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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

Wrong-Way, Daredevil Asteroid Plays "Chicken" with Jupiter

Astronomers have found a bizarre asteroid orbiting the sun in the wrong direction while playing a risky game of "chicken" with the largest planet in the solar system......»»

Category: scienceSource:  livescienceRelated News48 min. ago

The best free text-to-speech software 2017

Convert documents to speech and save the results as sound files – ideal if you struggle to read text on screens or have your hands full. Why use text-to-speech? There are lots of reasons to use text-to-speech (TTS) software. It can be enormou.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News48 min. ago

The best free alternative to WinRAR 2017

File archiving tools that match WinRAR's speed and security, without the price tag. Create and extract compressed file archives WinRAR is an excellent tool for compressing and archiving files – it's fast, able to split archives into.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News48 min. ago

Download of the day: CCleaner

Our daily pick of the best Windows software – if your PC feels sluggish, banish the junk and get it back up to speed. CCleaner CCleaner is a free Windows optimization tool that blitzes clutter and unwanted files from your computer, leaving.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  techradarRelated News48 min. ago

Sneaky grandpa raises a litter of stray kittens behind grandma"s back

Keeping secrets become dangerous when you're in a marriage. But the secret becomes less dangerous if it involves raising stray kittens, as one grandpa found out. Syl, the granddaughter of this compassionate man, posted about her grandpa Jimmy's cland.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News48 min. ago

Your Android Wear Watch Hasn’t Received 2.0 Because Google Found a Bug

Let’s say you are wearing a Huawei Watch. You’re probably thinking to yourself, “Gosh, am I ever going to receive the Android Wear 2.0 update?” Well, we might finally have an answer for why the update is taking so long, and it.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News48 min. ago

How to make an emergency USB toolkit

Get all the essential apps you need to deal with PC disasters before they happen. Viruses, malware, accidental deletion or corrupted data can all put your valuable files at risk. The best insurance is to make regular backups, but what if you ru.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News48 min. ago

Official Windows 10 Creators Update disk image now available for Insiders

Microsoft has officially released disk image files containing the Creators Update to members of the Insider program, allowing them to perform a clean install of the new version of Windows 10. The post Official Windows 10 Creators Update disk image no.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 55 min. ago

Millions of websites affected by unpatched flaw in Microsoft IIS 6 web server

A proof-of-concept exploit has been published for an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0, a version of the web server that's no longer supported but still widely used.The exploit allows attackers to execute malic.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

ROCCAT Skeltr Smart Communication Gaming Keyboard Review

"The high-end Skeltr keyboard from ROCCAT does come with dome switches and besides the regular RGB LED customization and macros we can find on regular products of the same type, we do also get integration with mobile devices such as smartph.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

The granular control over Layer 2 in today’s smart switches might surprise net veterans

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter’s approach.In the gap between plug and play unmanaged Ethernet switches and fully mana.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News3 hr. 55 min. ago

Cisco Developing Standalone Networking OS, Report Says

Cisco has built a new network operating system that will allow users to run its most sophisticated networking features on older and lower-cost Cisco routers and switches, according to a report. From a report: The move to potentially disrupt its netwo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 3 min. ago

Chase Had Ads on 400,000 Sites. Then on Just 5,000. Same Results.

The bank found that limiting its advertising to preapproved hosts, to avoid proximity to fake news or offensive videos, did not hurt its visibility......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago

Westinghouse Files For Bankruptcy, In Blow To Nuclear Power

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 31 min. ago

Someone is putting lots of work into hacking Github developers

Dimnie recon trojan has flown under the radar for three years ... until now. Enlarge (credit: MGM) Open-source developers who use Github are in the cross-hairs of advanced malware that has steal passwords, download sensitive files, take screen.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 39 min. ago
Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News19 hr. 47 min. ago

About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: A new attack on smart TVs allows a malicious actor to take over devices using rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting -- Terrestrial) signals, get root access on the smart TV, and use the de.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 19 min. ago

Nuclear giant Westinghouse files for bankruptcy after costs skyrocketed

Capital-intensive reactors in the US are $1 billion to $1.3 billion over budget. Illustration of the AP1000 reactor from Westinghouse bankruptcy filing. (credit: Westinghouse) On Wednesday, Westinghouse Electric Company, a subsidiary of Japan.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 11 min. ago

GAMDIAS Hermes RGB mechanical

Targeted at competitive gamers, the GAMDIAS Hermes RGB mechanical gaming keyboard boasts Kailh Blue switches and RGB lighting. Read our review here!... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News21 hr. 55 min. ago

Drone Video Shows The Horrifying Scale Of The Volkswagen Buyback

No one really knows the environmental ramifications of scrapping hundreds of thousands of cheating diesel Volkswagens. That’s scary in and of itself. But the sheer scale of what’s going on is hard to imagine, and while you’ve probably seen stil.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017