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A simple command allows the CIA to commandeer 318 models of Cisco switches

Bug relies on telnet protocol used by hardware on internal networks. Cisco Systems said that more than 300 models of switches it sells contain a critical vulnerability that allows the CIA to use a simple command to remotely execute malicious c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 20th, 2017

The LEGO has landed: New set allows you to build the Moon rocket

If there’s a downside, like the Apollo program itself, this set comes at a high price. LEGO In 2014, Felix Stiessen and Valerie Roche proposed the idea for.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 53 min. ago

FAA concludes that drones are safer than you may have thought

Much to drone company DJI's delight, a new FAA-commissioned report assures us that we have nothing to fear when it comes to drones. The new findings say "UAS are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed." The post FAA co.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 21 min. ago

Cougar Minos X3

"The Cougar Minos X3 aims to be highly affordable while still bringing quality to the gaming market. There are no surprises with the tried and true PWM3310DH sensor, which has been on the market for years. The OMNRON switches are the same s.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News19 hr. 37 min. ago

MIT Creates 3D-Printing Robot That Can Construct a Home Off-Grid In 14 Hours

Kristine Lofgren writes: Home building hasn't changed much over the years, but leave it to MIT to take things to the next level. A new technology built at MIT can construct a simple dome structure in 14 hours and it's powered by solar panels, so you.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

WikiLeaks Reveals the "Snowden Stopper": CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers

schwit1 quotes a report from Zero Hedge: As the latest installment of it's "Vault 7" series, WikiLeaks has just dropped a user manual describing a CIA project known as "Scribbles" (a.k.a. the "Snowden Stopper"), a piece of software purportedly design.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

HyperX Pulsefire FPS Gaming Mouse

As long as you don't need customization features or super-high sensitivity, HyperX's first gaming mouse is a solid and affordable option with simple setup and multiple dpi presets......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

This overclocked EVGA GTX 1050 Ti costs less than reference models

Today’s deal is one for the budget PC builders: Right now, Amazon’s selling an EVGA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti SC Gaming graphics card for $116. That’s $34 off MSRP for this factory overclocked model, and one of the best prices we’ve seen. It’.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

HyperX is making a foray into yet-unexplored gaming peripheral

HyperX is making a foray into yet-unexplored gaming peripheral territory today with its Pulsefire gaming mouse, a simple and software-free rodent. We put this mouse to the mat to see whether HyperX's keep-it-simple approach plays well with.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Acer Unveils New Lineup of 2-in-1 Aspire Laptops

Electronics giant Acer took advantage of its global press event in New York this week to introduce the world to its new line of 2-in-1 notebooks. The line runs the gamut from low-cost models designed to be little more than Web-browsing devices to som.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Spotflux Premium VPN

Spotflux Premium VPN shows a lot of promise with a simple interface, affordable pricing, and some extra tools. But fewer servers in fewer locations, makes it less robust than the competition......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Acer Unveils New 2-in-1 Laptop Line

Electronics giant Acer took advantage of its global press event in New York this week to introduce the world to its new line of 2-in-1 notebooks. The line runs the gamut from low-cost models designed to be little more than Web-browsing devices to som.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

The economics of energy generation are changing; more metrics favor solar, wind

The EIA tries to account for the cost of energy and the cost of replacing energy. A solar thermal plant in the US. (credit: SolarReserve) It’s not always a simple task to compare the value of electricity generation resources. Coal, nat.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Network management vulnerability exposes home cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

TPCast Business Edition lets up to 6 people use wireless VR in one room

TPCast has lifted the lid on the Business Edition of its wireless adapter for the HTC Vive, which allows up to six headsets to operate in the same vicinity without interfering with one another. The post TPCast Business Edition lets up to 6 people use.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices around the world, primarily residential cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their Simple Network Management Protocol implementation.SNMP is used for automated.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

WASD CODE Keyboard

The CODE keyboard is a collaboration between a keyboard manufacturing company and a famous software developer, making it designed with one thing in mind - lots of typing. Offering rare Cherry MX Green and MX Clear switches, and dip switches.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Noontec-TerraMaster D2-310: Direct Attached Storage with a kick.

D2-310 is a direct attached storage device by Noontec-TerraMaster. Most of the market is moving away from DAS devices to network based devices however, there is still a need for simple and fast solutions to store data locally. D2-310 offers.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Acer Unveils Swift 3 And Swift 1 Ultra-Slim Notebooks

Acer has unveiled its two new models under Swift series of ultra-slim notebooks dubbed as Swift 3 and Swift 1 for price tags starting at $599  and $329 respectively. Both these models are announced to be available for purchase in June in North Ameri.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated NewsApr 28th, 2017

Cisco Jasper Expands into Enterprise Mobility with Control Center for Mobile Enterprise

As one of the pioneers in the IoT platform market, Cisco Jasper's decision to expand into an already well-established EMM market signals that there is growing demand for endpoint management solutions capable of managing a myriad of enterprise service.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017

New Shark Spotter algorithm lets surfers take to the break with confidence

Researchers in Australia have developed an algorithm that allows drones to alert swimmers and surfers of nearby sharks. The drones hover over the sharks and uses an automated megaphone to call down to swimmers. The post New Shark Spotter algorithm le.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 27th, 2017