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Burner, The Disposable Phone Number App, Updates With Plugins And Premium Numbers

iOS: Burner, the app that lets you generate disposable numbers for dating sites, selling stuff online, or anything else you’d need private calls or texts for, just unveiled a new version with some third-party plugins and premium offerings that are worth a look.

LogMeIn Just Acquired LastPass

One of our favourite remote management tools, LogMeIn, just acquired LastPass, our favourite password manager. The companies have plans to merge their products in the near future, so big changes are coming.

Betternet Is A Free, Unlimited VPN With No Registration

Windows/iOS/Android/Chrome/Firefox: A good VPN is a handy tool. A free, unlimited one is even better. Betternet aims to make using a VPN (as well as my wordplay) dead simple.

The Pros And Cons Of Automating Network Security

The automation of IT is on the rise, as noted by Gartner earlier this week as organisations increasingly opt to use intelligent systems that obviate the need for human intervention. But security is a touchy area when it comes to automation. Sure, there are probably a lot of repetitive tasks that security professionals would love to hand over to machines but they are reluctant to relinquish control. We take a look at the pros and cons of automation in network security.

Google Patches Stagefright 2 Vulnerabilities For Nexus Devices

We’ve reported on the security flaws that exist on Android devices collectively known as Stagefright, which was first discovered a few months ago. Google has now issued a patch for the Stagefright 2 bugs for its own Nexus devices.

More Stagefright Security Vulnerabilities Found That Affects Nearly Every Android Device

We’ve heard a lot about Stagefright, the collective name for the critical vulnerabilities which makes an estimated 950 million Android devices open to attacks was found earlier this year. Now two new security bugs have been discovered which affects even more Android devices. This is what we know about Stagefright 2.0.

Add A Custom Message To Windows 10's Login Screen With Your Contact Info

Adding contact info to your device’s login or lock screen is a good way to help your lost stuff find its way back to you. Here’s how to add a message with your info to Windows 10’s login screen.

Google To Rollout HTTPS Support For Blogger Service

Google’s blog publishing service, Blogger, will be getting HTTPS support which will bring an added layer of security for content authors and visitors. Bloggers using the service can opt in today.

There's An Easy Way For Attackers To Bypass Apple's Anti-Malware Feature On OS X

A quick and easy way to trick Apple’s anti-malware feature, Gatekeeper, into letting malicious files through on machines running Mac OS X has been found. Oh, the irony.

WinRAR Security Vulnerability Still Waiting For A Patch

There is a gaping security hole that has yet to be patched on the popular file compression software, WinRAR. The vulnerability affects the latest version of the software.

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