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Congressman Wants Longstanding Mobile Security Flaw Investigated

When it comes to our technology, we like to think there might be a hint of privacy in their use. Signaling System 7 is a set of protocols used to help route data, messages, and even…

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Short URL Addresses May Be Creating Easy Paths To Spy On Your Data

We’ve all seen those huge URL’s, be it for a website or a document you have saved in the cloud, they just seem to go on and on with no sign of ever stopping. Then you…

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Apple & FBI Heading Back to Congress to Debate Encryption

When Apple and the FBI first appeared in front of congress the debate was if Apple could be ordered to unlock an iPhone, and if so should they then create a method where they could easily…

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Wireless Passwords Could Be a Thing of the Past Thanks to MIT Research

  A new wireless technology in development by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab could allow us to finally say goodbye to the Wi-Fi password. The technology, currently named Chronos, is capable of allowing a single…

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FBI Reveals Reason for Asking Apple to Unlock Their iPhones

In the recent case of Apple vs the FBI, the FBI requested Apple’s assistance in unlocking an iPhone, a request that caused legal worries and issues for a number of technology companies. We may finally know…

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Radio Attack Lets Hackers Drive Away Your Car

When it was revealed I couldn’t believe my eyes. Someone walks up to a car and its locked, someone else walks up and can instantly get in and at the press of a button start the…

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Denver Police Caught Using Database For Personal Gain

In this day and age, we like to think that our information is well protected. We know that isn’t always true though with companies like TalkTalk and even children’s toy company VTech having their data exposed in…

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Microsoft Estimate Around 8000 Companies Looking To Try SQL Servers On Linux

Microsoft recently announced their interest in providing their SQL server software for Linux operating systems. It would seem the news has been well received, with over 8000 companies looking to try SQL servers on Linux. Takeshi Numoto,…

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Iris Scanners Allow Access to Bank Accounts Without Pin or Card

We all hear about how we need to keep our accounts safe, but who remembers all their passwords to all their different accounts? Who can say that they haven’t used the same password for several websites…

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Jeff Kaplan Would Do the Overwatch Beta Differently Next Time

People love their betas these days, with the ability to quickly roll out a game through the internet companies have been able to test their games across the board with people developing everything from large-scale MMO…

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Apple Would Have Given Government Data But Someone Changed The Passcode

It seems like every time I look at the news another company has put in their chips on the Apple vs FBI discussion. From being told to allow the FBI access, to finding a way to give…

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Air Force Cyberspace System is Fully Operational

I know it sounds like it comes straight out of a movie but I promise this is all really happening. Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) is a part of the United States Air Force, focused mostly…

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No Encryption-Backdoor For Obama Administration

More and more we are being informed about digital security issues that affect us. From leaders like David Cameron stating he would remove encryption within the UK and even the head of MI5 joining Camerons crusade to…

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Conference Cancelled After Pressure From IP Camera Makers

Security is a tricky subject. In recent years both digital and physical security has been scrutinised and exposed for some rather crucial weaknesses. Back in May it was claimed that a security researcher was able to remotely…

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LEGO Game Released as a Direct Competitor to Minecraft

LEGO is the stuff of dreams and nightmares all rolled into one. On the one hand, it is amazingly satisfying to build an amazing creation out of just a pile of blocks; on the other hand,…

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New Pew Survey Shows Only 7% of Americans Depend on Their Phone for Internet Access

Pew Research Center conducted a survey and estimates that only 7% of Americans depend solely on their mobile device for internet service while having no viable alternatives. Additionally, almost 10% have a smartphone with no home broadband…

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The U.S. Can Still Legally Access Your Old Emails

Microsoft is in an ongoing battle with the U.S. government about handing over emails and they refuse to give up. The case contains two issues, emails stored abroad and old emails. What many people don’t know…

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Virgin Joining Race To Accessible Internet With “Most Satellites Ever”

Virgin is joining the race to provide internet access everywhere by “creating the world’s largest satellite constellation”. Joining the ranks of Facebook with its internet.org and Google with its Project Loon, Virgin aims to provide high…

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‘This Is Net Neutrality’ Coalition Fights for Global Internet Rights

In the wake of US President Barack Obama supporting a free and open internet, ISPs threatening to sue over potential restrictive legislation, and the Federal Communications Committee (FCC) stuck in the middle, trying to keep both…

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Microsoft Targets TV Spectrum to Bring Internet Access Across India

Google’s working on Wi-Fi balloons with Project Loon, Facebook has it’s internet.org project in Africa and now it appears that Microsoft is pitching into the efforts to help bring people in impoverished nations online. The company…

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Original RickRoll Video Blocked by YouTube

It appears that the popular video-sharing website, YouTube, has blocked access to a seven years old RickRoll video, preventing users from hearing the still-popular “Never Gonna Give You Up” line. The video itself was uploaded by…

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T-Mobile Users Now Able to Gain Data Free Access to Music

T-Mobile hit the market hard at Seattle’s Paramount Theater last night, announcing some big offers to end users. Alongside their ‘free trial’ offer of an iPhone 5s to potential subscribers, T-Mobile have announced that their service…

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LinkedIn Facing Lawsuit over Access of Email Accounts

LinkedIn has been ordered to stand trial by a U.S Federal judge over allegations from users that they have been sending and accessing emails without consent. LinkedIn has been found to be accessing users email accounts,…

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Thecus Introduces Pydio App To Create Personal Cloud Storage

Over the last year or so we’ve been seeing a rapid growth in the popularity of cloud storage and on top of that the introduction of personal cloud solutions such as the EX4 from Western Digital…

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FBI Admits To Accessing Webcams Without Triggering The Notification Light

It has emerged that the FBI has the ability to activate any computer’s in-built camera without triggering the light that lets users know the camera is on. According to the Washington Post, the FBI agency has…

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Western Digital My Cloud 2TB Review

Introduction Over the last few years, the concept of cloud storage has been growing rapidly around the globe. As you may imagine, there are a large number of applications for cloud storage, be it for a…

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Tenda W150M Portable Wireless Access Point & Router Review

Introduction Recently, I’ve had a look at a few portable wireless storage devices, which as a concept are fantastic in my mind and they have taken to the markets like a storm and as a result,…