Energy Department Looking to Pay for New Logo for Plug-In Cars

September 1, 2015 at 7:24 pm By

The United States Energy Department is actively seeking someone who can design a new logo for its plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) program and is willing to pay up to $5,000 for the finished product.

Did Microsoft Add Spy Features to Windows 7 & 8?

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While Windows 10 proved to be one of the best operating systems that Microsoft has released in some time, new reports are saying that it’s not enough to make up for parts of their previous platforms that may have contained spy features.

US Considering Economic Sanctions on China After Cyber Attack

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The investigation behind the alleged Chinese hackers who performed a slew of data breaches on the U.S. may have gone on long enough. The U.S. is now considering hitting China with economic sanctions as a mode of getting back at companies who benefitted from the data breach.

Uber Turns to Security Researchers For Help

August 31, 2015 at 1:54 pm By

Uber is working towards fixing the flaws in their in-car technology and they are turning to two security researchers. Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek¬†are now pretty well-known for hacking into Chrysler’s Uconnect system and putting it on display for the security world at Black Hat and DefCon security conferences.

How New Alerts Can Help Secure Your Phone

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Unfortunately we live in a world where everything in technology is game for cyber hackers looking to steal your information or just plain accomplish the goal of hacking devices. A new company is trying to help mobile users figure out when apps might be malicious simply through a processing chip and alert system.

Google Revamps Search on Mobile Web App Design

August 28, 2015 at 1:33 pm By

If you’re a frequenter to the Google Play app you may have noticed the search is looking a bit different, some might even say better than it has ever looked before. The company has redesigned their search system into an attractive grid display of the app icons when you begin a search.

Former Security Intern Responsible For Android Spyware

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Be careful tech companies, interns are smarter than you think. A former security intern at the FireEye security firm has admitted to designing the malicious software spyware that could have quite dangerous to millions of Android users.

4,000 Ashley Madison Passwords Cracked

August 27, 2015 at 1:44 pm By

Some Ashley Madison users have something in common with many internet users when it came to their security passwords. 4,000 of the underlying plaintext passwords from the leak have been deciphered and you could probably guess some of the passwords that were used. Hint: we mentioned one three times in the first two sentences.

Dark Web Drug Marketplace Agora is Offline

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One of the largest drug marketplaces on the Dark Web is going offline after they reported suspicious activity on their site. Agora’s site operators would like themselves as well as their servers to remain a secret and in order to do so they plan on going offline to strengthen their site incase of future attacks.

Web Designer Tells Facebook How if Should Look

August 26, 2015 at 1:40 pm By

Everyone has had at least one gripe with the way that Facebook has be redesigned in the past. One designer says that there are flaws in it’s current desktop design and offers their opinion of how it should be redesigned with the idea of a flatter design being one of the first things designers might notice in the mock up.