Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "Facebook announces Facebook Home. An Android Home screen replacement that fully integrates Facebook's features, such as Messaging and Camera. Each of these apps will be accessible from anywhere within the phone, without having to leave the currently running app. Facebook feed will be what is seen when waking a phone with Facebook Home installed." Link to Original Source top
ICE seizes 300+ Sports Related Domains ahead of the Super Bowl
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "ICE has recently seized 307 domains as part of Operation In Our Sites. Most were involved in the sale of unauthorized sport merchandise. 16 were seized to prevent them from streaming the Super Bowl to air on Sunday." Link to Original Source top
With all three bills under debate by our elected leaders, CES convened a panel including Congressional staff members, a musician, lawyers, a Web hoster, and a representative of the Copyright Alliance. It was moderated by Rick Boucher, a Democrat who represented Virginia's 9th congressional district in the House for 28 years ending in 2011.
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "A top German police officer decided to track his daughter's online activity by placing a trojan on her computer. When a friend found it, he decided to take revenge and hack him back. The friend was then able to find work emails, from which he gained access to the German police "Patras" server, which is used to log GPS & cellphone location data of suspects.
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California), a major opponent of the Stop Online Piracy Act has announced he plans to call a hearing where Tech industry representatives will get to speak out about how legislation like SOPA will negatively affect the internet. From the article:
Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has called a hearing that will bring more voices from the technology industry to Washington, D.C. to discuss how legislation such as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would affect the Internet. On Jan. 18, industry representatives that include Brad Burnham from Union Square Ventures; Lanham Napier, the CEO of Rackspace Hosting; and Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.com, will testify before Congress.
Recently, our research lab identified a completely new 'financial' Ramnit variant aimed at stealing Facebook login credentials. Since the Ramnit Facebook C&C URL is visible and accessible it was fairly straightforward to detect that over 45,000 Facebook login credentials have been stolen worldwide, mostly from users in the United Kingdom and France.
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "According to emails obtained via a Freedom of Information request, the Copyright Czar played an important role in brokering the deals between ISPs and copyright holders to punish subscribers whose IP address participated in copyright infringement." Link to Original Source top
Air Force Network Admins Find out about Drone Viru
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "Wired's Danger Room reports that the network admins of the 24th Air Force found out about the virus infecting the drone cockpits at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada by reading their story." Link to Original Source top
Nemesisghost (1720424) writes "TSA has revealed to CNN the list of criteria for additional screenings at airports. Among them are people who are "Very arrogant and expresses contempt against airport passenger procedures."" Link to Original Source top
Nemesisghost writes "Obama is asking Congress to not change the law that gives law enforcement access to your emails stored in the cloud that are older than 6 months. Google, AOL, AT&T and other companies are urging a change in the law(Electronic Communications Privacy Act) pass in 1986 to reflect the change in technology." Link to Original Source top
Nemesisghost writes "From the Wired.com article covering the release, "Microsoft is fully embracing the hacking community around its Kinect sensor, and will release an official software development kit for the Xbox 360 peripheral this spring."" Link to Original Source top