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  • Why hackers are after your private information

    2:54am By Adam Meyer
    Cybercriminals are a motivated bunch that continually change up their approaches to evade traditional detection-based security. Rather than continuing the insane circle of identify and respond security, it’s time to flip your cyber script and focus on…
  • Is there a reason to be concerned about your kid's apps and websites?

    Fri 8:34pm By Alan Buckingham
    We worry about our children, or at least we should. Stranger danger is everywhere in today's world, unlike the one we grew up in. You may have wondered around town on your own, rode in a car with no seatbelt and probably asked the question "what's a bike…
  • 8GadgetPack brings gadgets back to the Windows 10 desktop

    Fri 7:00pm By Mike Williams
    Windows gadgets made their first appearance in Vista as a convenient way to install tiny desktop tools like clocks, system monitors or weather applets. The technology was retired in 2012 due to security vulnerabilities, but these days any danger is minimal,…
  • View, search, edit, repair and convert CSV files with CSVed

    Fri 6:25pm By Mike Williams
    Download a large dataset from just about anywhere and there’s a good chance it’ll available as a CSV file, which you can then open in just about any spreadsheet or database. And if you don’t have access to any heavy-duty data processing packages right…
  • Ten reasons threat intelligence is here to stay

    Fri 3:19pm By Grayson Milbourne
    Over the past couple of years, the volume and frequency of new malware and its variants has exploded. But it takes considerable time, effort and expertise to sift through data and transform it into pertinent information. So out with old and in with the new. To…
  • Apple Watch selling well in China

    Fri 3:14pm By Darren Allan
    Following an initial strong performance out of the gate, Apple Watch sales have been widely regarded as on the slump according to several pieces of analysis we’ve seen -- although the latest snippet concerning the Chinese market is more optimistic. As you…
  • PowerColor taking PC gamers to hell with Devil 13 Dual Core AMD R9 390 16GB GDDR5

    Fri 1:07pm By Brian Fagioli
    AMD is on fire lately. The company's latest family of 300 series graphics cards have the gaming community excited. The Fury X is a top-of-the-line card, while the R9 Nano is a diminutive marvel of engineering. Today, PowerColor announces an AMD-powered card…
  • Google Calendar is getting a new URL for security reasons

    Fri 12:38pm By Alan Buckingham
    Google Calendar is used by many people to track (seemingly) their every activity. That's a good thing, as it keeps users organized and calendars can be shared with family and co-workers so they also know what's going on. But what about its security? It doesn't…
  • 5 ways API management impacts daily life

    Fri 12:06pm By Michael Morton
    Whether it’s news feeds, online shopping, or navigation systems, the variety of new cloud, mobile and internet of things (IoT) solutions are changing how we work, play and shop. Businesses also benefit from increased visibility and productivity, as well as…
  • Insanity! Get Nexus 6 for $350

    Fri 11:23am By Joe Wilcox
    What the frak? Is it because of the presumed, imminent launch of Apple's successor to iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Are rumors about Google launching new Nexus devices near month's end true -- and it's better to clear out excess inventory now? Or is Amazon being Labor…
  • Attackers bundle an old version of TeamViewer to exploit vulnerability

    Fri 11:22am By Ian Barker
    We're used to seeing malware that exploits unpatched vulnerabilities in software. But in a new twist attackers are bundling an old version of remote access package TeamViewer with their malware in order to take advantage of a flaw. The malware known as TVSPY…
  • IFA 2015: Huawei announces new Mate S flagship smartphone

    Fri 10:31am By Phoebe Jennelyn Magdirila
    Focusing on touch technologies, the now-third largest smartphone supplier Huawei has unveiled its new 5.5-inch handset at IFA in Berlin. The Huawei Mate S, the maker’s new flagship smartphone, features some impressive touch-based innovations. The first of…
  • Time to have a cloud clear out as Google Drive bonus storage expires

    Fri 8:53am By Mark Wilson
    Google is just one of many companies to offer free cloud storage, and over the years the amount of space given away has crept up. There have also been plenty of opportunities to boost cloud storage for free -- if you've bought a Chromebook, you'll have been…
  • Best Windows apps this week

    Fri 8:19am By Martin Brinkmann
    One-hundred and forty-four in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows 8.x/10 in the past seven days. Application of the week is the excellent Lara Croft Go game. If you prefer "real" apps, you may want to take…
  • Sony reveals prices for Xperia Z5 family, and they're a bit insane

    Fri 8:03am By Mihaita Bamburic
    Sony has captured the attention of smartphone fans worldwide with its new Xperia Z5 Premium flagship, the first smartphone with a 4K display. Since the company is not doing exactly well in terms of sales, offering this very intriguing device at a price that…
  • Baby monitors are not secure enough for the IoT era

    Fri 7:59am By Barclay Ballard
    Many popular baby monitors with online access lack even the most basic security features, according to a report by IT security firm Rapid7. Researchers revealed that it would extremely simple for hackers to use the devices as spy cameras or to launch attacks…
  • Master Windows 10 with these new 'How To' videos from Microsoft

    Fri 6:10am By Wayne Williams
    We’ve covered a lot of what you can do with Windows 10 (and also explained how to overcome many of the operating system’s major problems), but if you want more guidance and handy tips and tricks, Microsoft has just released a collection of short How to…
  • Spotify publishes new, clearer privacy policy following complaints

    Fri 6:06am By Mark Wilson
    It's only a couple of weeks since Spotify last updated its privacy policy, but the wording was such that many users were upset at the access the company appeared to be asking for. The backlash was so bad that the company was forced to apologize and now it has…
  • Skype 6.0 for Android, iOS unveils intuitive new features and design

    Fri 4:48am By Nick Peers
    Microsoft has rolled out a major refresh of its Skype mobile apps with the release of Skype for iPhone 6.0, Skype for iPad 6.0 and Skype for Android 6.0. All three apps come with a redesign aimed at making them easier to use as well as improved search tools.…
  • Start10 brings the Windows 7 Start menu back to Windows 10

    Fri 4:25am By Mike Williams
    Windows 10 may have restored the Start menu, but its Windows 8-style redesign isn’t to everyone’s taste. If you’re not happy with the new look then Stardock’s Start10 gives you some stylish and configurable alternatives. By default, you get a Windows…