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    News in brief: few girls studying computing; new Galaxy Note battery issue; fine over...

    Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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    How likely is a ‘digital Pearl Harbor’ attack on critical infrastructure?

    The metaphor might be hyperbole, but there's real concern about the potential for attacks, warn two experts[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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    Drone firm says it’s stepping up security after US army ban

    DJI security patch should ease military fears - but throws up further issues for pilots[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM
  4. News Hound

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    ‘Pulse wave’ DDoS – another way of blasting sites offline

    If there's one thing we've learned, it's that any new way of DDoSing will reveal that there are a huge number of undefended devices...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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    Inside the Kronos malware – part 1

    Recently, a researcher nicknamed MalwareTech famous from stopping the WannaCry ransomware got arrested for his alleged contribution to...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:58 PM
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    Phone location privacy – for armed robber – headed to Supreme Court

    Defending a convicted armed robber's right to privacy feels distasteful, but defending rights are important - as this case seeks to...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 18, 2017 at 8:51 AM
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    News Hound posted a new thread.

    News in brief: new Bitcoin fork; HBO hacked; China cracks down

    Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 17, 2017 at 2:23 PM
  8. News Hound

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    Woman targeted with 120 images on public transport via AirDrop

    Bluejacking is back, this time via Apple's AirDrop technology, allowing strangers to bombard women with '**** pics'[IMG][IMG] Continue...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 17, 2017 at 2:23 PM
  9. News Hound

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    Uber faces privacy audits every two years until 2037, rules FTC

    Uber 'failed consumers in two key ways' says FTC after probe into catalogue of privacy concerns[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 17, 2017 at 2:23 PM
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    Got an iPhone? Here’s what we think about the security of iOS11

    Will your iOS device be more or less secure when iOS11 is launched? We've had a look beyond the cosmetic tweaks to the security...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 17, 2017 at 7:57 AM
  11. News Hound

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    It’s baaaack: Locky ransomware is on the rise again

    Locky had been quiet until new variants started appearing last week. Here's what you need to know[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 17, 2017 at 7:57 AM
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    News in brief: micro robots heal mice; Scottish Parliament hacked; Google Allo on desktops

    Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news[IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 16, 2017 at 7:49 PM
  13. News Hound

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    Locky ransomware returns to the game with two new flavors

    We recently observed a fresh malicious spam campaign pushed through the Necurs botnet distributing so far, two new variants of Locky...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 16, 2017 at 7:49 PM
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    Judge orders LinkedIn to stop blocking third-party use of your data

    How do you feel about other companies scraping your public information from LinkedIn and monetizing it? [IMG][IMG] Continue reading...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 16, 2017 at 1:33 PM
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    Who will own the data from your autonomous car?

    If you're hoping that Congress to lock in protection for your privacy, you should probably lower your expectations[IMG][IMG] Continue...

    Forum: Tech News

    Aug 16, 2017 at 1:33 PM