Archive for the ‘Security’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on March 5, 2014 under Channel, Security
As the countdown clock for the end Windows XP's life ticks ever onwards, users who still have old technology have been given encouragement from companies like Gigabyte to re-evaluate their position, b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 5, 2014 under Security
Kaspersky Labs has been closely monitoring the Tor network for some time now and believes that as more people and services make use of it, the cyber criminal element is growing. While the Tor infrastr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2014 under Mobile, Security
With the revelations of PRISM and Tempora surveillance that came about last year thanks to the leaks of ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the world at large is aware more than ever that governments ar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 28, 2014 under Channel, Security
Unfortunately we now live in a world where government intelligence agencies like the NSA, GCHQ, the GCSB and more are perfectly within their (pseudo) legal rights to record data from our phones and in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 27, 2014 under Security, Software
Kim Dotcom's upcoming music streaming service, Baboom, if it takes off, will become a hot new competitor for the likes of Spotify, Youtube and other prominent music streamers. But beyond the musical s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2014 under Security
The history of online drug marketplaces, darknet markets, tor markets, however you want to term them, has been a rocky one. While the original Silkroad had a very long run, it was eventually downed by... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2014 under Security
Synology's NAS devices have usually reviewed quite well here at Kitguru, which is why it was a real shame that a few days ago to learn that its Diskstation Manager software had some major security vul... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 17, 2014 under Security
Popular crowd funding site, Kickstarter, was hacked last week and the attackers managed to get away with some of the company's customer data although no payment information was compromised. However, d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 11, 2014 under Security
Barclays bank and its customers had a nasty shock yesterday, when it was revealed that the information of people that use the bank, was being sold on black markets and used for all manner of criminal ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 5, 2014 under Network, Security, Server, Software, Workstation
Dell, a leading maker of personal computers, servers and other hardware that is trying to diversify its businesses these days, has quietly formed a research division for the first time in its history.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 5, 2014 under Security
Despite having anonymity as their namesake and practice, there are localised version of the hacking movement Anonymous all over the world, and one of them - in this case the Slovenian branch - is clai... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 3, 2014 under Channel, Security
Barack Obama might have been pretty non-committal in his response to the Edward Snowden leaks about NSA and GCHQ spying on native and international citizens, but David Cameron has shrugged them off, s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2014 under Apps, Security
In the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks from early 2013, the western world and specifically US and British citizens, have come to accept that the NSA and GCHQ have no doubt snooped in our conversation... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 24, 2014 under Console, Security
For a long time we've seen companies do everything from express apathy towards those that come up with workarounds for their DRM and other console anti-piracy systems, to full blown taking them to cou... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 21, 2014 under Gaming, Security
Remember those David Cameron porn filters we talked about potentially causing problems for gaming? Well that could already be happening with certain games, most notably League of Legends and its patch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 13, 2014 under Gaming, Security
We all have that one game that we've poured enough hours into that we almost wish Steam would stop reminding us just how many: for me it's Mount and Blade: Warband but for many gamers, it's League of ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 8, 2014 under Apps, Security
Are you 100 per cent happy with your security? According to a recent Kaspersky survey most people are, usually because anyone that's aware of a problem with their system gets it fixed or shored up. It... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 8, 2014 under Security
Digital rights group, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is often at the forefront of defending consumer rights and the privacy of individuals online, so it's no surprise that in the wake of inc... more.
1 CommentsPosted by faith on January 7, 2014 under Event, Security
The technology industry is often full of amazing/exciting products and hopelessly dull people. Not always, but usually. The latest rumour on the grapevine is that one of the oldest brands in the marke... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2014 under Development, Security
The Pirate Bay has been shaking up the internet for over a decade at this point, first by helping popularise torrents, then by its founders continually fighting charges that they're responsible for wh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2014 under Gaming, Security
Evidently fed up of parents contacting it to say that their kids have taken their credit card and run up hundreds if not thousands of pounds on their behalf, Blizzard has now enacted a new policy, whe... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 3, 2014 under Gaming, Security
Despite the glut of gaming no doubt going on in the wake of all the winter and Christmas sales most game distribution channels have been offering for the past couple of weeks, the last few days haven'... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 1, 2014 under Security
Earlier this week at the 30th annual Chaos Communication Congress, Dell, among other US based tech firms, was accused of leaving deliberate backdoors in its software and hardware, to make it easier fo... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 31, 2013 under Gaming, Security
With Lulzsec betrayed and downed and Anonymous set to cruise speed at the moment, it's been a while since a hacking group has made headlines, but today that changes with DERPTrolling, a group that has... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 31, 2013 under Security
The last time I legitimately saw someone hack into an ATM cash machine was John Connor in Terminator 2, but apparently that's still going on, as earlier this year a spree of thievery took place at dif... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 30, 2013 under Security
The administrator of the second iteration of drug marketplace Silkroad, Dread Pirate Roberts, (DPR) has entered "exile" according to another of the site's admins, DefCon, who in a lengthy blog post ov... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 30, 2013 under Security
If you had a few spare sheckles around on Christmas Day and consider yourself a bit of an (anti)security buff, then perhaps you shelled out a portion of that for access to a BBC server? This was all p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 23, 2013 under Gaming, Security
Late last week, 10 men from a hacking group responsible for stealing and defrauding 10,000 World of Warcraft accounts, were found guilty and dealt sentences as high as two years in a Chinese prison. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 19, 2013 under Security
It's Christmas time, so in the holiday spirit a lot of websites, including ours, are doing plenty of giveaways and contests, but that doesn't mean you should trust every Facebook page out there. In ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 18, 2013 under Security
If you ever needed an incentive to vote with your wallet on censorship, now's the time to do it. BT has one of those filters that David Cameron loves to much and it's live now, so if you're an existin... more.
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