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Philip Zimmermann: king of encryption reveals his fears for privacy

The creator of PGP has moved his mobile-encryption firm Silent Circle to Switzerland to be free of US mass surveillance. Here he explains why<p>When Philip Zimmermann was campaigning for nuclear disarmament in the 1980s, he kept an escape plan in his back pocket. The inventor of the world’s most …

A Hacker's-Eye View of the Internet of Things

A study of six consumer-grade smart household devices raises big security questions.<p>Ever wonder what hackers think about the Internet of Things? Consider for a moment what someone with criminal intent might do with secret access to your Internet-connected garage door opener and it doesn’t take long …

Asus Republic Of Gamers G501 Notebook Is Under An Inch Thick With A 4K Display

The Asus Republic of Gamers G501 should help bring gaming portability to a whole new level, thanks to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M graphics card, Intel Core i7 processor and 15.6-inch 4K display (which offers pixel density of 282 PPI). The notebook packs all that into a case that weighs just 4.54 …

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Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Dell aims upgraded laptop at Mac-using creative pros

Dell, trying to curry favor with video editors who are more likely to use a MacBook, updated its M3800 workstation on Tuesday with a super-high-resolution 4K display, a faster Thunderbolt 2 connection and more capacious storage options.<p>In a quest to return to the glory days it once enjoyed in the …

Reddit user decrypts The Pirate Bay secret code, unveils Arnold Schwarzenegger ‘I’ll be back’ video

The Pirate Bay, once the most popular file-sharing website on the planet, went down on December 9 after police raided its data center in Sweden. Since then, however, it has been dropping hints left right and center, most recently to reveal that February 1 will be a big day.<p>One such hint, a mystery …