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The first Specter and Meltdown exploits appear

Experts on IT security warn that soon all of us can expect big problems. According to multiple credible cybersecurity companies, criminals are already developing viruses that exploit meltdown and specter, a security bug that affects every Intel chip made in the past couple years.  The security analysts reported the detection of 139 different malwares that [...]

By | 2018-02-01T15:02:46+00:00 February 1st, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on The first Specter and Meltdown exploits appear

Attacks against enterprise networks went up 40% in 2017

According to the research of a verified source, 2017 contained one of the highest increases in attacks against enterprise networks ever recorded. Over 12 months, 28% of industrial enterprises in the world were attacked in some way - in 2016 that number was only 20%.. These figures confirm the forecasts of security experts that in [...]

By | 2018-01-30T11:36:10+00:00 January 30th, 2018|IT News, IT Security|Comments Off on Attacks against enterprise networks went up 40% in 2017

A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

In the fall of 2016, a source announced the appearance of a new type of malware, Android Trojan DressCode,  a hidden malware which without the users knowledge, used the infected devices in a botnet.  The hacker who wrote it kidnapped confidential information even from secured networks by distributing it in applications for phones that anyone [...]

By | 2018-01-29T12:02:40+00:00 January 29th, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on A 2.4 million phone botnet that is still active today.

A new extension to hide your digital fingerprint

In an age where it seems like every company is looking to extract and sell every drop of data it can squeeze out of users its a breath of fresh air to hear about a company that not only doesn't collect and sell your data, but actively alerts you to who your favorite websites are [...]

By | 2018-01-25T16:16:37+00:00 January 25th, 2018|IT Security, Software News|Comments Off on A new extension to hide your digital fingerprint

A flash drive that can blow up your computer?

A developer has found a way to modify the USB drive in such a way as to cause it to explode after being connected to a computer. The programmer, going by the pseudonym MG, designed a self-destroying "USB flash drive" from a normal USB drive with the possibility of installing malicious code on the victim's [...]

By | 2018-01-24T15:19:23+00:00 January 24th, 2018|IT Security|Comments Off on A flash drive that can blow up your computer?

A brief overview of all the security bugs that surfaced last week.

Cybercriminals do not sit idly by and continue to organize malicious campaigns that pursue different goals. Last week, it became known at once about several such operations, including campaigns to distribute a powerful rootkit for Android the malware Zyklon. After the New Year's calm.  Obth these and many more vulnerabilities were discovered this week, leading [...]

By | 2018-01-22T16:05:02+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|IT news and stories|Comments Off on A brief overview of all the security bugs that surfaced last week.

Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

If you send a malicious link that has spread to Twitter on iPhone, the device will freeze or go into reboot. The "Messages" application will then stop working. The scary part is you don't even need to click on the link to activate it, just being sent the link can be enough to crash the [...]

By | 2018-01-18T10:59:05+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Cell Phones|Comments Off on Be careful, a malicious link could crash your iPhone.

5 Coolest gadgets from CES

e other day the world's leading consumer electronics exhibition, CES in Las Vegas, was held. We were shown thousands of cool and unusual exhibits - concepts, preliminary samples, ready devices, and things that will be on the shelf soon.. Some of the novelties were sold by Gearbest and Madrobots . We will save you the [...]

By | 2018-01-16T11:50:36+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Cell Phones, Hardware News, IT News, Software News|Comments Off on 5 Coolest gadgets from CES

How to tell if you’re being spied on by a drone

Israeli experts from Ben-Gurion University and Weizmann Research Institute have developed a technique to determine when a drone is following an object. They  experimented using a varity of drones and flash, or a light that can rapidly light up then darken an area.  According to them, if the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) is actually observing [...]

By | 2018-01-15T15:07:24+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Hardware News|Comments Off on How to tell if you’re being spied on by a drone

Meet Misty, a Java powered robot for your house.

To date, if you wanted to make your own robot, you would need and extensive knowledge of many different programing software in addition to a significant portion of electrical engennering to connect all the different boards, motors, actuators, and capacitors. However, Sphero company at the CES 2018 exhibition decided to present something new: a robot [...]

By | 2018-01-15T14:46:25+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Hardware News|Comments Off on Meet Misty, a Java powered robot for your house.