What is the use of a bug bounty activity? Really. Is there such a thing as ethical hacking? Can you hunt bugs without an explicit approval and bug bounty announcement in the first place? 196 more words
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So contrary to some FUD reports, Google Play stays relatively malware-free. Which makes long-running apps like this one especially puzzling.
“Computer users pass around USB sticks like silicon business cards,” Andy Greenberg reports for Wired. “lthough we know they often carry malware infections, we depend on antivirus scans and the occasional reformatting to keep our thumbdrives from becoming the carrier for the next digital epidemic. 263 more words
Updates to computer software are an unfortunate fact of life. Windows updates, Adobe updates, iTunes updates… It never ends, and therein lies a problem. You might get so used to the endless stream of updates that when you visit a new website and the first thing you see is a message saying, “You need to update your media player” (or similar wording), you might just blindly click on that link (because… 396 more words