Monthly Archives: November 2016

Buying a PC on Black Friday? Here are five trends to watch out for

Based on this year's ads, things are a little different than in the past if you're looking to purchase a laptop, desktop, or tablet. Here's how.  By Sean Portnoy | November 25, 2016 The iPad Pro is the rare Apple tablet getting a discount from retailers this Black Friday.       It's fair to…
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DoD, HackerOne kick off Hack the Army bug bounty challenge

Now you can hack the US government -- legally.  By Charlie Osborne | November 22, 2016     The US Department of Defense (DoD) and HackerOne have officially launched a bug bounty program which will pay researchers to find and disclose security vulnerabilities in mission-critical army domains. On Monday, bug bounty platform HackerOne revealed in…
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg details plan to stop fake news

Mark Zuckerberg gives Facebook's plan to combat fake news, but warned: "We need to be careful not to discourage sharing of opinions or to mistakenly restrict accurate content."  By Jake Smith | November 21, 2016 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg detailed plans to curb fake news that's been haunting his platform. (Image: File photo)   Facebook CEO…
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Your car will be recalled in 2017 thanks to poor open-source security

Security experts believe yet another open-source software security catastrophe is on the horizon - but this time, your car is the target.  By Charlie Osborne for Zero Day | November 21, 2016 Telefonica In the coming year, a high-profile auto manufacturer will be forced to recall vehicles due to a cybersecurity breach for the first…
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