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Microsoft Windows 7 patch confirmed to arrive today

04/12/2011, Last week we reported that there will be a massive Windows 7 patch arriving today, and according to reports online, it will be arriving on time. Starting 1pm ET today, Microsoft will be releasing 17 security bulletins that will fix 64 different...

Sprint in-wall radar imaging system unveiled

04/07/2011, From Cambridge Consultants, the folks who brought you the portable in-wall radar bag, here comes a new device called Sprint to make fights against the unseen more in your favor. And when I say unseen I don’t mean sprits or ghosts, but possible...

Android Trojan tells you to stop being a pirate

03/31/2011, An Android Trojan that has been disguised as a paid app that can be legally purchased from the Android Market and has been making the rounds one filesharing websites. The app has been disguised as Walk and Text (v1.3.7), an app that can be legally...

Witness turns your Mac into a security camera

03/31/2011, If you’ve got fears about your house getting broken into or your roommate stealing your stuff, and you happen to have a Mac computer lying around, Orbicule has released a solution just for you. Called Witness, this app turns your MacBook or Mac...

New Xbox 360 Spring Update Will Bring “Updated Disc Format”

03/29/2011, It’s that time of year again – spring. For Xbox 360 gamers, you know what that means right? If you said 360 spring update time, then you win the prize of satisfaction. Lawrence Hyrb a.ka. Major Nelson a.k.a the man behind Xbox Live just...

PayPal hit by phishing attack

03/21/2011, PayPal has just been hit by a sophisticated phishing attack, according to the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). In case you didn’t know what phishing is, it is the act of duping people into giving out private information like...

Cobra Tag keeps an eye on your valuables

03/21/2011, Cobra Electronics Corporation has just announced an ingenious Bluetooth tagging system that will be used to help people keep track of their valuable to help keep them from going missing or being stolen. Called the Cobra Tag, this aptly named tag can be...

Google says China is blocking Gmail

03/21/2011, If you live in China and have problems accessing Google’s services like Gmail, it isn’t a problem on Google’s side – it’s China. According to Google, they discovered no technical issues on their side after extensive checking out...

Songs can be used to hack cars

03/17/2011, Some researchers studying the different methods on how to gain access to computer systems featured in modern cars have discovered that it is possible to hijack a car through its stereo – by letting the CD player read a song infected with a Trojan horse....

Burglar Blaster covers would be thieves with pepper spray

03/17/2011, If you need a security system in your home to ward off potential thieves, there are a whole slew of alarm systems available to do the job. But if you’re interested in exacting revenge on such criminals before the police arrive, you have somewhat...

Twitter beefs up security by enabling HTTPS

03/16/2011, It took the folks over at Twitter long enough to beef up their security. The micro-blogging service has just announced that they will be offering an optional “always on” HTTPS setting to its users. If you constantly use Twitter on unsecured...

iOS 4.3 in-app purchases now password protected

03/11/2011, Great news for parents who had to face insane credit card bills due to their kids making in-app purchases with their iPads and iPhones. The iOS 4.3 update brings password protection to in-app purchases, so you no longer have to worry about your kids being...