Monthly Archives: August 2016

Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes, for cash
  • 25
    Aug

Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes, for cash

Seven supercomputers competed in a contest to find software vulnerabilities Giant refrigerator-sized supercomputers battled each other on Thursday in a virtual contest to show that machines can find software vulnerabilities. The result: the supercomputers time and time again detected simulated flaws in software.... read full article

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Best ransomware decrypt tools for Windows 10
  • 23
    Aug

Best ransomware decrypt tools for Windows 10

Ransomware is probably the worst kind of malware than can infect your computer. This type of malware will encrypt and lock your files, and the only way to get access to them is to pay the ransom to the hacker. Fortunately, today we have a list of best ransomware decrypt tools for Windows 10 that can help you...

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NoMoreRansom.org launched to help Ransomware victims
  • 17
    Aug

NoMoreRansom.org launched to help Ransomware victims

A new web portal NoMoreRansom.org will now help you removing the ransomware without paying off your hard earned money to the attackers. EUROPOL, Kaspersky, Intel, Netherland Police have come together to form a No More Ransom initiative. NoMoreRansom.org will help ransomware victims retrieve their encrypted data without paying the ransom money... read full article

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Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says
  • 10
    Aug

Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says

Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says The minister responsible for the census has directly contradicted the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by saying its website was not attacked on census night, despite confirming that the site was shut down after repeated denial of service attempts.... read full article

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Australia's Department of Human Services buys 6,000 Surface Pro 4 tablets
  • 9
    Aug

Australia’s Department of Human Services buys 6,000 Surface Pro 4 tablets

A new report says that Australia's Department of Human Services has purchased 6,000 of Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 tablets. The total dollar amount for the purchase was $13.8 million.... read full article

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras
  • 3
    Aug

Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Over 11,000 people have signed a petition asking Apple not to deploy technology that would allow third parties like the police to use it to disable cameras on user phones under certain circumstances. Apple got a patent for this infrared technology in June and bagging a patent does not necessarily mean that the company is going to use...

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