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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…
8k is the Next Golden Age of Gaming
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14 October 2014
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8k is the Next Golden Age of Gaming

When I first started covering the computer world the most common resolution was 640x680 with the hard core gamers getting 800x600. The dream of the day, which some called the golden age of gaming, was 1600x1200 with around 30Fps. Now…
New Sandworm 0-Day and Possible SSL V3.0 Flaw is a Great Way For a Sysadmin to Start the Day
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When you are a sysadmin there is nothing like waking up to not one, but two troubling bits of news. The first one centers on a new and fun Zero-Day vulnerability that affects just about every version of windows that…
Samsung Claims to Have Created 4.6Gbps 60GHz Wireless
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One of the biggest issues with wireless is that you never really get the speeds you are promised. Right now the maximum theoretical speed you can get in consumer wireless is about 1.3Gbps. This is assuming you are running the…
Rory Read to step down as AMD CEO: Lisa Su to Take Over
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In any technology based company there is a need for strong leadership. The problem comes in finding the right person to take the role of leader. We have seen how much of an impact the right and wrong choices can…
NVIDIA launches the GTX 980 and 970M Claims up to 75% of Desktop Performance for Mobile
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It is the dream of many computer enthusiasts to have a mobile system that is at least as powerful (if not as flexible) as their desktops. I know that I personally have spent a small fortune on finding mobile devices…
Sappire Glass Maker Files for Chapter 11 Protection After it Fails to Make iPhone 6 Launch
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In late 2013 Apple made the announcement that it was entering into a deal (some said exclusive) with GT Advanced Technologies. This company was going to revolutionize the next generation(s) of devices from Apple including the iPhone, iPad and more.…
Suspected Windows 10 Spying Will Impact Future Sales
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Microsoft had a brief moment in the sun with the release of Windows 10 after the less than stellar market performance of Windows 8.x. However, it seems they are determined to make sure that they screw things up as it…
New Mac Botnet Uses Reddit To Hand out C&C Server IPs
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The Mac world had an unsettling wakeup call today as it found out what most people have known for years: Macs are no more secure than any other PC. This wakeup call is not the first of its kind and…
JP Morgan Chase Breach Affects 76 Millionn Accounts
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242 Million. This is the number of people that have been affected by the corporate culture of short cuts and fiduciary excuses on security. We have talked at length about the lack of proper security planning in the last 12…
Apple Bans Site that Reported iPhone 6 Bending Issue from Future Press Events
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We have been trying to stay out of the conversation about the strength of the iPhone 6 and all that goes with it. However some recent items in that story have changed our minds. The most recent is the alleged…
Microsoft Announces Windows 10 and Brings us What Windows 8 Should Have Been
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Microsoft announced their next version of Windows yesterday and the world focused on one thing: the name. While it is true that the decision to jump from Windows 8 to Windows 10 was an unusual one, it certainly should not…
Free Windows 9 Upgrade Rumors Might Be Way Over Stated
Published in Leaks and Rumors
As the clock ticks down to today’s “launch” of Microsoft’s next operating system the rumors are ramping up along with the articles about what Microsoft must do to make the next flavor of Windows work. One of the latest rumors…
"NSA Proof" iOS 8 claims... We have heard them before...
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Apple is truly ramping up the PR machine and has even managed to get a few people in government to make some rather outrageous statements on the new phone and iOS 8. One of the new stories going around is…
New Bash bug likely to be worse than Heartbleed.
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25 September 2014
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New Bash bug likely to be worse than Heartbleed.

A day after we published an article on how deficient most developers are when it comes to properly planning for security we are hearing about a new bug that infects one of the core components of an operating system. Dubbed…
EVGA says odd GTX 970 ACX cooler design is the way they wanted it
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EVGA has been taking flak from consumers over an unusual design for the cooler on their GTX 970 ACZ graphics card. The problem arose when someone pointed out that the GPU does not make contact with all three heatpipes. According…