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New malware concept transmits data with no network connection

Nope, this isn’t out of the pages from a science fiction novel but is actually token of reality. A group of computer scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics in Wachtberg, Germany published a journal (you

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Has my email account been hacked?

I don’t know about you but one of my greatest trepidations about the internet is that someone will discover my email password and start sending gratuitous messages to my co-workers, friends and family. When I worked at IBM, we coined

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ACPI and UEFI forum join forces: here’s why it matters

The Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) is an open framework that let’s the operating system manage the power of your device. This process is better known as Operating System-directed configuration and Power Management (OSPM) which runs the gamut across

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The 4 Worst Computer Viruses of all time

Before I show you my list of the top 4 worst computer viruses of all time, I need to make a distinction between Viruses, Worms and Trojan Horses. When most people think of malicious software (malware) they think of viruses

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You’ll never guess who the Syrian Electronic Army tried to hack today

The Syrian Electronic Army is a contentious group of hackers who target people who they believe to be adversaries of the Syrian government. You may recall that earlier this Summer the SEA successfully kicked the New York Times homepage offline by redirecting

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