Internet search giant Google has discovered a new strategy: either join Google Plus (G+), or the company will release your search history and all the private information it has learned about you over the years.
White-hat hackers are often accredited with finding serious flaws in online sites and services. David Vieira-Kurz is such a hacker who recently discovered a remote code execution vulnerability in eBay’s site.
Over the years, passwords have turned out to be predictable, crackable and overall, vulnerable. Microsoft has now joined hands with an alliance which aims to replace online passwords with better technologies.
Until now, Gmail asked your permission to ‘Display Images Below’ before showing any pics within an email. With a new update, the email service will directly display the images, not requiring your permission any more.
A hacker in eastern Pennsylvania came up with a unique entrepreneurial idea. He hacked into a couple of supercomputers and started selling access to them online. Sadly, an undercover FBI agent was among the first of his clients.
Spotify offers a number of ways for users to access free music. Adding to that list, the company has now rolled out a new mobile streaming service for mobile devices. Since it is free, it comes with certain conditions and limitations.
New York City may not top the global internet accessibility index right now but that is about to change. NYC’s Mayor has now announced the launch of a blanket Wi-Fi for 95 districts of Harlem, which will be the largest free Wi-Fi network in the U.S.
Amazon’s Cloud Drive Photos app has been around for a while, primarily released for iPhone. Although it has been available for iPad, the tablet version hasn’t exactly been great. Amazon has thankfully updated the iPad version to offer a better experience.
Facebook has decided to test the patience of its mobile users. The social network has changed the way videos load on its mobile apps, so that all native Facebook videos will now play automatically as soon as they appear on your screen.
Some of our worst digital surveillance horrors have turned true. A Washington Post report claims that FBI can remotely turn on laptop’s cameras without the indicator light, a move which is seen as highly intrusive by many.
Phishing emails used to a prominent nuisance on the internet, being the key part of online mass cons. Google has been actively working to curb such mails and the company has now revealed that 91.4% of its non-spam emails are authenticated.
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