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US 911 Emergency Service Could Have Its Own Emergency Due to Hacking

Posted on September 14 2016 by .

We all know the number and at one point in time, we have used the service. The 911 emergency service in America has its obvious benefits and could be life-saving in many cases. Though, recent fears have inched towards a reality in the realm of the 911 emergency system coming under attack from hackers. Researchers [...] Continue Reading

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Study Claims Nearly Half of US Businesses Affected with Ransomware This Year

Posted on August 05 2016 by .

If you are at all tuned into the computer security world, you know that the threat of ransomware is an epidemic that appears to have become unruly and widespread in the recent year or two. According to an Osterman Research 2016 State of Ransomware Study sponsored by MalwareBytes, nearly half of corporate entities in the [...] Continue Reading

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Microsoft Rolls out Hardware Requirement Changes for Windows 10 to Beef up Security

Posted on July 28 2016 by .

There isn’t any question about what Microsoft’s flagship product is as they are rolling out new hardware requirements for Windows 10 to beef up security essentially. To make Microsoft’s most advantageous and illustrious product more secure, the company is rolling out new hardware requirements for Windows 10 that include hardware-based features like the Trusted Platform [...] Continue Reading

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Hackers could take over 3D Printers to produce Defective Products

Posted on July 18 2016 by .

3D printers have become a newfound tool for creating items and products on the fly for just about any application that you can imagine. Companies, small businesses, and private citizens all over the world are adopting the concept of 3D printers and using them to create nearly any type of item that you can imagine. [...] Continue Reading

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FBI Can Hack into a Computer without a Warrant rules U.S. Court

Posted on June 24 2016 by .

The days of big brother watching have come and stayed with us. Though, we don’t know how hard big brother is looking into our every-day actions over the Internet. In a recent court hearing, the FBI’s quest to seek permission to hack into computers without a warrant has been granted. That’s right; the FBI can [...] Continue Reading

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Guccifer 2.0 Russian Hacker Claims Responsibility for DNC Data Breach

Posted on June 16 2016 by .

The Democratic National Committee was recently hacked exposing opposition research data on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The data, latest posted on the Internet, include a 231-page dossier on Donald Trump and documents concerning expected Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Security experts, ever since the DNC data breach, have been attempting to find the culprits [...] Continue Reading

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Windows 7 and 8 Users Aggressively Forced to Update to Windows 10

Posted on May 31 2016 by .

Microsoft has always been forthcoming about their push to update Windows 7 and 8 users to their new Windows 10 operating system. Now, with only two months until the deadline to receive a free update to Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7 or 8, Microsoft is making a last-ditch effort to roll out as many [...] Continue Reading

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Government Officials Believe U.S. Not Prepared for Electrical Grid Cyberattack

Posted on April 14 2016 by .

The electrical grid in the United States of America has long been an alleged target for cybercrooks and potentially terrorists who have the proper hacking abilities. So far, knock on wood, the vast electrical grids in America have never succumbed to a cyberattack. However, the U.S. government is believed not to be prepared for a [...] Continue Reading

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FBI May Assist U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies to Unlock Encrypted Devices

Posted on April 04 2016 by .

There is no doubt as to the growing controversy over Apple going against the grain to fulfill the request of the FBI to unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino terrorists. Now, with the FBI accomplishing the unlocking task their selves, there are many questions arising and onlookers taking what the media [...] Continue Reading

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The Humanoid Robot “Pepper” touted as the New Business Assistant and Marketer – Video

Posted on February 25 2016 by .

There is a saying that Robots and computers will one day rule the world. We’re talking about some serious SkyNet stuff here if artificial intelligence gets its way as it does in Hollywood movies. In the scope of what is real, Robots have evolved to be characterized as “humanoid,”, or more human than we would [...] Continue Reading

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