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Poodle Bug: Marks To Be the Third Security Flaw, But Less Scary Than Heartbleed and Shellshock

Tweet Have you recovered from the shock of facing two latest security threats in a row, when one new internet security flaw popped up – Poodle Bug? Yes, Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption (Poodle) bug marks to be the third security flaw discovered this year. Poodle, a security bug in the widely used software – Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.9 cryptography protocol (SSLv3), which is used... Read More »

Android Lollipop, Google’s latest mobile platform is unveiled

Tweet After months of speculation and testing, Google has announced the latest version of its most popular mobile operating system. Called as Android Lollipop, this recent mobile platform equips more than 5,000 APIs. It has a fresh artistic style called Material Design, which is designed to give consistent look and feel across different Android-based devices. As far as the user interface is concerned,... Read More »

Lenovo launches its slimmest convertible Ultrabook ‘Yoga 3 Pro’

Tweet Yoga 3 Pro is Lenovo’s thinnest and lightest convertible Ultrabook till date. Revealed via a live satellite at an event held in London, this model by Lenovo features Intel’s Latest 14nm fanless Core M processor and is the successor to the IdeaPad Yoga 13 line. The most amazing aspect about Yoga 3 Pro is its 360-degree hinge. It is merely 12.8mm thick and weighs just 1.19kg, making it the... Read More »

Dr Web, a Russian firm spotted a new Mac malware dubbed iWorm

Tweet Lately, a Russian security firm Dr Web spotted a new Mac malware “Mac.BackDoor.iWorm” that used Reddit to communicate with its command and control servers. The malware infected as many as 17,000 Mac PCs, primarily in the US, Canada and the UK. Accroding to the company, “When Mac.BackDoor.iWorm is initially launched, it saves its configuration data in a separate file and tries to read the... Read More »

BlackBerry comes with a new smartphone “Passport”

Tweet At an event in Toronto, BlackBerry launched an unconventional smartphone “Passport” at a price of $599 for the unlocked version. According to the company, initially, just after the launch, the smartphone will be available through ShopBlackBerry.com and only for customers in Canada, Germany, France, the UK and the US. And within one year, BlackBerry would start selling the smartphone in more... Read More »

Amazon launches new version of Fire tablets

Tweet Lately, Amazon introduced two Fire HD and two Fire HDX tablets to enable its customers buy more and more products and services from its web store. With prices ranging from $99, $139, $379 and $479 for Fire HD with a 6-inch screen, 7-inch Fire tablet, 8.9-inch Fire HDX 8.9 with Wi-Fi version and 8.9-inch Fire HDX 8.9 with LTE version respectively. The Fire HD tablets are equipped with powerful... Read More »

Samsung comes up with a free business security app “My KNOW”

Tweet As a business user, how confident do you feel when it comes to sharing credentials on your Android-based Samsung smartphone? To provide a sigh of relief to all professionals and assure that their privacy is completely secure lately Samsung introduced a security app called as My KNOX. It is especially made for working people in companies with Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) accounts, enabling... Read More »

Five Nigerian groups involved in Craigslist buyer scam

Tweet Have you ever tried selling a gadget on Craigslist? If yes, you must have been contacted by someone showing interest in the product you are selling, ready to pay more than the selling price and asking you to ship the product to Nigeria. And if you have been contacted, they would have also asked you to give details of your PayPal account to transfer you the money. But unfortunately, once you provide... Read More »

LinkedIn introduces new security tools

Tweet Lately, LinkedIn released new security features to enable its users manage authenticated sessions on various devices. Called as “See where you are logged in,” this new feature lets you see where, when and on what devices you are logged in to your LinkedIn account. You can even know the corresponding location, IP address, OS and browser type used to login to your account. And if you want or... Read More »

HP launched two new Pavilion and ENVY models

Tweet Lately, HP announced two new additions for its very popular Pavilion and ENVY range with a couple of notable differences. Touted as Pavilion x2 and ENVY x2, both the newcomers feature removable keyboards that convert the laptop into tablets. And in order to provide extra protection to the screen when folded, the keyboards are covered with a special fabric. Not just this, the keyboards also connect... Read More »

NETGEAR released its first Wave 2 router, R7500

Tweet After ASUS, NETGEAR too has released its first-ever supercharged ‘Wave 2’ router, called as Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi Router (aka the R7500). This latest router is equipped with Quad-Stream X4 architecture and 1.5 GHz dual core processor for superfast Wi-Fi wired, and WAN-to-LAN connection. It also powers 2.4GHz frequency band The most amazing aspect about R7500 router is its... Read More »

Hacking Traffic Light System is No Big Deal

Tweet Just imagine you are traveling to your office and on your way you didn’t get any traffic light. Well, this is absolutely possible if you know how to hack traffic lights. According to recent research by University of Michigan, it is extremely simple to hack wireless traffic light systems without any particular knowledge. All you need to have is a little bit of programming skills, interest in... Read More »

Google tightens its Safe Browsing service

Tweet The search engine giant, Google lately announced to expand its Safe Browsing technology to notify users about deceptive software. This new addition to Google’s exclusive service, called as “deceptive software” will now warn users and website owners about all the websites that are known to distribute malware. It will block every kind of malware download and give instructions on how to detect... Read More »

Point-of-sale systems compromised by Backoff malware

Tweet In a recent cyber security alert, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealed that more than 1,000 U.S. enterprise networks and different businesses have been attacked by a point-of-sale malware infection called “Backoff.” Typically this kind of malware infection captures all the information when a card is swiped for payment. Backoff, primarily is capable of scrapping memory... Read More »

Keep your Android phone secure with these security apps

Tweet Is your Android-based device really safe against emerging malicious threats? Unfortunately, it is not. And believe it or not, it is always vulnerable to all sorts of thefts, malware, mishaps and loss. In order to keep pace with known and unknown threats, it is highly suggested to install security apps. Below we have listed the best three security apps that you can consider installing on your... Read More »

Facebook includes a new feature “Save”

Tweet Save- the new feature introduced by Facebook enable users to revisit links, places, movies, TV shows, music, posts, books content or feeds whenever you want. This archival feature is primarily designed for people who don’t find time to explore and want to view at a later time.  The best part is you don’t have to be online to read the saved pages. What Facebook has to say about ‘Save’? According... Read More »

Who else is using your Wi-Fi network?

Tweet Do you know when you connect to your Wi-Fi network; someone else also can connect to your network, even if you have set a security password. These days with the increase in usage of Internet, it highly important to take preventative measures to keep a stranger or neighborhood from stealing your network. Wondering why you should worry if a random person is using your network? It is always a good... Read More »

Everything you need to know about Apple iOS 8

Tweet Apple is soon going to launch the eight major release of its mobile operating system for iPod, iPad, and iPhone. The new software, iOS 8 is the successor and revamped version of iOS 7 and sports a range of new features and abilities. Here, we have compiled a whole heap of features that will certainly change the way you use your mobile. What’s new about iOS 8? Photos and Camera This time the... Read More »

Ink and Slide- Adobe’s first entry into the hardware market

Tweet How about showing your creative skills digitally? With Adobe’s two new digital drawing devices “Ink and Stylus”, you can showcase your creativity with ease. Designed to be used with Apple’s iPad, Adobe’s new creative hardware Ink is a sleek pressure-sensitive stylus having Adonit Pixelpoint technology. It is meant to offer artistic control along with unmatched accuracy. While on the... Read More »

Selfie lovers, here’s a smartphone for you- Sony Xperia C3

Tweet Are you obsessed of taking your own photographs? You will certainly love the world’s first ever selfie smartphone, Sony Xperia C3. Since it is a selfie-centric smartphone, the prime highlight of the phone without doubt is its 5 MP wide-angle front-facing camera that enables you to cover more in the frame. Another notable characteristic is its Superior Auto Mode that automatically adjusts pictures... Read More »

Orkut is going to die, but you can save your data

Tweet There was a time when Google’s very first social networking site “Orkut” was in great demand. But with the advent of other social networking websites, soon the traffic on Orkut came down. Thus the owner of the website, Google has now decided to say goodbye to Orkut on September 30, 2014. Fortunately, till then you can continue using the website and even export your data, pictures as well... Read More »

Facebook launched a new app Slingshot

Tweet The social networking behemoth Facebook has once again launched a new app Slingshot to keep users engaged by allowing them to share short-lived photos and videos with one another. The Facebook has said to have taken the concept from competitors such as Snapchat that largely encourages people to share casual photographs and videos that will be deleted shortly after been shared. However, Slingshot... Read More »

Apple’s new iMac is Little More Affordable Now

Tweet Apple launched a new entry-level iMac on Wednesday in a quiet ceremony and disclosed the features of this all-in-one desktop computer that is little more affordable now. The price of this 21.5-inch iMac starts at $1099 and contains a 1.4GHz dual-core i5 processor, with Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz. The new configuration of this set is based on some new standards like 8GB of RAM, a 500GB hard drive,... Read More »

5 hidden truths about ‘The Deep Dark Web’

Tweet Do you know there is a world deep down the Internet that people are almost unaware of? Yes, we are talking about the Dark Web also known as the Deepnet or the Hidden Web, the information on which is not indexed by search engines like Google and therefore it is still invisible to the mainstream public. How deep is the Dark Web?          The reason why many of us don’t know about the... Read More »

Access Philips Blu-ray with your LG Remote

Tweet Do you know what your new LG Universal remote is capable of doing? Well, it can help you connect to your Blu-ray player without any inconveniences and work with multiple devices all at the same time. If you have Philips Blu-Ray installed at your home and you are planning to watch a movie then LG Remote can be used to choose the right setting on the TV and to set surround sound on for full effect. Here... Read More »
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