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...
Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes recently spoke with FastCompany about the company's current issues, strong points, and long-term business goals. Also in the interview, Keyes describes why he admires Netflix but still think the economy is a culprit in the company's struggles.
Intel's Optane 900P SSDs will soon become available in capacities of 960GB and 1.5TB according to a Product Change Notification (PCN) released by the company. The drives that are powered by the 3D Xpoint memory, instead of traditional NAND, are currently available in capacities of 280GB and 480GB.
The DDoS revenge attack that Operation Payback began on the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) in response to the unsuccessful outcome of the Pirate Bay appeal began on November 28th and is still going, making it the longest continuous attack on a single target yet.
Users in the market for a new 4K / Ultra HD Blu-ray drive, who want to be able to make backups of their purchased movies, will need to do extensive research before buying a drive. Mainly because the drive needs to be UHD friendly, which means it has to be a specific drive with a specific firmware version installed. In this article we list a few places where you can safely buy them, ready to use.
A team member from Slysoft today posted on the company's forum that 'Slysoft is gone'. This marks the end of an era that lasted 13 years while the company was continuously under pressure from all kinds of organisations that tried to shut it down.
Windows 10 users will soon no longer need a password to login because it will also become possible to get access to the system through facial recognition, iris scan or fingerprint. This is not only faster and easier but also a lot safer, according to Microsoft.
As unrelenting floods across Thailand threaten the country's capital this week, hard disk drive maker Western Digital has confirmed its manufacturing plants near Bangkok will post lower-than-projected figures for the third quarter after production was halted. The company cited devastation to workers' homes and supplier facilities as factors behind the expected losses. However, it believes its Thai workforce of 37,000 residents are safe.
Security vendor Positive Technologies has discovered a bug in some Intel Skylake CPUs that allows an attack to take full control over the system through USB. The culprit is the debugging interface of the CPU that can be accessed through USB.
Cosmetics giant Yves Rocher suffered a data leak which revealed millions of personal information on its customers. The international cosmetics brand reportedly experienced the leak due to third-party error and an unprotected database server. According to Threatpost, the third-party consultant...
A new cyber attack aimed at South Korean social network aficionados was perpetrated this week, resulting in the theft of some 35 million users' personal info. It's possibly the largest hacker undertaking since the colossal PlayStation Network security breach in April which affected an estimated 77 million people around the world.

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