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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…
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
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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…