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iPads Banned From UK Government’s Closed-Door Meetings

iPads Banned From UK Government’s Closed-Door Meetings

The fears of being spied on and foreign espionage have become increasingly real in recent times. UK government had been very interested in equipping its officials, parliamentarians and others with iPad tablets. But now, the government has informally banned iPads from closed-door meetings over fears that hackers may eavesdrop on important conversations.

By On November 4, 2013 Respond
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Netflix Tests 4K Video Streaming, Preps For Planned 2014 Launch

Netflix Tests 4K Video Streaming, Preps For Planned 2014 Launch

In the past few months, Netflix has repeatedly cited its ambitions of streaming 4K video content soon. To that end, the company has reportedly been testing out 4K video clips as part of the internal checks necessary to pave the way for 4K video streaming.

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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New Master Key Vulnerability Found In Android 4.4 KitKat

New Master Key Vulnerability Found In Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat, the latest version of the mobile OS, hasn’t reached a lot many devices yet. It is already available as part of the Android Open Source Project though. Jay Freeman, a notable security researcher, has now revealed that Android 4.4 KitKat contains yet another Master Key Vulnerability.

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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Got An Awesome Idea? Assembly Will Fund It, Build It And Pay You

Got An Awesome Idea? Assembly Will Fund It, Build It And Pay You

Every one of us keeps coming up with that Eureka! moment when we realize that we’ve had the next best tech idea. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have time or resources to execute such ideas. Assembly is a new startup which offers to fund and build your idea, if it is good enough, and then pay you for it!

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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Google Starts Auto-Blocking Of Malware Downloads In New Chrome Build

Google Starts Auto-Blocking Of Malware Downloads In New Chrome Build

Malware are one of the most widespread security threat to modern computing machines and devices. Several browsers have tried to build functionality to warn users when they try to download a malicious file. Google, too, has now added automatic malware blocking to the latest build of Chrome browser.

By On November 3, 2013 Respond
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‘Severe And Large’ Hacking Attack Launched At Finland’s Government Data Network

‘Severe And Large’ Hacking Attack Launched At Finland’s Government Data Network

Over the past few years, hackers around the globe have grown increasingly sophisticated. Concerted cyberattacks have been launched against different countries and now, Finland has made it to the list. It has been revealed that the country’s government data network was hit with a ‘severe and large’ hacking attack earlier this year.

By On November 1, 2013 1 Response
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Hackers Break Into The Personal Life Of NYU Professor By Invitation

Hackers Break Into The Personal Life Of NYU Professor By Invitation

In today’s digital age, nearly every one of us has a digital presence. This makes us vulnerable in many ways because digital security is a tricky thing. A New York University professor, Adam Penenberg, recently asked a group of hackers to try and ‘break’ into his life. And they did, astonishing the professor along the way.

By On October 31, 2013 Respond
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Facebook Considers Collecting Data About Users’ Cursor Movements

Facebook Considers Collecting Data About Users’ Cursor Movements

Facebook has had a rather notorious reputation when it comes to guarding users’ privacy rights. In continuation of this reputation, it has now been revealed that the social network is exploring the option of collecting data about the cursor movements of the users.

By On October 31, 2013 Respond
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Russia Claims Imported Chinese Clothing Irons Are Bugged

Russia Claims Imported Chinese Clothing Irons Are Bugged

When it comes to cyber ops, technology is often used very intelligently to accomplish espionage. But a Russian channel has now claimed that China is bugging its clothing irons so that when they are imported to Russia, they can connect to unsecured Wi-Fi networks and spread viruses.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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Attacker Can Hijack Web-Based iOS App Requests Over Wi-Fi

Attacker Can Hijack Web-Based iOS App Requests Over Wi-Fi

When a user connects to a random Wi-Fi network without first ensuring adequate security measures on his device, it puts him at many risks. Skycure has now demonstrated that an attacker can easily hijack an iOS app web request when initiated on the same Wi-Fi network that he is connected to.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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Apple Doesn’t Want You To Build Nukes Using iTunes

Apple Doesn’t Want You To Build Nukes Using iTunes

There was a time when music was used in battles to instigate the fervor of the fighters. Then John Lennon sang ‘Imagine’ and changed the trends. But Apple still thinks that some people may try to use iTunes to build nuclear weapons and it’s user agreement prohibits that.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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RIAA Targets 21 Sites To Shutdown

RIAA Targets 21 Sites To Shutdown

There are many websites that are harming legitimate businesses just for their existence. And for this reason the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has targeted 21 sites to shutdown.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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Adobe Security Breach Is Far More Serious Than The Company Revealed

Adobe Security Breach Is Far More Serious Than The Company Revealed

We recently reported how Adobe was a victim of the hackers, yet again, and that the hackers were able to make away with the data of nearly 3 million users. But more details about the incident show that hackers may have laid their hands on the data of 38 million users, while also getting the source code of many notable Adobe softwares.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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Google Updated Hangouts, Adds Animated GIFs, SMS Integration, Location Sharing And More

Google Updated Hangouts, Adds Animated GIFs, SMS Integration, Location Sharing And More

Google+ Hangouts is a free video chat service from Google that enables both one-on-one chats and group chats with up to ten people at a time. To make Google+ Hangouts more attractive to people, Google has now added many attractive features.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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This Student Invested $27 In Bitcoins Gets A Luxurious Apartment

This Student Invested $27 In Bitcoins Gets A Luxurious Apartment

Norwegian student named Kristoffer Koch bought some Bitcoins for $27 in 2009. Interestingly the coins have now brought him a luxurious apartment.

By On October 30, 2013 Respond
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