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Unencrypted Cookie Creates Huge WordPress Vulnerability, Compromises 2-Step Authentication

Unencrypted Cookie Creates Huge WordPress Vulnerability, Compromises 2-Step Authentication

WordPress.com is one of the most popular hosting platforms online. Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has now identified a gaping vulnerability in WordPress.com which essentially allows anyone with basic hacking skills to access a WordPress account and hijack it for good.

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New NASA Book Explores The Possibilities Of Communicating With Aliens

New NASA Book Explores The Possibilities Of Communicating With Aliens

We have seen so many science fiction movies about aliens that it seems almost rudimentary to ask this: how will we contact and communicate with the aliens? A new NASA book called ‘Archaeology, Anthropology and Interstellar Communication’ explores this question.

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VirusTotal Releases Malware Detection App Compatible With Mac

VirusTotal Releases Malware Detection App Compatible With Mac

VirusTotal is a Google-owned site that provides free tools to scan for viruses and other security threats. The company has now released a Mac-compatible version of its flagship VirusTotal uploader app, available for free.

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Mealspec Announces Flameless Heater Which Can Cook Actual Food

Mealspec Announces Flameless Heater Which Can Cook Actual Food

Flameless heaters are nothing new. They have long been used to cook up rationed food by the U.S. military and are now becoming popular with the outdoor-camping crowd. Mealspec recently unveiled a new ‘Heater’ bag which is one of the most effective flameless heaters in the market.

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Russian Fisherman Accidentally Catches 4,000-Year-Old Pagan God Statue

Russian Fisherman Accidentally Catches 4,000-Year-Old Pagan God Statue

Fisherman often toss around the term ‘I got lucky’ to humbly admit having caught something extraordinary. But that phrase is inadequate for the Russian fisherman who recently accidentally caught a 4,000-year-old Bronze statue of a pagan god.

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Galaxy S5: S Health Can Now Track Your Stress Levels

Galaxy S5: S Health Can Now Track Your Stress Levels

Samsung really upped the ante on fitness apps by offering S Health in Galaxy S5 handsets. The company has now rolled out an update to the S Health app, allowing the app to discern your stress levels in real-time.

By On May 27, 2014 Respond
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Researchers Find A New Way To Accurately Detect T-Rays

Researchers Find A New Way To Accurately Detect T-Rays

T-rays, or the light waves in the terahertz range, are invisible to the human eye. Until now, it wasn’t possible to effectively detect these rays using any equipment but thanks to a new solution, it has finally been made possible.

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Google Considers The Acquisition Of Home Security Firm Dropcam

Google Considers The Acquisition Of Home Security Firm Dropcam

Google seems to have a keen interest in home automation systems, something that perhaps fits in with its Internet-of-Things vision. The company is reportedly considering acquiring Dropcam, a home security firm that creates affordable and connected security cameras.

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Hacker Locks Down Apple Devices Remotely And Demands Ransom

Hacker Locks Down Apple Devices Remotely And Demands Ransom

Typically, hackers install ransomware on a targeted machine with the help of a malware. But some Australian users have found that a hacker has used the ‘Find My iPhone’ feature to lock down their iPhone, iPad devices and Mac machines all at once.

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Apple Shows Off iPad’s Creative Uses In Video Series

Apple Shows Off iPad’s Creative Uses In Video Series

Typically, we use our tablets for mundane tasks such as games, entertainment, looking up email or reading an article. A kind of trimmed-down, third-rate computing experience. Apple’s new videos show iPad in a different light, as a tablet which can be used as a key computing device.

By On May 26, 2014 Respond
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GoDaddy Shuts Down Mexican Protest Site Over Homeland Security Orders

GoDaddy Shuts Down Mexican Protest Site Over Homeland Security Orders

GoDaddy has shut down a Mexican protest site on the behest of Homeland Security. A lawsuit has been filed by the protest site now. Now it’s time to see, where the game ends.

By On May 26, 2014 Respond
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Invisivision Are 3D Glasses With Filters And A Twist

Invisivision Are 3D Glasses With Filters And A Twist

3D glasses have come fairly common as the movie industry rages with 3D productions. A new startup has now come up with a unique new kind of 3D glasses. Called ‘Invisivision’, these glasses pack special filters to hide or reveal specific movie details.

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Psy’s Gangnam Style Video About To Reach 2 Billion Views In YouTube

Psy’s Gangnam Style Video About To Reach 2 Billion Views In YouTube

When Psy released his song ‘Gangnam style’ back in 2012, he had no idea it was about to turn him into a superstar. YouTube views of the video reached 1 billion, breaking all records, and are now poised to hit the 2 billion milestone.

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Powdered Food vs Solid Food: What’s The Difference?

Powdered Food vs Solid Food: What’s The Difference?

Nutritionists and food experts have often wondered what happens if humans start eating powdered food instead of solid food. An experiment at Tohoku University, Japan has revealed that it results in high blood pressure and high glucose levels in blood.

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The Rise Of Paywalls And The Demand For Digital Privacy

The Rise Of Paywalls And The Demand For Digital Privacy

Over the past few years, one thing that is sufficiently clear is that if a web service is free, it is using your data in one way or the other. So the new trend in the world of web is to offer paid versions of services and guarantee that no user data will be mined or used.

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