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BadUSB exploit not really all that new, but still very bad indeed.
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One thing I find interesting is the lack of any real memory in the technical press. It seems that the people that write about trends and events happening in the technical world often do not remember what has happened before.…
70% of Connected Devices are Vulnerable to Hacking
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The world is connected now, there is simply no getting around it. We have a multitude of devices that are now connected to the internet. I am not talking about security systems or cameras, I am talking about our TVs,…
Welcome to Black Hat and DEF CON 2014
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02 August 2014
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Welcome to Black Hat and DEF CON 2014

We are on the ground in Las Vegas, NV to cover Black Hat and DEF CON 2014. We will be bringing you coverage of the latest in hacks, exploits and the tools that are supposed to protect you from the…
BitTorrent is Working on an Encrypted, Anonymous Chat App named Bleep
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In the late-90s the world was shocked when a single collection of code was able to destroy a number of computers through malicious instructions. Named Chernobyl (or CIH and Spacefilter) this virus was able to overwrite data and even the…
TOR Project Warns Users of Attack that Attempted to Expose Users between January and July
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Following on the heels of the removal of a talk about unmasking users of the TOR network we are now hearing that someone has been attacking the anonymity service for the last 5-6 months in an attempt to ind out…
Crytek Sells off Homefront, Lays Off Staff in the UK and US: What was that about a secure financial future?
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Hey, remember that very upbeat and positive message that Crytek put out about securing their financial future? Well let’s just say that the happy smiles and positive tone that were in the message might have been hiding some not so…
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Gets a Swag Heavy Pro Edition, Just not for PC
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Every now and then you see a game developer/publisher really push the limits when it comes to the goodies they are willing to pack into a game. We have seen everything from personal drones to night vision goggles in some…
How to get the most out of your tablet when it comes to gaming
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There is a perception that to enjoy brilliant tablet gaming you have to pay big bucks – but that is not the case. There are tablets at every price that can give you this; you just need to find the…
Android Fake ID Bug Found that Allows Malicious Code to Mimic Trusted Apps
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It is always a bad day when you find out there is a problem. Even if it is as simple as your coffee pot not working (ok bad choice for many). Things are made worse when you find out it…
Dating Site OkCupid Says they Experiment on People Because They Do Not Know What They are Doing
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Dating website OkCupid seems to think that Facebook’s manipulation of their subscriber’s news feeds as an emotional experiment is perfectly ok. Their reasoning? “That's how websites work.” Yes you read that right. According to Co-Founder Christian Rudder this type of…
NVidia Might Launch Two High-End GPUs in October, and One Mid-Range
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The rumors are ramping up about the next generation of NVidia GPUs. Although we already know that the next GPUs (second-gen Maxwell) will not have the unified memory architecture or 20nm process size that NVidia (and everyone else hoped) that…
1.1 Million Piracy Notices Sent to ISPs Per Week
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For years we have heard about the high cost of internet piracy, but other than some seriously twisted math we have never actually seen where this “cost” was coming from. At least not until very recently. No we are not…
Crytek Blames Financial Trouble on Transition to Online Publisher, Says Things are All Better
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Over the past few months there have been more than a few articles about Crytek and its financial stability. We have heard many rumors including one that claimed they (Crytek) were unable to pay their employees. These rumors have come…
New Pictures of the Steam Controller Found In Beta Client Update
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There is a new update in the never ending rumors surrounding Valve’s Steambox and Controller. After digging into a client update an interesting image popped up for the Steam Controller. It seems that Valve may be considering putting a traditional…
Russia Offers a $111k Reward to De-Anonymize Tor
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On Friday we wrote about a talk that was canceled at Black Hat 2014. This talk was to discuss a flaw in the Tor anonymizing network that would allow almost anyone to identify users on the network. This morning we…
GTA 5 Could Hit the Streets on November 7th
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25 July 2014
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GTA 5 Could Hit the Streets on November 7th

GTA fans might have something to look forward to in November if a recent rumor turns out to be true. According to UK retailer Gameseek, the next installment in the Grand Theft Auto series will be hitting the streets on…
AMD might not have a new Desktop Platform until 2016
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There is a rumor that is claiming AMD will not have a new desktop processor until 2016 that has been making the rounds today. The claim is that AMD is shifting their current focus to mobile CPUs and APUs. Originally…
YouTube's Purchase of Twitch Confirmed...
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25 July 2014
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YouTube's Purchase of Twitch Confirmed...

The long rumored acquisition of game-streaming service Twitch by Ad-Giant Google has finally been confirmed, in what is looking to be a $1Billion deal. The original rumor surfaced back in May of this year when an article appeared in Variety.…
Are Recent Teaser Tweets from 2k Games Pointing to a New Bioshock?
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Why do the really great game development companies seem to disappear? If you have been around for a while you might remember a game development company by the name of Looking Glass Studios. This company is responsible for titles like…
Are Security Researchers Sitting on Vulnerabilities to Get the Most Money?
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A couple of days ago we posted a story about a group of developers that complained to Valve about their lack of a Bug Bounty. In their complaint was an inference that having a form of reward would make people…
TOR Vulnerability Talk at Black HAT 2014 Canceld
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The TOR Project has been the go-to group when it comes to anonymity. This group and their TOR browser bundle are used by millions of people daily and not just to surf for illegal items or porn. In many cases…
AMD looking to Stacked DRAM for Future APUs
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23 July 2014
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AMD looking to Stacked DRAM for Future APUs

One of the items we have always beat AMD up on is there poor memory performance in their CPUs and APUs. This little issue is what has separated AMD from Intel since the AM2 days. It has always been understood…
Battlefield Hardline Delayed until Ealry 2015 to Improve The Game from Top to Bottom
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Remember all of the jokes about EA putting out games before they were ready? I do and many of them were very funny. Apparently someone at EA might have read them too and while we can picture them having an…
New tracking method found that creates a fingerprint for your system
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In 2012 ago we heard about a new type of internet tracking that involved making every computer identify itself and then following that ID around. At the time we thought the idea was very interesting. What we did not know…
Security Expert claims iOS "Undocumented Services" allow for data collection
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There is a lot of information flying around the internet about security this month. Much of this is due to the looming Black Hat and DEF CON conferences that kick off in August. While many of the articles hitting the…