the aftershocks that rumbled through the industry after Target revealed it was hit in a hack attack that exposed credit card info and personal data of up to 110 million customers. As such, inside sources are whispering that Sears is the focus of a new probe from the U.S. Secret Service to see … [More]
And now Sears? Bloomberg reports that the Secret Service is investigating a possible security breach at the retailer. There's not much more to the story at this point, and so no way to tell whether this might be something on par with Target's breach. In a statement, Sears says it...
Bill Clinton and Sean Penn came face-to-face in Hollywood last night... but there was no real beef... because they were eating at a vegan restaurant. Clinton -- with a full secret service escort -- hit up Crossroads restaurant... to meet Penn for…