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Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files

Zack Whittaker, writing for ZDNet: Cisco is warning that the software used in hundreds of its products are vulnerable to a "critical"-rated security flaw, which can be easily and remotely exploited with a simple command. The vulnerability can allow a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Share anything from your Mac instantly with Dropshare 4

 Dropshare is a dead-simple file sharing utility that doesn’t tie you to any specific cloud service. A license for the Mac version is available now in the Boing Boing Store for $12.99.Sharing files with other people usually kicks off the same.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News4 hr. 42 min. ago

Two for One? Maphun Luminar will soon gain Lightroom-like manager

Macphun Luminar will soon be both a Photoshop competitor and a Lightroom competitor. Next year, the program is adding an asset manager for managing files both on a hard drive or stored on a cloud system. The post Two for One? Maphun Luminar will soon.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Kids" smart watches are a security/privacy dumpster-fire

The Norwegian Consumer Council hired a security firm called Mnemonic to audit the security of four popular brands of kids' smart watches and found a ghastly array of security defects: the watches allow remote parties to seize control over them in or.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News7 hr. 50 min. ago

Google will now pay $1,000 for critical software bugs found in popular third-party apps

With malware creators becoming more aggressive and sophisticated, a number of tech companies in recent years have instituted "bug bounty" programs that provide monetary rewards to any individual or group that uncovers critical vulnerabilities in soft.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  bgrRelated News21 hr. 26 min. ago

Vungle CEO arrested on charges of attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon and lewd act upon a child

 Zain Jaffer, who has been CEO of fast-growing mobile ad startup, Vungle, is out of the company after being arrested on a slew of charges, including a lewd act upon a child and attempted murder. We’re short on details, but we found the cha.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago

Photo editor Macphun Luminar will soon add a Lightroom-like organizer tool

Macphun Luminar will soon be both a Photoshop competitor and a Lightroom competitor. Next year, the program is adding an asset manager for managing files both on a hard drive or stored on a cloud system. The post Photo editor Macphun Luminar will soo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Movie "sanitizer" VidAngel files for bankruptcy

Back in 2016, Hollywood studios were able to stop VidAngel from streaming sanitized versions of blockbuster hits, claiming that its system for doing so was covered under the Family Movie Act of 2005. The injunction, which VidAngel promised t.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Archaeologists are mystified by ancient “gates” in Saudi lava fields

Google Earth reveals hundreds of geoglyphs in the desert, possibly 9,000 years old. Google Earth For almost a century, aerial photographers have been documen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017
Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

There"s a sexy fidget spinner costume because 2017 is trash

Every year, the internet is flooded with needlessly sexy Halloween costumes. But we just may have found the worst offender — for 2017, at least. Image: dolls killCashing in on the last bit of leg the trend has, Dolls Kill has released a sexy.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Ancient stone gates spied on Google Earth have experts confused

Researchers have found hundreds of mysterious stone ‘gates’ scattered throughout the Saudi Arabian desert, a discovery made possible in part thanks to satellite footage published on Google Earth. These gates aren’t exactly what you&.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

GM Reaches $120M Settlement With US States Over Ignition Switch Claims

General Motors has reached a $120-million settlement with 49 states and DC over claims relating to its faulty ignition switches......»»

Category: autoSource:  gmauthorityRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Someone found out they failed their midterm in a hilariously tragic Twitter saga

It's not every day you learn about the fate of your GPA on Twitter, but that's where we are in the freakishly-connected world of 2017.  On Thursday morning, one Twitter user happened to notice that a professor was grading tests next to him on a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Brain takes seconds to switch modes during tasks

The brain rapidly switches between operational modes in response to tasks and what is replayed can predict how well a task will be completed, according to a new study in rats......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

DNA damage found in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Researchers find evidence of DNA damage in veterans with Gulf War illness

Researchers say they have found the 'first direct biological evidence' of damage in veterans with Gulf War illness to DNA within cellular structures that produce energy in the body......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Nintendo Switch Adds Wireless Headset Support; Will Remove 30 Second Video Limit Later

The recent Nintendo Switch Version 4.0.0 has been found to have added support for Wireless USB headsets; meanwhile Kotaku UK reported on what may be in store for the future of Switch video capture. Read Nintendo Switch Adds Wireless Headset Support;.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Shifting relationship between flexibility, modularity in the brain, researchers find

A new study has found negative correlation between flexibility and modularity in the brain. Understanding how they interact is essential to the advance of neuroscience, the researchers said. Flexibility allows for better performance on complex tasks,.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Apple releases fourth iOS 11.1 and watchOS 4.1 betas

Four days after releasing the third beta version, Apple has released the fourth iOS 11.1 beta for iPhone and iPad. iOS 11.1 beta includes the return of 3D Touch gestures for multitasking as well as hundreds of new emoji characters including “W.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Keep Your Wi-Fi off KRACK

Up-to-date software, apps, browsers and router software offer the best protection against a potential flaw in wi-fi security called a key reinstallation attack, or KRACK.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017