Monthly archive August, 2016

Google Buys Nest From Alphabet…But Why?

Google Buys Nest From Alphabet…But Why?
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It's always fun to speculate every time Major Corporation A buys Huge Technological Thing from Major Corporation B,... Read More →

Drop Box Logins And Passwords Stolen…4 Years Ago

Drop Box Logins And Passwords Stolen…4 Years Ago
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The popular cloud storage firm DropBox has been hacked and the details of 68 million of its users' emails and login... Read More →

Hackers Breach US State Election Boards

Hackers Breach US State Election Boards
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In the Will Ferrell/Zach Galifianakis comedy "The Campaign," the quintessential good guy loses the election. He bemoans... Read More →

Facebook Changes WhatsApp Privacy Rules Despite Promises Not To

Facebook Changes WhatsApp Privacy Rules Despite Promises Not To
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Facebook's hope that it could relax the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the world's most popular messaging app, without... Read More →

Asia Business Worst For Cybersecurity Globally

Asia Business Worst For Cybersecurity Globally
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According to a report by US security company Mandiant, Asian businesses are the most poorly defended in the world... Read More →

Apple Issues Patch For Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Apple Issues Patch For Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
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Apple has issued a warning to its customer base, urging them to update their devices' iOS to include a new patch that... Read More →

Russian “Pizza Hacker” Found Guilty In US Court

Russian “Pizza Hacker” Found Guilty In US Court
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Roman Seleznev, the son of a prominent Russian politician, and fabled “Pizza Hacker,” has been convicted in a US... Read More →

Gene Study Errors Confirm: Scientists Suck At Excel

Gene Study Errors Confirm: Scientists Suck At Excel
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For the majority of individuals and businesses worldwide, Microsoft Excel is the go to spreadsheet software, and... Read More →

Instagram Launches “Stories,” And It’s No Snapchat

Instagram Launches “Stories,” And It’s No Snapchat
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Okay, that headline was mildly misleading. Instagram has launched its very own Stories option (literally, as in, it's... Read More →

IObit Uninstaller Saves Windows 10 Users

IObit Uninstaller Saves Windows 10 Users
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The rollout of Windows 10 was interesting, to say the least. While a lot of Microsoft devotees eagerly anticipated the new operating system before its launch, the reality of it Read More →

Back To School Cybersecurity Tips

Back To School Cybersecurity Tips
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It may seem hard to believe, but summer's almost over and the new school year is already here. While students prepare... Read More →

Ashley Madison Security Investigation: “Unacceptable shortcomings” Report Finds

Ashley Madison Security Investigation: “Unacceptable shortcomings” Report Finds
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Privacy watchdog investigating the now infamous Ashley Madison data hack of July 2015 reports that the website used... Read More →

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Breaks Webcams Globally

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Breaks Webcams Globally
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Microsoft’s big first anniversary update (the biggest update since it launched last year) for its flagship OS,... Read More →

What’s Wrong With Education Software

What’s Wrong With Education Software
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For the purposes of this article, there's an important distinction between "educational" software and "education"... Read More →

Gawker.com News Site To Close Soon

Gawker.com News Site To Close Soon
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The news site Gawker.com will shut down next week, just days after its parent company was purchased by Univision. ... Read More →

Court Rules Against WebWatcher Spying Software

Court Rules Against WebWatcher Spying Software
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The developer of an internet monitoring software has lost in an appeal filed by plaintiffs suing the company for... Read More →

Cisco Lays Off 5500 workers As Company Shifts To Cloud

Cisco Lays Off 5500 workers As Company Shifts To Cloud
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Cisco Systems Inc has announced it will lay-off around 5,500 employees over the next 12 months; a large proportion of... Read More →

Arrest Made In Sage Data Breach

Arrest Made In Sage Data Breach
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Agencies like the Identity Theft Resource Center, which first started tracking data breaches in 2005, have shown that... Read More →