Monthly archive April, 2016

German Nuclear Plant Found To Be Infested With Old Malware

German Nuclear Plant Found To Be Infested With Old Malware
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A German nuclear power plant  a mere 75 miles away from the city of Munich was apparently found to be ridden with old... Read More →

Sick? Apple’s Got An App For That.

Sick? Apple’s Got An App For That.
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If there's one universal truth about healthcare, it's that there's simply not enough access to it, at least not... Read More →

FBI Will Not Reveal How It Got Into iPhone

FBI Will Not Reveal How It Got Into iPhone
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In one of the most high-profile "make the government look inept" cases in recent history, the FBI managed to break into... Read More →

Ashley Madison Plaintiffs Have To Use Real Names, Judge Rules

Ashley Madison Plaintiffs Have To Use Real Names, Judge Rules
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Victims of the Ashley Madison hacking scandal from last year have been told by a US judge they can’t sue the parent... Read More →

Apple To Reveal New OS Info On June 13th

Apple To Reveal New OS Info On June 13th
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Apple is set to reveal the newest version of iOS and possibly also a renamed, re-branded and upgraded version of OS X,... Read More →

Microsoft OneDrive Storage Gets Smaller

Microsoft OneDrive Storage Gets Smaller
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Microsoft is cutting its OneDrive customers off, dropping the free storage amount from 15GB to just 5GB. It's been a... Read More →

FileHippo Smashes The 3,000,000,000 Download Barrier

FileHippo Smashes The 3,000,000,000 Download Barrier
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Yep, that’s right, FileHippo passed a very significant milestone recently. Last month we officially passed the 3... Read More →

Hackers Breach SWIFT Banking Software, Steal $81M

Hackers Breach SWIFT Banking Software, Steal $81M
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In typical data breaches, hackers work their way in, get what they're after, and then head for the internet hills,... Read More →

Chrome Plugin, Focusbook, Helps You Avoid Social Media Drain

Chrome Plugin, Focusbook, Helps You Avoid Social Media Drain
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A new Chrome plugin helps you fight the urge to waste time on Facebook. We've all been there: "I gotta look up that... Read More →

Project Management Software Trello Crowdsources Its Way To 20 Languages

Project Management Software Trello Crowdsources Its Way To 20 Languages
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Project management software, Trello, has now gone that bit more global by officially announcing it is now available for use in 20 languages around the world. You could be mistaken when Read More →

International SpyEye Bank Hackers Receive Lengthy Jail Sentences

International SpyEye Bank Hackers Receive Lengthy Jail Sentences
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A federal court judge has sentenced the SpyEye malware creators to almost 30 years behind bars for their crimes. The... Read More →

Dip vs Swipe: Chip Credit Cards Get Software Update

Dip vs Swipe: Chip Credit Cards Get Software Update
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In an effort to combat identity theft, financial fraud, and other related crimes, the US has begun moving towards the... Read More →

Chrome Ends Support For Windows XP And Vista

Chrome Ends Support For Windows XP And Vista
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Well it had to happen eventually. But last week Google officially announced that support for its Chrome browser on... Read More →

VW’s Emissions Cheating Software Is Nothing New

VW’s Emissions Cheating Software Is Nothing New
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The technology and transportation industries were rocked last fall when German automaker Volkswagen--parent company to... Read More →

Apple Ceases Updates To QuickTime For Windows

Apple Ceases Updates To QuickTime For Windows
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The Zero Day Initiative, a group whose function is to seek out brand-new vulnerabilities in software and report those... Read More →

Viber Latest Messaging Platform To Add Encryption

Viber Latest Messaging Platform To Add Encryption
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Viber has followed WhatsApp example and is the latest messaging platform to add end-to-end encryption for its... Read More →

US Supreme Court Rules in Google’s Favor After Decade+ Legal Fight With Authors

US Supreme Court Rules in Google’s Favor After Decade+ Legal Fight With Authors
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On Monday, the US Supreme Court on Monday decided not to hear a challenge from the Authors Guild and other prominent... Read More →

WhatsApp Switches On Encryption For A Billion Users

WhatsApp Switches On Encryption For A Billion Users
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WhatsApp Just Switched on Encryption for a Billion People…. As any regular reader of our news section here at FileHippo can’t but have failed to have noticed over the last Read More →