As some of you have noticed, I have been rather busy this past week. Since the pre-existing free software available for video “tube” sites is all either broken or contains ignored security vulnerabilities, I have taken to writing my own application. Continue reading
A police department in Massachusetts has admitted to paying the ransom for Cryptolocker.
Cryptolocker is a ransomware virus which has been seen spreading via email from legitimate looking organizations such as a bank, or place which a target company might usually do business with. Once the reader opens up an attachment, the malware spreads to the computer and starts encrypting all the files, including those on external drives & network attached storage. Continue reading
At a whopping price of $499 the XBox One has seen over 1-Million sales in less than 24 hours of Microsoft’s launch in 13 countries. The sales of the XBox one have also beat XBox 360 launch-day sales, setting a new record at Microsoft. Continue reading
Twitter announced that, probably thanks to NSA spying, they have stepped up the encryption on their service.
Twitter announced in a blog post yesterday that it enabled “forward secrecy” for traffic going through their website, which makes it more difficult for hackers to launch MITM (Man in the Middle) attacks & decrypt the information.
Mojang has made some updates to MineCraft, and now people on 1.6.* clients/servers are having issues with login… THANK YOU UPDATES!
So, I haven’t been able to play MineCraft all night, or at all this morning.. waiting on a fix which, according to this forum post, Mojang is working on now. Continue reading
Last month Ross Ulbricht was arrested on suspicion of running Silk Road, an online black market, as well as 2 murder plots which were actually sting operations conducted by the FBI. Bail for Ulbricht was denied, by a federal judge on Thursday, after additional evidence was submitted showing that Ulbricht is indeed “Dread Pirate Roberts” and that he would be a flight risk. In the photo above, you can see the vast number of false identification that Ulbricht had, and why he would be such a flight risk. Continue reading