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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- A security researcher has discovered a code injection vulnerability in the thumbnail handler component of GNOME Files file manager that could allow hackers to execute malicious code on targeted Linux machines. Dubbed Bad Taste, the vulnerability (CVE
Remember SambaCry? Almost two months ago, we reported about a 7-year-old critical remote code execution vulnerability in Samba networking software, allowing a hacker to remotely take full control of a vulnerable Linux and Unix machines. We dubbed the
Security researchers have discovered a critical remotely exploitable vulnerability in an open-source software development library used by major manufacturers of the Internet-of-Thing devices that eventually left millions of devices vulnerable to hack
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 The Luma was a compelling product when it was announced back in late-2015 — we even went so far as declaring the WiFi-extending home mesh system, “fun.” That descriptor doesn’t really apply the startu
An unknown hacker has just stolen nearly $32 million worth of Ethereum one of the most popular and increasingly valuable cryptocurrencies from Ethereum wallet accounts linked to at least three companies that seem to have been hacked. This is the thir
As part of its ongoing Vault 7 leaks, the whistleblower organisation WikiLeaks today revealed about a CIA contractor responsible for analysing advanced malware and hacking techniques being used in the wild by cyber criminals. According to the documen
Nothing in this world is fully secure, from our borders to cyberspace. I know vulnerabilities are bad, but the worst part comes in when people just don't care to apply patches on time. Late last year, Cisco's Talos intelligence and research group dis
The OReilly Podcast: Helping developers improve performance, security, and service discoverability.In this podcast episode, OReillys Jeff Bleiel talks with Chris Stetson, chief architect and head of engineering at NGINX. They discuss Stetsons experie
If you love the idea of virtual reality, but hate having to wear a headset, this is going to appeal to you. Japan's public broadcaster NHK has come up with an ultra high-definition immersive experience, featuring a rounded 8K projection dome screen t
One of the most important facets to controlling your Windows desktop is snapping windows. Even if you only have a single monitor, having two apps side-by-side lets you multitask like a pro. But whether you use your mouse to drag a window to the side
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LinkedIn has launched a stripped down version of its service as a mobile app that takes up only 1MB space, reports TechCrunch. The Android app named LinkedIn Lite is now live in India and the company plans to extend it to 60 other countries. The lite
 The U.S. has now lifted entirely a controversialban on laptops in hand luggage for passengers flying to the country from the Middle East or via certain Middle Eastern airlines, with the Department of Homeland Security professing itself sati
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Trump and Macron, Macron and Trump. Just a few days from what has probably gone down in history as the longest (and most awkward) handshake ever, the U.S. president has shared some insight into that fateful encounter.  SEE ALSO: Trump and Ma
Day 2 of thehearing to determinewhether there is a fundamental right to privacy under the Indian Constitution is underway. Notes from the hearing: 10:30 am: Arvind Datar resumed his submissions from yesterday on behalf of the petitioners by recapitul
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We had missed this earlier Flipkart-owned payments company PhonePe is now entering the offline commerce space, reports VCCircle. Apparently, the offline payment option is already available at over 2,500 Apollo pharmacy outlets and all Barista outlets
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Wireshark 2.4.0 is a major new version of the popular network protocol analyzer for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X devices. The application is available as a 32-bit and 64-bit installer for Windows, and as a portable version for Windwos as well. One
Ivanka Trump may know a little more about Filipino food traditions than the average American, going by the dish she served up this week. On Tuesday, Trump threw her daughter, Arabella, a birthday party where she served hot dog franks on skewers, topp
India added 4.67 million active mobile connections in May 2017, with Airtel, Idea, Reliance Jio and Vodafone accounting for 74% of total active mobile connections in India, according to data released by TRAI. The Active connection data represents pea
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Between December 2011 and March 2012, New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau illegally intercepted the private conversations of Kim and Mona Dotcom, and Megaupload co-defendant Bram van der Kolk. A new ruling handed down by the High
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 The latest addition to the smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant. We’re all familiar with the rise of the internet-enabled thermostats, thanks to the development of compa
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