Hackers Can Guess Your PIN by Using Smartphone Sensor Data: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The latest study shows the highest accuracy for guessing PINs Gyroscopes and proximity sensors can be tapped for motion details Using these sensors requires to permission from users Data from your smartphone sensors can reveal PINs and passwords to hackers and allow them to unlock your mobile devices, according […]

Oppo Partners Reliance Jio to Offer Up to 100GB Additional Data

Chinese handset maker Oppo on Monday partnered with telecom operator Reliance Jio to provide special data benefits to new buyers of its smartphones. According to the new offer, customers who purchase a new Oppo handset and recharge with a denomination of Rs. 309 or above will get additional 4G data up to 100GB (up […]

Lower mortgage rates push more borrowers to refinance, as Harvey mucks up the data

Total mortgage application volume increased 3.3 percent, from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted report. Volume remains 23 percent lower than the same week one year ago, when rates were even lower. After pulling back for the last few weeks, more homeowners applied for a […]

Micromax Announces Data Partnership With Affle

Micromax Informatics on Tuesday announced data partnership with mobile audience intelligence and analytics platforms firm Affle to deliver better audience intelligence and blended native advertising solutions to its over 60 million users in India. Affle would leverage its Data Management Platform (mTraction) and ad optimisation platform (MAAS) to deliver data-driven […]

Santander U.S. Mortgage Data Shows Racial, Economic Discrimination: Group

The logo of Santander bank is seen on the wall of a branch in Monterrey, Mexico November 24, 2016. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril REUTERS By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. Northeast […]

PlayStation, Xbox Piracy Forums Hack Reportedly Sees Data of 2.5 Million Users Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS Two popular ISO sites for Xbox 360 and PSP games were hacked 2.5 million user details were made public this weekend Both sites used the MD5 hashing system that’s easy to overcome Two popular piracy forums, Xbox360ISO.com and PSPISO.com, were hacked in 2015. Late this weekend, the user data […]