Kevin Hagen

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No problem bro - ransom decryption service

Jaromír Hořejší, 20 August 2013<p>No problem bro - ransom decryption service<p>If thieves gain control of sensitive personally identifiable information …

Twitter Hacked, Thousand of account leaked, millions compromised by Mauritania Attacker.

<b>Mauritania Attacker leaked thousand of twitter Accounts credentials today, which was hijacked from twitter.</b><p><i>The Account leaked are up for download on</i> …

Enable Google+ Photos app in Chrome for Mac, Windows

Trick Chrome into letting you install the Google+ Photos app on your computer.<p>Over the weekend 9to5Mac posted a quick tutorial from Google Operating System detailing how to enable the Google+ Photos app without the need for Chrome OS.<p>Of course you'll need to be using Chrome on your Mac or PC, but …

Apps

Amazon.com website goes offline

<b>Amazon.com has become the latest high-profile website to go offline in recent days.</b><p>Visitors to the US shopping site were greeted with a message saying: "Oops! We're very sorry," alongside a "500 Service Unavailable Error" report.<p>The site returned online about half an hour after the problem was …

Notch's 'Minecraft' follow-up '0x10c' officially dead, but its gameplay could live on

A game that takes place in a universe on the brink of extinction is now itself going extinct. <i>0x10c</i>, a space-exploration game from Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, won't resume development after all. In April, Persson said he had put the game "on ice" as a result of a "creative block," but …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Facebook Responds to Zuckerberg Profile Hack: Our Bad (Sorta)

If at first you don’t succeed, get a supervisor’s attention. Or, in this case, that of the chief executive officer.<p>A Palestinian hacker posted a …

Social Media

Yahoo Switches Off its Email Service in China

Yahoo announced back in April of this year that it would shutter its email service in China, and that fateful, final day of access to migrate accounts passed this weekend, as Tech In Asia reports.<p>Yahoo exited South Korea last year, but its services in China are run by Alibaba — the e-commerce group …

Facebook Mobile Payments Test Moves Towards Portable Digital Identity

Facebook is testing a new online payments feature for third-party mobile apps.<p>Facebook, which confirmed a report by AllThingsD, said it is doing very early testing of a system that stores credit card data and then charges transactions with PayPal or other providers on third-party mobile apps. …

Google starts encrypting data stored using its Cloud Storage service

Google has started encrypting all the data written to disk using its Google Cloud Storage service. Unfortunately this doesn’t apply (yet) to Google Drive, Google’s consumer level cloud storage service. Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise service offered by Google for use together with its other …

Google Drive

Foxconn Could Build Smartphones and Tablets for 7-Eleven

Hon Hai, the Taiwanese electronics maker and Apple manufacturing partner know as Foxconn, is exploring the possibility of developing smartphones and tablets for convenience store 7-Eleven.<p>The Wall Street Journal reports that an initial project, which saw Hon Hai create Web-enabled TVs for 7-Eleven …

How Do You Connect 10 Million Dumbphone Users To Facebook?

As low internet penetration stifled Facebook’s early growth in emerging markets in 2011, Indian startup U2opia developed an SMS-like system for users to post messages and read notifications by navigating through various menus via their keypad. Now, the analogue technology is being used by 10 …

Craigslist can use anti-hacking law to stop firm from scraping its data, court rules

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Craigslist has won another victory in a closely-watch court fight over who can use the treasure trove of public data found on …

Back To School Gift Guide: Mid-Range Smartphones

Welcome to the Gift Guide section, where we list our favourite smartphones, tablets, accessories and deals of the moment.<p>In this section, some great …

Remotely Assembled Malware Blows Past Apple’s Screening Process - MIT Technology Review

Mystery has long shrouded how Apple vets iPhone, iPad, and iPod apps for safety. Now, researchers who managed to get a malicious app up for sale in …

Georgia Tech

#Facebook dismissed his bug report, so security researcher Khalil Shreateh proved his point by demonstrating the vulnerability on CEO Mark Zuckerberg's profile. He showed that strangers can post on your timeline without "friending" you first, a major opening for spammers. That action got immediate attention, and the bug was quickly fixed. http://goo.gl/9hXV1k

This is strange - HWBOT has banned Windows 8 from being used in benchmarks due to a glitch in its real time clock. http://www.maximumpc.com/benchmarking_site_bans_windows_8_results_over_broken_real_time_clock2013