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BitTorrent was best known as an internet protocol that let people swap pirated movies and music at the expense of big Hollywood studios and record labels. But then came a Belarusian engineer named Konstantin Lissounov.
Computer scientists have developed a malware prototype that uses inaudible audio signals to communicate, a capability that allows the malware to covertly transmit keystrokes and other sensitive data even when infected machines have no network connection.
Laptop and desktop users can now do a Google search without typing just by speaking aloud, with a Chrome extension that Google made available on Tuesday.
Over the past several weeks, a handful of frantic Microsoft Windows users have written in to ask what they might do to recover from PC infections from “CryptoLocker,” the generic name for an increasingly prevalent and nasty strain of malicious … Continue reading
Adobe has worked with Apple to sandbox Flash Player under Safari in Mac OS X, restricting the ability of attackers to exploit any vulnerabilities they might find in the browser plug-in.
IsoHunt, a popular website offering BitTorrents of mostly pirated material, is to shut down following a court settlement.
Two bullets to the heart have terminated the life of Iran’s chief of cyberwarfare, according to the Daily Telegraph. Mojtaba Ahmadi, commander of Iran’s Cyber War Headquarters, was found dead in a wooded area near the town of Karaj, northwest … Continue reading
Elon Musk’s commercial space company, SpaceX, has just launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit carrying a Canadian Space Agency satellite, CASSIOPE. Part of the satellite’s payload is Cascade, a prototype for a super-fast space-borne file-transfer system—a kind of digital … Continue reading
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AMD touts new low-cost desktop chipset, calls Intel’s a “dead-end” http://wp.me/p3wmuX-1hW
Gonna wait for them to shake a few bugs outta this and check the security first I think.