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MEGAsync releases Linux client

Linux Today - Mon, 2014-09-15 07:00

 techdrivein: The service was the brain child of Kim Dotcom, founder of now defunct Megaupload, and it was launched on 19 January 2013 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise.

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Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-09-15 06:56
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice.
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Huawei ditches new Windows Phone mobe plans, blames poor sales

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 06:39
Giganto mobe firm slams door shut on Microsoft. OH DEAR

Huawei - the planet’s third biggest shifter of smartphones - has abandoned plans to build more devices based on Windows due to slower than expected sales.…

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Weekly webinar: How to get started with Microsoft Azure

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 06:18
Tune in, tune up on Tuesdays

Promo Microsoft UK is running a series of Azure training sessions and seminars this month, kicking off the The Azure Weekly webinar on Tuesday 16, 12:30-13:30 (BST).…

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Fully Automatic Wireless Hacking Station on Raspberry Pi

Linux Today - Mon, 2014-09-15 06:00

 iodigitalsec: The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.

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LOHAN tin-rattles to a whopping £27,000 on Kickstarter

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 05:53
Just six days left to lay mitts on UNIQUE merch and help make history

With six days left to run on our Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) Kickstarter campaign to take the Vulture 2 ballocket mission to Spaceport America, we're tantalisingly close to hitting our £30k target.…

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Freenode IRC users told to change passwords after securo-breach

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 05:27
Miscreants probably got in, you guys know the drill by now

A security breach at popular, free and open source software-focused IRC network Freenode means users need to change their passwords.…

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An unlikely hero, Gordon Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-09-15 05:01
GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Once mocked for claiming to have saved the world after the 2008 financial crisis, former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown may now have the fate of Scotland in his hands.
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Maxta goes gung-ho for Grantley, cuddles up to big daddy Intel

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:59
Flashy upstart just loves getting some Intel inside it

Hyper-converged software startup Maxta has repaid Intel’s faith and investment with updated software featuring Grantley support and an Intel-flavoured reference architecture – eat this and you will have lots of Intel inside.…

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New Zealand dismisses Snowden's claim it planned mass domestic spying

Reuters: Technology - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:36
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a U.S. investigative journalist said on Monday, five days before the country goes to the polls, provoking immediate denials from Prime Minister John Key.






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Hey, scammers. Google's FINE with your dodgy look-a-like apps

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:31
Google Apps scripts could fool ANYONE, warns engineer

Attackers can easily craft third party scripts to imitate Google to trick users into granting authorisation to their email accounts, says infosec chap Andrew Cantino.…

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Here's What Hackers Can Do With Your CRM Data

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:05
LinuxSecurity.com: It is clear why malware writers target TGT -0.1% such retailers as Home Depot HD -0.43% and Target. It is obvious, if not pathetic, why hackers break into the cloud to find and publish private nude photos of celebrities. But a company's customer relationship management data? Well, yes.
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How network virtualization is used as a security tool

LinuxSecurity.com - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
LinuxSecurity.com: When people think of network virtualization, the advantages that come to mind typically include faster provisioning of networks, easier management of networks and more efficient use of resources. But network virtualization can have another major benefit as well: security.
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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Malware Distributed Through Twitch Chat Is Hijacking Steam Accounts

Slashdot - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:03
An anonymous reader writes If you use Twitch don't click on any suspicious links in the video streaming platform's chat feature. Twitch Support's official Twitter account issued a security warning telling users not to click the "csgoprize" link in chat. According to f-secure, the link leads to a Java program that asks for your name and email. If you provide the info it will install a file on your computer that's able to take out any money you have in your Steam wallet, as well as sell or trade items in your inventory. "This malware, which we call Eskimo, is able to wipe your Steam wallet, armory, and inventory dry," says F-Secure. "It even dumps your items for a discount in the Steam Community Market. Previous variants were selling items with a 12 percent discount, but a recent sample showed that they changed it to 35 percent discount. Perhaps to be able to sell the items faster."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








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Seagate's BUMPER State of the Storage Nation announcement

The Register - Mon, 2014-09-15 04:02
Wannabe 'digital data steward' speaks to the masses

Analysis Positioning itself as a data steward, Seagate has presented its storage state of the nation pitch, announcing: three new disk drives; LaCie Thunderbolt external storage; two server flash cards and a controller; an HPC array; a new backup appliance; and a bright and shiny cloud and enterprise business unit.…

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