An unsecured cloud storage server containing 36,077 files of sensitive inmate data has been recently discovered online, cybersecurity research team vpnMentor disclosed on Monday, Feb 10. According to the report, the software, which was identified to be a misconfigured Amazon...
With the ever-increasing need for more reliable and expansive storage, Russian and Japanese scientists worked to develop a tech that can increase the capacity and life span of devices. The graphene-based material used in spintronics is expected to deliver...
As I predicted a couple of weeks ago, OCZ Technology would be the first to announce SSDs using the new SandForce 2000 family of SSD controllers, and SATA 6Gbps.
Simon Fraser University (SFU) has become the latest victim of a ransomware attack that led to the exposure of personal information of thousands of people. In a campus-wide email issued on Monday, Mark Roman, SFU's chief information officer, notified faculty,...
PC World has done a quick review of the Panasonic HDC-SD1 High Definition camcorder, which features recording to Secure Digital cards.  While many may think of the budget low quality camcorders when they hear about the use of flash storage,...
CCN Markets recently reported yet another vulnerability in the Epic Games Store system. Willian Worrall of CCN said that this security allows users to work around the system’s security to access a game without owning it. According to Worrall, a...
According to independent researchers some Samsung TVs consume less power during official tests than during real-world usage.
The inspector general at the National Security Agency revealed that the agency’s various databases and cloud pose risks on civil liberties and individual privacy. A December audit suggests that the agency’s move in keeping some data for ‘too long’ could...
Smart homemaker, Orvibo, recently encountered a data breach, leaving 2 billion records exposed. The company runs SmartMate, a platform that allows users to manage their smart home appliances. According to the article published by Forbes, security researchers exposed the data...
Almost a year since the City of Cartersville had been hit by a ransomware attack, the local government admitted earlier this week that it had paid ransomware operators with $380,000 to unlock its systems at the time. The report, which...
Gil T Pleasure used our news submit to tell us "I"ve always like the idea of multi-angle video, but other than p0rn you rarely see it on DVDs." Well I wouldn't know about that *cough* but...
Surfing on the web today, I found an interesting announcement about a new DVD-ROM drive from HP: HD100 HD-DVD USB 2.0 Drive.I tried to search for some details on HP's website, but there...
Sprint, a mobile phone operator in the United States, experienced a data breach which affected an unknown number of customers. According to reports, hackers gained access to these accounts via the Samsung website. Based on the report released by ZD...
On Slashdot.org we can read that the US Copyright Office has released an advisory report on the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) that should make things clear what is allowed and not allowed in the digital world. It's all very...
If you're in the US and a customer of one of the large ISPs, then you might be interested in reading the following story
Some weeks ago, we reported that PyMusique was finally released to the public. This tool allowed Linux (but later on, there was a windows port) users to use the iTunes store. What...

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