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Keeping the Backdoor open... how the NSA's collection of 0-day exploits hurts us all
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The world lives in fear of zero-day exploits although the average person does not even know it. A zero-day exploit…
Ubisoft Tries to Slam Pirates by leaving out the FOV slider in Far Cry 4... Too bad it seems to have Backfired
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The idea of hardcoding a flaw into a game to identify pirate is a pretty old one and one that has been used on more than one occasion. Ubisoft has done this with their most recent game Far Cry 4…
11 Bit Studios Offers Free Steam Codes on The Pirate Bay
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There is a misconception in the industry as a whole that “pirates” are inherently evil people and bent on nothing less than the destruction of civilized society. The fact that this sounds like the plot from a bad movie/game is…
Ubisoft desperately searching for someone to blame over AC Unity, but this one is all on them
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It seems that Ubisoft is trying to get out from under the stigma the bad launch of Assassin’s Creed Unity. After pushing what many are calling a half-baked game, they have made a few excuses and have also promised different…
TOR users tracked using Flow records with 81% accuracy
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Just when you thought it was safe to get back on the internet privately. Although we have maintained that TOR has never been the end-all of anonymity we are surprised to finally see public conformation of techniques that have been…
Ubisoft will take a hit from Assassin's Creed Unity Bugs and the 12 hour Review Embago Delay
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Ubisoft is under a lot of pressure since the launch of the Assassin’s Creed Unity. The game had a large…
Another SSL/TLS stack falls as Microsoft admits their version has a bug in it too
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Encryption is an interesting thing. On the surface it offers protection from prying eyes and sense of security in protecting…
Darkhotel Attack Targets Hotel Guest Wireless Networks
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The targeting of travelers is something that is a very old idea. To the would-be attacker you are getting a target that is not familiar with their surroundings and (in many cases) has a lot of money on them. In…
Domain Name Registrars can be held liable for Copyright Infringement...
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In one of the dumbest moves I have seen a court make in some time it is now possible for a copyright holder to go after the company that registered a domain name if that name is used for piracy.…
Flaw Found in Visa's New Chip-N-PIN System Allowing a Simple Bump to Steal One Million Dollars
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It would seem that even the next generation of “secure” payment systems are showing up with flaws before they really hit the streets. According to security researchers there is a flaw in the next generation of electronic payments dubbed chip-n-PIN.…
UL Acquires Futuremark
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03 November 2014
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UL Acquires Futuremark

Today is was announced that Futuremark would be “joining” Underwriters Laboratories. The standards group that most people in the US are familiar with his buying up the same benchmarking company that most of us have come to love and hate.…
Is Facebook's new TOR Policy a way to track Anonymity?
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When you hear people talking about anonymity on the internet it most people will think privacy. When companies hear anonymity on the internet they think piracy, crime, hacking and lost revenue. This is probably the biggest disconnect in the internet…
Another game title is axed as Prey 2 is canceled, is this a trend?
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I do not know if it just me or if there is something else happening, but there seems to be a lot of “long awaited” games getting the axe because they are just not good enough. The latest in the…
The MPAA and NATO move to ban wearables...
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31 October 2014
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The MPAA and NATO move to ban wearables...

We all knew this day would come, with all of the smaller and hidden cameras on phones, smartwatches and products like Google Glass it was only time before the MPAA stepped in and shut things down. This is exactly what…
Apple Pay Competing with Walmart, not Google
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29 October 2014
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Apple Pay Competing with Walmart, not Google

When Apple announced their new NFC payment system it seemed the press and analysts were in nirvana. You could not open up a news site without seeing a headline on how Apple pay was going to change your life. Most…
RIAA claims piracy is an "assault on our humanity"
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29 October 2014
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RIAA claims piracy is an "assault on our humanity"

It would seem that the guys over at the Recording Industry Artists of America have lost their collective minds. In a recent rant they are actually trying to claim that sites like The Pirate Bay are an “assault on our…
Cisco updates IronPort to fix a bug in a protocol that should not be used anyway...
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If you are in the information security field then the latest “news” that Cisco fixed a flaw in a protocol that should not be used will probably give you a chuckle. I am talking about Telnet which is not exactly…
Shellshock used to spread botnet through SMTP
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28 October 2014
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Shellshock used to spread botnet through SMTP

There appear to be developments in the way that Shellshock is used to push malware around. According to new information the Bash Bug is now being used to send malware out through the use of compromised SMTP gateways. The clever…
Patriot FUEL ion Wireless Charger Review
Published in Peripherals
23 October 2014
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Patriot FUEL ion Wireless Charger Review Featured

Everyone owns a mobile phone these days, it is just one of those things that you have. If you were…
23 October 2014
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Patriot FUEL ion Review

Patriot FUEL ion Review
A brief video to show the Patriot FUEL ion. Check out the whole review at: http://www.decryptedtech.com/peripherals/patriot-fuel-ion-wireless-charger-review.
Dotcom Must Hand Over Financial Information to US Studios
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Kim Dotcom has faced a series of setbacks in his defense against the US copyright lobby. Incensed that the original suit did not impoverish Dotcom as they had hoped the US copyright industry has continually sought to identify where Dotcom…
Independent Dev's Twitter Rant gets Game Booted out of Steam
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Social Media can be a great thing if used properly. However, lately people tend to use it for… well let’s call it ranting. I cannot count the number of rants and tantrums I have seen on Twitter, Facebook and even…
AMD Posts Lackluster Q3 Results
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21 October 2014
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AMD Posts Lackluster Q3 Results

If you were to look back over the years and pick one seriously mismanaged tech company it would probably be AMD. Even going back into the K6 days we find that AMD just did not know what it wanted to…
After Two Major Bugs and Poodle Security Experts Say it is Time to Upgrade the Internet.
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Yesterday morning we told you about a rumored bug in an older encryption protocol, SSL 3.0. Today the details of this bug were released and although it looks bad, it might not be as big as first hinted. The bug…
14 October 2014
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Deepcool Steam Castle Case Review Featured

Anyone who’s been involved with PC building and modding for any length of time has seen their share of oddities when it comes to PC cases. These are the first thing people see after all, and as such they were…