Increased use of open source software could fortify U.S. election system security, according to former CIA head R. James Woolsey and Bash creator Brian J. Fox. The two made their case for open source elections software after security researchers demonstrated how easy it was to crack some election machines at the recent DefCon hacking conference in Las Vegas. “Despite its name, open-source software is less vulnerable to hacking than the secret, black box systems like those being used in polling places now,” Woolsey and Fox wrote….
4K AppleTV with Dolby Vision/HDR10 Seemingly Confirmed by HomePod Code
It will take much lesser space on the device. We’ve already seen details surrounding the iPhone 8 leak via the firmware for its as-yet-unreleased HomePod, and now it appears that the same code is also leaking details about Apple’s upcoming Apple TV plans.
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Mystery phone code named Xiaomi Helium hits Geekbench
A mysterious smartphone that goes under code name Xiaomi Helium appeared recently on Geekbench’s database for benchmarks and revealed some of its technical specs. Join GizChina on Telegram Obviously Xiaomi Helium is definitely not its real name but …
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Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition XBOX ONE / Windows 10 [Digital Code]
Supports Xbox Play Anywhere: yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his …
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Watch Dogs 2 – Xbox One
Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0’s pre…
ReCore – Xbox One
From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune and the makers of Metroid Prime comes “ReCore”, an action-adventure masterfully craft…
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We’ve bagged an exclusive discount code from Mobiles.co.uk that means you can buy the Samsung Galaxy S8 for the cheapest price it’s EVER been. It may sound too good to be true, but you’re not dreaming – enter the code TR180S8 at the checkout and claim £ …
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Malware in the mobile space has finally made the leap into full-on code injection, thanks to Dvmap. Found by Kapersky, Dvmap is believed to be the very first malware for Android to ever hide a malicious payload, and then unleash it and directly inject it into a device’s system files. This is accomplished through clever hiding of files and use of encryption, and means that the infection will survive removal with root tools, and even a factory reset. Only a complete reformat of the system can cure a case of Dvmap that has run its full course. Since very few manufacturers’ tools have leaked onto the internet for everyday users to use, and since a very small swath of the Android d…
Xu Jiaqiang, 30, a former software engineer for IBM, pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of economic espionage after the FBI had caught him attempting to sell IBM’s source code, and later discovered he sold it to parties in China. […]…
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