New Security Hole Puts Windows and Linux Users at Risk

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By Jack M. Germain Jul 29, 2020 10:10 AM PT If you are a Windows or Linux user, brace yourself for a long siege of vulnerability nightmares. The fix will be long and treacherous and could brick your computers. Eclypsium researchers Wednesday released details of a set of newly discovered vulnerabilities dubbed “BootHole” that opens…

Here’s Why Credit Card Fraud is Still a Thing

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Most of the civilized world years ago shifted to requiring computer chips in payment cards that make it far more expensive and difficult for thieves to clone and use them for fraud. One notable exception is the United States, which is still lurching toward this goal. Here’s a look at the havoc that lag has…

MSD Passwords (100% discount)

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MSD Passwords is a secure and easy to use password management software, designed to help you to navigate to websites protected by password, using the default browser of your computer. You will never need to recall dozens of user names and passwords to visit your favorite websites. Just recall one user name and password to…

US Cloud Gaming Subscriptions Target $3B

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By John P. Mello Jr. Jul 22, 2020 4:00 AM PT Consumer interest in cloud gaming could boost annual subscription revenues to nearly US$3 billion, a consumer research firm reported Tuesday. According to Parks Associates, 30 percent of U.S. broadband households say they’re interested in services that can deliver a Netflix experience for gaming. There…

Twitter Hacking for Profit and the LoLs

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The New York Times last week ran an interview with several young men who claimed to have had direct contact with those involved in last week’s epic hack against Twitter. These individuals said they were only customers of the person who had access to Twitter’s internal employee tools, and were not responsible for the actual…