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Google And Others Reportedly Pay Adblock Plus To Show You Ads Anyway

If you work for a company that depends on advertising revenue, you won’t hear people talk that often about using Adblock Plus, but it’s something that millions of consumers probably can’t imagine their Internet browsing without at this point. It manages to block out most ads on websites, providing …

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New 'time cloak' can hide almost half of the data in its path, but even recipients can't see it

When temporal cloaking devices — or "time cloaks," a type of fiber optic connection that can hide the transfer of data — were first proposed in a 2010 paper, they were only able to hide data for extraordinarily brief moments and only on rare occasions. But research published today in <i>Nature</i> is …

Israeli cyber-security experts discuss zero-day exploits, virtual money laundering techniques

LOS ANGELES – Last week’s Pentagon report disclosing the breach that allowed Chinese hackers to infiltrate some of America’s most advanced weapons systems reveals the U.S.’s gaping online vulnerabilities and compels U.S. leaders to make cyber-security an issue of national priority.<p>Given Israel’s …

Eve Online, Dust 514 servers taken down due to DDoS attack (updated)

CCP has taken down the servers for <i>Eve Online</i> and <i>Dust 514</i> in response to "a significant and sustained" distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, according to <i>Eve Online</i>'s Facebook page.<p>According to the post, the attack was centered on web servers and the Tranquility cluster, "which houses <i>Eve …

Cyber crime 'costs small companies £800m a year’

An explosion in cyber crime is costing small companies almost £800m a year, a business group has warned.<p>The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) said issues such as hacking, data security breaches and computer viruses were a “barrier to growth” that could no longer be ignored.<p>An FSB report found …

Cybercrime

Sony's break-apart DualShock controller brought to life, coming to Kickstarter

Mad Genius Controllers believes it can make Sony's idea of a break-apart DualShock controller a reality with its new splittable motion controller prototype. The Mad Genius Motion Capture System mimics an Xbox 360 controller in its current form, but is able to bring motion control and tracking to …

How hackers allegedly stole “unlimited” amounts of cash from banks in just hours

Feds accuse eight men of participating in heists that netted $45 million.<p>Federal authorities have accused eight men of participating in 21st-Century …