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  • News: Microsoft Announces "BlueHat" Contest for Better Security

    As any Jedi knight knows, the temptation to turn to the Dark Side is difficult to resist. The same can be true for White Hat hackers--malware fighters who discover vulnerabilities in software.

  • News: Black Hat: Routers using OSPF open to attacks

    A researcher at Black Hat has revealed a vulnerability in the most common corporate router protocol that puts networks using it at risk of attacks that compromise data streams, falsify network topography and create crippling router loops.

  • News: Android Users Least Prepared for Rise in Mobile Malware

    An explosion in mobile malware in the first half of 2011 has exponentially increased the chance of an Android device getting infected according to one study. Unfortunately for Android users, another study shows that they are the least aware of security concerns and least prepared to protect their smartphone or tablet from malware.

  • News: Top 5 Potential Cyber-enemies for the United States

    Details of "Operation Shady RAT"--a years-long campaign of hacking and cyber-espionage that's targeted the U.S. government, the U.N., the International Olympic Committee, and numerous other agencies and corporations worldwide--were released by security firm McAfee this week.

  • News: Yet More Black Ops DLC: Now With More Zombies

    Later this month, fans of Black Ops' Zombies mode will be able to enjoy a DLC pack filled with crusty undead goodness.

  • News: Researchers show off homemade spy drone at Black Hat

    A pair of security researchers Wednesday unveiled a remote controlled, unmanned aerial vehicle capable of cracking Wi-Fi passwords, exploiting weak wireless access points and mimicking a GSM tower to intercept cell phone conversations.

  • News: Black Hat: Hackers and crackers needed to counter terrorists

    Hackers and crackers heard a patriotic plea during a Black Hat keynote in which they were portrayed as potential heroes as terrorism shifts from acts of physical violence to cyberattacks that can also cause physical destruction.

  • News: Final Fantasy Tactics Out Today for iPhone

    It's been a long time coming and has seen several delays -- mostly to sort out some technical issues and refine the touchscreen interface, apparently -- but Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions is finally available for iPhone and iPod touch. And yes, it costs $15.99.

  • News: Healthcare industry leads market in IT hiring

    Flush with federal funds and under the gun of federal regulatory deadlines, the healthcare industry is leading the market in IT jobs creation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics job placement services.

  • News: Best Free Software for Protecting Your PC and Your Privacy

    Want to ensure that your PC and all of your files and data stay safe, secure, and private--without breaking the bank? We've rounded up 11 free security and privacy utilities that shield you against malware, protect your data at Wi-Fi hotspots, encrypt your hard drive, and do everything in between.

  • News: Google Exec Says 'Hostile' Patent Campaign Targets Android

    Google’s top legal officer lashed out at Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and other companies on Wednesday, accusing them of fighting a “hostile, organized campaign against Android.”

  • News: RIM strikes back with new BlackBerry Torch smartphone

    Reports of BlackBerry’s imminent demise are looking a little premature today with the announcement by RIM of a formidable quintet of new handsets, all of which will run BlackBerry 7, an updated version of the company’s smartphone OS.

  • News: Internet Explorer IQ story unmasked as bizarre hoax

    Users of Internet Explorer (IE) do not after all have lower IQs after all. A widely-reported study from earlier this week that claimed that browser choice corresponded to intelligence has turned out to be bogus.

  • News: Puerto Rico Board Game Comes to iPad

    Popular board game Puerto Rico has followed in the footsteps of Catan, Carcassonne and Small World by making the jump to the iPad.

  • News: Vonage launches cheap international calls app

    Vonage has launched an app for Apple iPhones that allows users to make international calls up to 15 minutes long for under £1.50.

  • News: Dell sells preconfigured Hadoop system

    Recognizing Apache Hadoop's growing presence in the field of data analysis, Dell will start selling servers preloaded with the open-source data processing platform, the company announced Thursday.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in pictures

    A gallery from the UK launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 at the Tottenham Court Road branch of PC World 4/08/11.

  • News: Google accuses Microsoft, Oracle, Apple of "hostile" patent campaign

    Google's chief legal officer has accused rivals Microsoft, Oracle and Apple of "a hostile, organized campaign against Android ... waged through bogus patents."

  • News: Flash storage moves closer to CPUs

    In a bid to maximize the speed advantage of solid-state storage, more vendors are promoting approaches that move it closer to the CPUs that process stored data.

  • News: Samsung fans flock to Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch

    Samsung's 10in Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet goes onsale in the UK today. For now, it's available in a Wi-Fi-only version through Dixons, Currys and PC World stores. Gadget fans particularly keen to get their hands on the Android 3.1 tablet queued up at PC World's Tottenham Court Road store in London yesterday evening where trade was brisk



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