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Russian Photographer Uses Facial Recognition To Find People He Snaps On Subway

A smart but also slightly scary project by Russian photographer Egor Tsvetkov. In order to show how easy it is for complete strangers to gather information about you, Egor spent six weeks taking around 100 pictures of subway commuters in St Petersbur...
by BMT on Dec 12, 2016

Google to announce Pixel phones, 4K-capable Chromcast dongle, and Daydream VR viewer this October

Project Ara is not the only thing that Google is dropping this quarter. The company appears to also be planning to drop the Nexus moniker in favor of a new brand name for its Android smartphones.This year, things could be quite different since Google...
by blogmytuts on Sep 3, 2016

After 5 Years Hacker Who Hacked Official Linux Kernel Website Arrested While Breaking Traffic Rules

Around five years after unknown hackers gained unauthorized access to multiple kernel.org servers used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel, police have arrested police have arrested a South Florida computer programmer.Donald...
by blogmytuts on Sep 3, 2016

43 million user accounts hacked in Last.fm breach

Advice is that you change your password immediately if you have an account on Last.fm. The most popular password pulled from the Last.fm database was 123456. Seriously, it’s 2016 people — use a platform like LastPass to generate randomized, compl...
by blogmytuts on Sep 2, 2016

FBI Lost Control on Megaupload Domains, someone 'Hijacked' it to Host cams and dating ads

Megaupload was once a famous and highly popular site for pirate and copyright contents that agency seized from Kim Dotcom almost five years ago. When Kim Dotcom was arrested in 2012, his assets seized along with his website, MegaUpload.org, all of th...
by blogmytuts on Aug 28, 2016

Facebook Live Map - Explore live videos from around the world

Facebook’s interactive map is the best way to discover live videos streaming in real-time. In February, Facebook began rolling out live video streaming capabilities to users worldwide – meaning that there’s bound to be someone streaming video o...
by blogmytuts on Aug 27, 2016

Dropbox is requiring users who have not changed their passwords since mid-2012 to reset

The action appears to be related to continued fallout over the massive hack on LinkedIn in 2012 where credentials for 117 million accounts were posted online. In recent months, treasure troves of user credentials and passwords — in addition to a la...
by BMT on Aug 26, 2016

North Korea has released its own streaming video service

North Korea is a notoriously isolated country. Sanctions have closed off most trade, and the nation limits its citizens access to the internet. According to NK News residents reportedly now have access to their own on-demand video service. Called Man...
by blogmytuts on Aug 22, 2016

The world's first website and server go live at CERN went public 25 years ago

The internet just marked another major milestone. The first website, Tim Berners-Lee's description of the World Wide Web project, The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until Augu...
by blogmytuts on Aug 6, 2016

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge top two teams were awarded $2 million and $1 million

DARPA officials this morning released partial final, audited results of yesterday’s all-day Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC) Final Event—the world’s first all-machine cyber hacking tournament—and confirmed that the top-scoring machine was Mayhem,...
by BMT on Aug 5, 2016

The Washington Post will use Robots to cover the Rio Olympics 2016

The Washington Post announced today that it will use artificial intelligence to report key information about the Olympics.The software will contribute The Post’s coverage of Rio 2016 by posting raw data and short updates, while a team of human repo...
by BMT on Aug 5, 2016

FACEBOOK WANTS TO CLEAN UP THE NEWSFEED CLICKBAIT

Facebook is trying to get rid of more of those awful "you won't believe what happened" headlines on your newsfeed. You know, the ones your annoying relatives seem to enjoy posting?This is going to make certain sites a lot less prominent in your newsf...
by blogmytuts on Aug 5, 2016

The world's biggest BitTorrent meta-search engine Torrentz.eu has shut down its operation

The surprise shutdown of Torrentz marks the end of an era. Torrentz.eu was a free, fast and powerful meta-search engine that hosted no torrents of its own, but combined results from dozens of other torrent search engine sites including The Pirate Bay...
by blogmytuts on Aug 5, 2016

Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram

Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers of 15 million Iranian users, the largest known breach of the encrypted communications systemThe attacks, which took...
by BMT on Aug 2, 2016

Google is strengthen its data encryption by turning on HSTS encryption on its domain

While most of Google's data is already encrypted, Google's utilization of HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS). goes a step further by preventing users from mistakenly heading to HTTP URLs by converting potentially unsafe HTTP URLs into more secure...
by BMT on Jul 30, 2016

SwiftKey third-party keyboard's cloud sync service leaked user email addresses as text predictions

The new SwiftKey glitch turned out to be sort of alarming. For the last week, some SwiftKey users have been offered predictive text for slang they've never used before, words in other foreign languages and, most concerning, email addresses and phone...
by BMT on Jul 30, 2016

You can download videos on the latest Opera Mini for Android

The Opera Mini browser for Android has a helpful new feature: video downloading. When you're at home or have solid WiFi, you can visit sites like Facebook, IMDB and GQ.com and download videos directly to your phone. Later, if you're without a signal...
by BMT on Jul 26, 2016

You can download vidoes on the latest Opera Mini for Android

The Opera Mini browser for Android has a helpful new feature: video downloading. When you're at home or have solid WiFi, you can visit sites like Facebook, IMDB and GQ.com and download videos directly to your phone. Later, if you're without a signal...
by blogmytuts on Jul 26, 2016

Amazon partnership with the UK Government to test its Drones for delivery

This new partnership with the UK gives the company a chance to test its drones the way it can't in the US.UK is allowing Amazon to deploy beyond line of sight tests in both rural and suburban areas. Unlike in the US, Amazon can only fly drones i...
by blogmytuts on Jul 26, 2016

PornHub Pays Hackers $20,000 for its first Bounty Payout

The world's most popular pornography site has paid its first bounty payout. But how much?US $20,000!- PornHub launched its bug bounty program two months ago to encourage hackers and bug bounty hunters to find and responsibly report flaws in its servi...
by blogmytuts on Jul 26, 2016


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