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How this $10 device protects your network from hackers

More cable companies are using MoCA technology, which lets users extend their Wi-Fi or stream video more reliably. And with it comes a must-have piece of equipment consumers need to get to know: the point-of-entry filter.<p>MoCA, which stands for Multimedia over Coax Alliance, sends a high-speed …

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100% of government IT workers said employees are biggest threat to cybersecurity

Only 14% of government organizations consider themselves to be well-protected against cyber threats, according to a report from Netwrix. Here's …

Cybersecurity

Cryptocurrency is Here - And It's Frightening

Most people who buy a house or a car, or buy things on Amazon, never think about “paying” with cryptocurrency. Most people have no idea how many cryptocurrencies there are (over 1,000), though a lot of people have heard something about Bitcoin.<p>Very few people realize that cryptocurrency is …

IT's 9 biggest security threats

Years ago the typical hacking scenario involved a lone attacker and maybe some buddies working late at night on Mountain Dew, looking for …

Parity Hacked: More Than 30 Million Dollars Lost

Parity got hacked?? On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, several Parity multisig (multisignature) addresses were compromised by a group of “MultiSig …

Russia-linked hackers targeted hotel guests across Europe: security firm

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A cyber-spying group with suspected links to Russian military intelligence was probably behind a campaign targeting hotel guests in eight mostly European countries last month, researchers at security firm FireEye said on Friday.<p>The espionage group, dubbed APT 28, sought to …

If you’ve used hotel Wi-Fi recently, you should probably worry

If you’ve logged in to hotel Wi-Fi on the continent recently, you might want to change your passwords, experts have warned.<p>Hardcore hackers with …

Chinese Telecom DDoS Attack Breaks Record

A distributed denial of service siege spanning more than 11 days broke a DDoS record for the year, according to a report from Kaspersky Lab.<p>DDoS …

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Hackers are forcing Hollywood to reevaluate its cybersecurity

(Bloomberg) — Sony. Netflix. And now, HBO.<p>While the 2014 hacking at Sony Pictures pushed entertainment giants to take computer security more seriously, recent incidents have exposed weaknesses throughout Hollywood’s food chain. Last week, as HBO investigated a cyberattack on its own systems, an …

The Very Human Return of Kesha

After a public legal and personal struggle, the pop star is back with Rainbow, an album that blends fantasy fun and bummer reality.<p>To use the language likely heard in music-industry boardrooms circa 2010, around the time of the great female pop-superstar boom, Kesha once benefitted from strong …

8 Ways to Pack Your Carry-On Like a Pro

Find out how to fold your suit, workout clothes, and grooming products<p>Whether you’re jetting off for business or going on a trip with your girlfriend, you should know how to pack your carry-on, your backpack, and all your luggage. Sorry, man—that means no more just throwing all your tees and …

Modern Kitchen Trash Can Ideas For Good Waste Management

The humble trash can doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it deserves. We often dismiss it and we take it for granted without taking the time to …

21 Classic Camping Tips From Field & Stream

For 35 years, in each issue of <i>Field & Stream</i>, H.G. “Tap” Tapply served up tidbits of hard-earned outdoor knowledge, in his extremely popular “Tap’s …

How to Pack Your Whole Vacation Into a “Personal Item” Sized Bag

I just returned from a five-day trip to Paris, on a budget airline that charges a fee to bring a carry-on. I’m cheap, so that means <i>everything</i> had to …

17 Ridiculously Cool Gadgets You'll Want To Buy Immediately

BuzzFeed readers told us all about their favorite gadgets! The products in this post were updated in December 2017.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

14 Cost-Effective Things You Can Easily Find at a Secondhand Store

Over the last few weeks, I’ve found myself in several different secondhand stores, wandering about and admiring the goods on display. I often go to …

The ultimate plain English guide to cybersecurity buzzwords

Words like worm, trojan horse and zombie may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but they’re part of the reality of life online.<p>Now that we communicate, work and entertain ourselves on the internet, these familiar terms start to take on new meaning. They’re just a few of the cybersecurity …

23 things to get rid of straight away, according to decluttering experts

<b>Most of us crave a more organised home but, even with our best intentions, going through the decluttering process can be tricky.</b><p>A lot of the time …

Minimalism

The 8 Best Amazon Prime Day Gadget Deals

Amazon fans no longer have to wait until Black Friday or Cyber Monday to get access to dozens of online discounts.<p>The Seattle-based retail giant is …

Android Phones

Here’s Video of Shia LaBeouf Telling Cops He’s ‘F*cking American’ During Arrest

Shia LaBeouf was arrested early Saturday morning for disorderly conduct, obstruction, and public drunkenness. Now, video of his arrest is making the …

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11 of the Best Home Deals From Amazon for Prime Day

The clock is ticking on Prime Day, the annual 30-hour deal bonanza from Amazon — it’s like Black Friday, but you don’t have to leave your ergonomic …

Shopping

Instagram Poet Woody Harrelson Isn’t Afraid to Wear Flip-flops on TV

Spiritual guru Woody Harrelson left a taping of <i>Good Morning America</i> in New York’s Times Square on Monday rocking not only a pair of flip-flops, a …

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White House: The Real Story of Don Jr.’s Emails Is That Democrats Are Bad

It’s one of the oldest messaging challenges in politics, one that has bedeviled countless administrations, Republican and Democratic alike: What do …

Ten Cheat Sheets That Will Make Your Life Easier [Infographic]

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

Infographics

Travel Experts Curate Weekly Summer Travel Email: How to Get It

How’s your summer going so far? Here at Flipboard, we are managing to get out and about camping, sailing and city hopping, but we also love to live vicariously through our platform. With topics like adventure travel, road trips and beaches, and publishers like Travel + Leisure, Grind TV and Lonely …

The Bots Beat Us. Now What?

In the summer of 1977, Bobby Fischer was in self-imposed exile in Pasadena, California. The greatest chess player on Earth at the time, Fischer had …

5 ways to raise your dishwashing game

<b>1. Think 360.</b><p>It’s easy to cut corners when you’re in a rush, but scraping off excess food and rinsing dishes before placing them in the dishwasher …

How to Pick Out the Right Suitcase or Luggage for a Trip

Before you leave on a trip, there is one thing you must do. Pack. If you’re a Spartan traveler who can live out of a backpack for the week, you can do this in your sleep. For everybody else, it can be a small challenge to pick out the right suitcase or luggage for a trip. Here are a few pointers …

A Brief History of the Modern-Day Straw, the World’s Most Wasteful Commodity

Americans use 500 million of them every single day.<p><i>A version of this post originally appeared on</i> Tedium<i>, a twice-weekly newsletter that hunts for the</i> …

Green Living

Organize Your Way Richer (Seriously!)

Most of us don't love the thought of sorting through paperwork, but finance expert Nicole Lapin promises that if you try her system, you'll clear …