In December of 2016, Yahoo announced it had uncovered a massive data hack, compromising more than 1 billion user accounts. This was in addition to an earlier 2014 data breach, which had affected over 500 million users. While users may scream for blood when such a breach happens – usually blaming the owners of the affected websites – the real culprit can likely be found in their own bathroom mirrors.
You see, many data breaches are caused by one seemingly innocent common factor: computer and mobile device users reuse their passwords on multiple websites at an alarmingly high rate.
Many veteran journalists, but not only these, surely noticed that we are all of a sudden bombarded again from all-over with mentions of Watergate. Books like George Orwell’s 1984 are on display at bookstores and an air of danger to freedom of speech and freedom of the press is spreading slowly like a dark cloud over the Western Hemisphere, Continue reading →
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People with inkjet printers have all considered, if not tried, clone inks from third-party vendors. It’s way cheaper, often by as much as 90 percent. Printer companies do not like hearing this, but most of the printer users playing with various brands of clone inks for 20 years and they never experienced any of the problems that you commonly read about in forums, like clogged heads or ruined warranties. “Only use the brand name meant for the printer!”
Until recently, you could buy a new printer for the cost of replacement ink. It’s obvious that the printers were the loss Continue reading →
When you visit a website, you are allowing that site to access a lot of information about your computer’s configuration. Combined, this information can create a kind of fingerprint — a signature that could be used to identify you and your computer. “Browser fingerprinting” is a method of tracking web browsers by the configuration and settings information they make visible to websites, rather than traditional tracking methods such as IP addresses and unique cookies. Some companies use this technology to try to identify individual computers. How secure is your browser from attack from Internet. Here are our favorite free online Continue reading →
With the recent Bitfinex heist models for decentralized exchanges have received a bit more attention as usual.
This is a repeating pattern happening every few months after a major incident.
And it goes back to business as usual after people are entertained by the next soap opera.
So I do not expect that the majority of cryptoland citizens will radically change their behavior. And that has several understandable reasons.
But beside that, Continue reading →
Collecting metadata “can be more intrusive than traditional communications data,” Scotland Yard’s deputy assistant commissioner has admitted to Ars.
Neil Basu made his comment during a briefing session on law enforcement requirements for investigatory powers. The UK government claims that the new Internet connection records (ICRs) at the heart of the Investigatory Powers Bill are “only” metadata, and therefore no more intrusive than traditional communications data.
OpenBazaar is now released on the mainnet and is ready for real transactions. You can download the program on the OpenBazaar website.
Anyone with a computer and internet connection can easily install the OpenBazaar software and begin trading with anyone else in the world – for free – without permission. The believe in decentralized, P2P trade network is going to fundamentally change commerce for the better.it’s a decentralized peer-to-peer network for trade that uses Bitcoin. That trade happens directly between buyers and sellers with no one in the middle – and no fees or restrictions on trade. Continue reading →