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Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks

DavidGilbert99 Re:Link? (100 comments)

Here is the link: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/malwa... I submitted it to Slashdot but it failed to publish it.

about 7 months ago
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Microsoft Is Sitting On Six Million Unsold Surface Tablets

DavidGilbert99 Re:Seriously? (550 comments)

Yes it has sold other hardware but it has never produced a PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone because it was seen as potentially upsetting the OEMs who make Windows a success.

about a year and a half ago
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BlackBerry Looking To Quench 'Insatiable Demand' For New Smartphones

DavidGilbert99 Re:Self shilling? (173 comments)

I was indeed

about 2 years ago

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FBI using tips from Anonymous to track Centcom hackers

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about two weeks ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "The FBI and Anonymous don't have what you would describe as a close relationship (not in a good way at least) but it seems the agency is actively using information obtained by one member of the hacktivist group to try and track down the hackers behind the attack on Centcom's Twitter and YouTube accounts."
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Nasa's New Horizons Pluto mission powered by chip from original PlayStation

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about two weeks ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Nine years after launch Nasa's New Horizons mission to Pluto has been woken up as it approaches the distant planet and it has all been made possible by the same MIPS R3000 micro-processing chip that was the CPU of choice for Sony's original PlayStation — launched in 1994."
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Hackers use JeSuisCharlie slogan to spread DarkComet malware

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about two weeks ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Like clockwork, the cyber criminals have begun to take advantage of the latest global news story with one group using the JeSuisCharlie hashtag which went viral following the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris last week to spread the DarkComet RAT"
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Which is Bigger - Kim Kardashian's Ass or Comet 67P?

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "It is a question for the ages, but there is one clear winner in the battle for the hearts and minds of internet users between this week's two biggest stories — the unveiling of Kim Kardashian's naked form in Paper magazine (which promised to "break the internet") and the landing of a washing machine-sizes spacecraft on a speeding comet over 500,000,000km from earth..."
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Why Find my iPhone Didn't Help Get My Smartphone or Laptop Back

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "An article in The Verge this week told how Apple's Find my iPhone features works to help recover a stolen smartphone. And while in that particular case it may have, that is not my experience and a disconnect between technology and the police mean the usefulness of the feature is very limited"
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UK Police Replace Traditional Notebook with Big Screen Smartphones

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "No longer will policemen and women need to try and decipher their own writing on the witness stand as traditional paper notebooks are being replaced by Samsung's large screen Galaxy Note 3 smartphone which will come with special pre-installed apps."
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Oppo N3 Launched with Motorised Rotating Camera To Track Moving Objects

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Trying to stand out in the smartphone market is hard. So hard in fact that one Chinese company has resorted to putting a motorised, rotating camera on its latest smartphone, with the Oppo N3 promising to automatically track your subject..."
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North Korea Hacks 20,000 South Korean Smartphones with Games

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "North Korea's elite cyber-warfare unit has been building smartphone games, but unlike Angry Birds and Candy Crush, these games have been designed to infect the smartphones of South Koreans with up to 20,000 falling victim between May and September this year"
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Budzster App Promises to Give You Personalised Marijuana Recommendations

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Not happy with blindly choosing what strain of cannabis you smoke? Well worry not as Budzster is hoping solve your problem by providing personalised marijuana recommendations for users, based on their personal preferences....what could go wrong?"
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CryptoWall Ransomware Infecting Visitors to Major Websites like Yahoo, AOL and M

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 3 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Up to three million visitors to some of the web's more popular websites — like Yahoo, AOL and Match.com — are being put at risk of being infected with the pernicious ransomware known as CryptoWall through malicious advertisements, with the criminal gang behind the campaign thought to be raking in $25,000-a-day"
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64% of All Emails Opened on iPhone or iPad

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 5 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "New research shows that Apple's mobile devices dominate the email landscape in the UK, with 46% of all emails opened there being done on an iPhone with a further 18% on iPad. Despite Android being the dominant smartphone market leader with a 60% share, emails opened on Google's mobile operating system fell by a huge 31% between 2013 and 2014."
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Why Has There Been No Leaked iWatch Pictures?

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 5 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Leaked iPhone 6 pictures? Sure, there are dozens available. iPad Air 2? Yep, we've got a few of them too. But iWatch photos? Nada, Zip, Zilch. Zero. The reason? This is a new Apple product and even though there has been a lot of talk about it, very few people are likely to know what it looks like, unlike the iPhone 6 which is already in mass production in factories across China."
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Tor Project Will Only Grow if Google, Facebook or Twitter Take it On

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 5 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "The popularity of Tor is growing with the anonymity network having up to 2.5 million people using it at any one time, but as it get more popular, the foundation set up to over see its development struggles to cope. And that is why the executive director of the Tor Project believe that only a company like Facebook, Google or Twitter can take it on and make it mainstream"
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Researchers Show Malware Can Hack Gmail App With 92% Success Rate

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 5 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Researchers will publish a study on Friday which claims that apps on Android, Windows Phone and iOS are all vulnerable to a previously unseen attack vector, which can steal sensitive data like login details, credit card numbers and even pictures. Shown working on Android, the attack was successful in stealing login credentials of the Gmail app 92% of the time."
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An Ad-Free Internet Would Cost Everyone £140-a-Year

DavidGilbert99 DavidGilbert99 writes  |  about 5 months ago

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Research suggests that if we wanted to live in a world without pop-up ads for penis enlargement tablets, then it would cost everyone $230 per year. So how many people would be willing to stump up this kind of cash? Just 2% of the population apparently..."
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