Read more of this story at Slashdot.
Some spook agencies like to hide their more ominous workings from the innocent public, protecting Joe Bloggs from thinking too much about the power and influence that can come with snooping on the world. But the US National Reconnaissance Office take a different approach.…
Microsoft has teamed up with the FBI to launch a renewed attempt to disrupt the operations of the infamous ZeroAccess botnet.…
Struggling mobe-makers Blackberry knocked back the chance to have pint-sized pop prince Justin Bieber as a brand ambassador at the peak of both RIM and Bieber's careers, claims a senior Blackberry staffer.…
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release.
Tags: Information Management, Document Repositories, Internet, Web, Dynamic Content, Site Management
Licenses: LGPL 2.1
Review The appeal of replacing your desktop is not exactly hard to appreciate. For me, a big screen, decent sized keyboard and a measure of portability, all add up to deliver one thing: convenience. So here I am with Dell’s latest Inspiron 15 7000 series laptop and, curiously enough, it is on my lap, all 2.6kg of it.…
LinuxGizmos: After Amazon tipped plans to build delivery drones, hacker Samy Kamkar unveiled a SkyJack drone designed to hijack them with an AR.Drone and a Linux-equipped Raspberry Pi.
Release Notes: The rpmdep tool was improved: it can also display depending packages (-depending option). It can also work on all installed packages (the -all option).
Release Tags: Stable
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Feeling old? Clapped out? Weary of the cut and thrust of everyday work? Looking for a role that pays shitloads of dosh while demanding no relevant experience or demonstrable skill, but chairmanship of the Co-Op bank remains tantalisingly out of your league due to your clean living and good character?…
Release Notes: This release adds Android support.
Release Tags: Android
Tags: 3D game, Network, Shooter, Zombies
An attempt by security researchers to take down command and control nodes associated with the infamous CryptoLocker malware appears to have been unsuccessful in its ultimate aim of putting the Bitcoin-hungry crooks behind the scam out of business.…
Release Notes: This release has more than 1500 commits and hundreds of bugs fixed. It now supports 64-bit servers and FreeBSD derived operating systems. HTTPS filtering and SSL bumping filters encrypted HTTPS traffic with correctly configured Squid. New AdBlock and Privacy modules, deep HTML inspection, and adult language blocking have been added.
Release Tags: 3.0.0
Tags: Advertisement Blocking, Security, Internet, Content Filter, Web Filter, Parental Controls
Licenses: Proprietary, Free use