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Reminder: macOS still leaks secrets stored on encrypted drives

Reminder: macOS still leaks secrets stored on encrypted drives

13 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Unbeknownst to many people, a macOS feature that caches thumbnail images of files can leak highly sensitive data stored on password-protected drives and encrypted...
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AT&T is already planning more acquisitions, days after buying Time Warner

AT&T is already planning more acquisitions, days after buying Time Warner

14 hours ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge / The AT&T logo is displayed at a retail store in Washington, DC, on Monday, March 21, 2011. AT&T will soon offer a new streaming video service thanks to its...
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FBI recovered hundreds of encrypted messages from Michael Cohen's phone

FBI recovered hundreds of encrypted messages from Michael Cohen's phone

3 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Michael Cohen leaving the United States District Court Southern District of New York on May 30, 2018 in New York City. A letter today revealed that the FBI had...
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What to expect now that AT&T officially owns Time Warner

What to expect now that AT&T officially owns Time Warner

3 days ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge AT&T yesterday completed its acquisition of Time Warner Inc., two days after a federal judge ruled against a Department of Justice attempt to block the deal. The DOJ...
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Decades-old PGP bug allowed hackers to spoof just about anyone's signature

Decades-old PGP bug allowed hackers to spoof just about anyone's signature

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge For their entire existence, some of the world's most widely used email encryption tools have been vulnerable to hacks that allowed attackers to spoof the digital...
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DOJ OIG on Comey, Clinton email investigation: OMG LOL

DOJ OIG on Comey, Clinton email investigation: OMG LOL

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge The Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General has dropped a 500-page report detailing its investigation into the conduct of FBI personnel, including...
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Verizon's new $95 unlimited plan offers at least 75GB of high-speed data

Verizon's new $95 unlimited plan offers at least 75GB of high-speed data

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge Verizon Wireless next week will start selling a third unlimited data plan, one that costs $95 for one line and lets customers use 75GB each month without any...
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Backdoored images downloaded 5 million times finally removed from Docker Hub

Backdoored images downloaded 5 million times finally removed from Docker Hub

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge A single person or group may have made as much as $90,000 over 10 months by spreading 17 malicious images that were downloaded more than 5 million times from Docker...
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Comcast makes $65 billion offer for Fox properties, including Hulu stake

Comcast makes $65 billion offer for Fox properties, including Hulu stake

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Comcast today made a $65 billion offer to buy major portions of 21st Century Fox, setting up a potential bidding war with Walt Disney Company. Disney already struck a $52.4...
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Comcast disabled throttling system, proving data cap is just a money grab

Comcast disabled throttling system, proving data cap is just a money grab

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica   |   2 articles

Enlarge Comcast has disabled a throttling system that it deployed in 2008 in order to slow down heavy Internet users. Comcast's network is now strong enough that a congestion...
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Gets Some New Disney AR Emojis

Samsung Galaxy S9 Gets Some New Disney AR Emojis

Samsung has announced that it is bringing some new AR Emojis to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus handsets. Samsung and Disney have revealed some new Daisy Duck and... Read more ...

Hands on: Google delivers simplicity w/ the long-awaited Android Messages...

Hands on: Google delivers simplicity w/ the long-awaited Android Messages for web

After years of solutions from third-party developers, Google is finally offering an official way to send and receive messages from a desktop. Simple and built into Android's... Read more ...

2018 iPhone X Smartphones, What We Know So Far

2018 iPhone X Smartphones, What We Know So Far

We have heard lots of different rumors about the 2018 iPhone X smartphones, the handset are coming later this year and there will apparently be three models in the range. Apple... Read more ...

Apple Fined $9 Million for Misleading Some Australian Customers Over 'Error...

Apple Fined $9 Million for Misleading Some Australian Customers Over 'Error 53' Device Repairs

The Australian government today fined Apple $9 million for misleading some customers into believing they could not have their iOS devices fixed by Apple if they had been... Read more ...

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

Huawei P20 Pro updated with camera tweaks, June security patch

It seems that the P20 Pro is a major success for Huawei in the Western European markets, but not so much in the United States where the Chinese handset maker probably has a one... Read more ...

How to use Android Messages for web

How to use Android Messages for web

At long last, Google has introduced Android messages for web which allows users to send and receive text messages on their computers. The functionality is still rolling out... Read more ...

Send & Receive Texts from Any Computer with Android Messages

Send & Receive Texts from Any Computer with Android Messages

It's no secret that Android has a messaging problem. iPhone users can turn to iMessage as a one-stop shop for all their messaging needs - features like read receipts and the... Read more ...

Chirp is a new app that aims to bring full Twitter support to Apple Watch

Chirp is a new app that aims to bring full Twitter support to Apple Watch

Last year, Twitter made the controversial decision to kill its Apple Watch, leaving users in the dark for a way to browse the social network from their wrist. Now, developer... Read more ...

Nearly decade-old macOS ‘Quick Look' security hole again raises concerns...

Nearly decade-old macOS ‘Quick Look' security hole again raises concerns from researchers

While many users find the Quick Look functionality in macOS incredibly convenient, security researchers have uncovered a security hole that could expose the content of files... Read more ...

Android Messages For The Web Is Now Live

Android Messages For The Web Is Now Live

In a way it is a little ironic when you think about how when smartphones were on the rise, developers were rushing to bring desktop apps onto mobile. For example services that... Read more ...