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okay; whose the wise guy

Now, the following of commercially-based websites (Dubli) have masked themselves with a WordPress blog page. Of course, it is not legitimate, as there are no links for comments, just one to re-direct to their website. 30 more words

Transforming USB sticks into undetectable malicious devices

Original Article

Two researchers Brandon Wilson and Adam Caudill released their attack code to reprogram USB sticks and use them as an undetectable hacking instrument. 1,006 more words


Avoiding scams, phishing and malicious emails (things to watch for, how to report them + more)

Scam artists use clever schemes to defraud millions of people around the world each year. People need to learn how to recognize common phishing tactics and malicious emails and what you can do to avoid them. 1,147 more words


U.S. Gov Insists It Doesn’t Stockpile Zero-Day Exploits to Hack Enemies

Source: Wired, 11/2014

For years the government has refused to talk about or even acknowledge its secret use of zero-day exploits to hack into the computers of adversaries and criminal suspects. 88 more words


'Malicious' Election Day Robocalls Prompt Investigation -- And Headache For Illinois GOP

Mysterious and “malicious” robocalls sent to Chicago election judges disrupted voting Nov. 4 and triggered an investigation by the Cook County State’s Attorney. Now, the calls are being linked to a pair of Republican activists in Illinois, and party officials are distancing themselves from the messages. 160 more words


How to ensure the safety of Android apps

Android users no longer need to worry too much about the safety of applications within the Google Play store. Although there are a lot of malicious applications, but applications that protection has become dramatically spread to protect the user from applications that are spying on the phone and steal data. 70 more words


Gamers, What Can We Do To Become A Better Community?

When I initially wrote this, it was the end of August, and there were various articles mentioning the rather terrible treatment gamers and people were giving each other. 733 more words