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Is Your Browser Telling You Everything? How Web Domains Aren’t Always What You Think

Developer Xudong Zheng created a web page to educate people about a new security threat online. The danger was rooted in the weaknesses of several browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. He found that web addresses could have one appearance while being registered as something completely different.

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“The Internet of Us” – How One Company is Embracing RFID

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It only takes seconds to become a cyborg. Jowan Osterlund has helped more than 1500 people make the leap.  And he does it with tiny, rice-sized capsules. Each has its own power source and microchip that transmits information by RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). At one festival, the

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How Safe Is Your Data From Ransomware?

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It announces its presence with a giant screensaver announcing that ALL your files are completely locked up.  And in 72 hours the perpetrator will throw away the key. Or you suddenly view a “surveillance” webcam-selfie with an official warning that you’re wanted by the FBI.  A message

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Could Google’s New Wireless Service Save You Money?

With many complaints about expensive cell phone company data plans and roaming prices, Google’s new wireless plan may be worth a look. And it’s not just a wireless plan. Project Fi‘s innovative program uses a network of the biggest wireless carriers combined with WiFi in your home

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NVMe, super-fast data storage

One of the main bottlenecks in a computer is the speed of your storage device (hard drive). The main defacto technology is SATA (Serial ATA) however SSD (Solid State Drive) are becoming the norm for many computing device. However there was a ceiling reached which was an

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Important facts about encryption on smartphones

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With recent security and privacy issues resulting from the San Bernardino iPhone dispute, it’s a good time to learn more about encryption. What is encryption? Basically encryption is a method used to secure information stored on any electronic device. This includes data such as text messages, photos,

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