security

U.S. issues travel alert for Europe, citing threat of terrorist attacks

  In the alert, the State Department cited recent incidents in France, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom and said Islamic State and al Qaeda "have the ability to plan and execute terrorist attacks in Europe", according to Reuters. The State Department's previous

Singapore to use robot security guards to patrol premises soon

The 1.6m-tall robots have five cameras on its long neck, two front cameras, and four wheels. The robot can also record licence plates, as well as a 360-degree view of surrounding activities from up to 10 meters (32 feet) away, Joinfo.com reports

Facebook launches security key for safer logins

Facebook users can now use a security key to authenticate their identity during the login process. If you use a security key, hackers won’t be able to get into your Facebook account, even if they have your username and password, Joinfo.com reports with

WhatsApp security flaw allows snooping on encrypted messages

A security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service, The Guardian reports. Facebook claims that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages, not even the company