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Chip-and-PIN Credit Cards and The Deadline: Here’s What You need To Know

October 1 Liability shift ENDS! Today, 1st October 2015, is the deadline for US-based Banks and Retailers to roll out Chip-embedded Credit Cards (powered by EVM Technology) to customers that will make transactions more secure. Starting Thursday, Merchants must have new Payment Terminals installed to accept Chip Cards in their stores …

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Getting Started With Linux : Part l (Choosing a Distribution)

    There are hundreds of Linux distributions to choose from. Each of them has their merits. Some of them have their separate package managers, desktop managers, repositories; some of them are derived from others, so they share some behaviorism. It is not possible to compare each other as each …

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New Botnet Hunts for Linux — Launching 20 DDoS Attacks/Day at 150Gbps

The distributed denial-of-service network, dubbed XOR DDoS Botnet, targets over 20 websites per day, according to an advisory published by content delivery firm Akamai Technologies. Over 90 percent of the XOR DDoS targets are located in Asia, and the most frequent targets are the gaming sector and educational institutions. XOR creator is supposed to …

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Microsoft Responds To Windows 10 Spying Concerns, But It will Still Collect Your Data

Microsoft has finally responded to the growing privacy concerns around its new operating system to regain the trust of the users who are concerned about their online privacy related to Windows 10. In a blog post published Monday, Windows chief Terry Myerson describes three ways in which Windows 10 collects and uses …

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Latest iOS 9.0.1 Update Failed to Patch Lockscreen Bypass Hack

iOS 9.0.1 – Apple’s first update to its new iOS 9 mobile operating system, came out on Wednesday, addressed several bugs in its software. Yes, the serious flaw in iOS 9 that allows anyone – with physical access of your iPhone or iPad – to bypass your device’s lock screen and …

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PlayStation Vita TV hack gives you a way to play more games

If you have a PlayStation TV collecting dust in a cabinet somewhere, this might make it useful again. A user called “mr.gas” from the Hackinformer forum has detailed how you can tweak the device to play games that it’s currently not compatible with. The best thing about the procedure is it’s actually doable, even …

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[Download/OpenSource] PrivacyFix 10 – v1.0.0.0 – Fix Win10 Privacy Issues – Anti-Spy

formation Let’s be honest, Windows 10 is the BEST Windows version to date (IMO). But as we all know, it has MAJOR privacy concerns, more information can be found on both Google and HF. I’ve made this tool so you all can enjoy Windows again, without your privacy getting shitted …

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Lenovo Caught (3rd Time) Pre-Installing Spyware on its Laptops

Lenovo has once again been caught installing spyware on its laptops and workstations without the user’s permission or knowledge. One of the most popular computer manufacturers is being criticized for selling some refurbished laptop models pre-installed with invasive marketing software that sends users data directly to the company. This is …

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Windows 10 got huge updates

Microsoft has released a huge update for its Windows 10 apps on 24th September.Totally 9 apps on Windows 10 got huge updates. All these apps can be updated through the store. 9 Windows 10 apps that received improvements are PowerPoint Mobile, Mail and Calendar, Excel Mobile, OneNote, Microsoft Photos, Groove …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5’s screen-off Memo feature gets ported to Note 3, Note 4 and Note Edge

Those who have read our Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review know we fell in love with the device’s screen-off memo feature. A bit of a recap: you take the S-Pen out while the device is off, and you can start writing on the display as if you’re just writing on a notebook. …

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