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Vulnerabilities Discovered in OpenPGP and S/MIME Email Encryption Systems

If you use your email for sending sensitive information and want to protect it, the OpenPGP and S/MIME standards used for end-to-end encryption have been broken. Security researchers have discovered two means of getting the decrypted information out of the message, and all they require is a copy of the encrypted message. The first method will directly send the decrypted information to the attacker by exploiting how images are embedded into emails. By adding an HTML image tag at the beginning of the message, but failing to close the src attribute until after the message, the edited message can be sent to the original person to decrypt it. That person's email will do the decryption for …
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Why Retailers Need to be Utilizing Mobile Payments, and How They Can Choose Systems Wisely

While the ecommerce market has grown rapidly in recent years, and is set to continue to boom, the fact is that most retail transactions are still actually completed in bricks and mortar stores. However, as more and more consumers get used to the convenience and quick process of buying online, it’s imperative that retailers use every tool at their disposal to streamline transactions in store, and to offer customers an excellent experience at every touchpoint.

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Microsoft says it will embrace decentralized identity systems based on Bitcoin and other public blockchains through the Microsoft Authenticator app (Kyle Torpey/Forbes)

Kyle Torpey / Forbes:
Microsoft says it will embrace decentralized identity systems based on Bitcoin and other public blockchains through the Microsoft Authenticator app  —  In a new post today, Microsoft announced their embrace of public blockchains, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, for use in decentralized identity systems.


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Free Linux Tool Monitors Systems for Meltdown Attacks

SentinelOne has released Blacksmith, a free Linux tool that can detect Meltdown vulnerability exploitation attempts. The company has been working on a similar tool to detect Spectre vulnerability attacks. Though free, Blacksmith is not open source. SentinelOne decided to expedite its development in-house to save time, said Raj Rajamani, vice president of project management. The company has made the tool available to everyone for free in the hope of securing Linux systems while reliable patches are developed….
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Tis the Season to Play: New December Deals for PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR Systems

Hey there! The holiday shopping season is in full swing, and we have even more great deals worth celebrating! Starting this Sunday, December 10, we have a number of PlayStation deals in the U.S. for you to keep an eye out for.

If you haven’t already picked up a PlayStation VR or PS4 system for that special someone (or yourself), we’ve got some new PS VR bundle deals starting at $ 199.99 (MSRP), as well as PS4 Pro starting at $ 349.99 (MSRP), which is $ 50 less than the regular MSRP.


From Sunday, December 10, through Sunday, December 24


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Home Press Releases Computer Systems ASUS announces VivoMini VC66R and VC66

Home Press Releases Computer Systems ASUS announces VivoMini VC66R and VC66

DisplayPort delivers more high-performance features than any other digital interface. Designed to replace older standards like DVI and VGA, DisplayPort opens up new possibilities in computing, digital displays and consumer electronics. It’s the future …
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Best 5.1 Channel Home Theater Systems – top complete out of a box sound for your TV

Best 5.1 Channel Home Theater Systems – top complete out of a box sound for your TV

Onkyo HT-S7700 5.1.2-Channel Dolby Atmos Network AV Receiver with Speaker Package Onkyo HT-S7700 package has everything you need for next-generation home entertainment with Dolby Atmos sound. Paired with Onkyo’s high-current discrete amplification system …
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