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29 posts categorized "Tech News"

Calling All StarCraft Fans

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

StarCraft 2 Heart of the Swarms_blogSince it’s launch in 1998, StarCraft has acquired quite the following. This pop-culture phenomenon can equate to six-figure salaries for the biggest players, and the live tournaments bring in crowds of thousands, on the web and live. However, millions were affected when a hack attack exposed email addresses of StarCraft players and users of other Blizzard games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo 3. Secret authentication questions and encrypted passwords were also hacked, although it is not believed that any credit card information was stolen, but users were encouraged to revise their security passwords and details on their Blizzard accounts.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Tech News Comments

Microsoft Surface Pro Review

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Surface pro_blogThe new Surface Pro was released at the beginning of February, and we’re all wondering if it’s any better than the Surface RT, which launched at the end of October to mixed reviews. 

 

It’s clear that the Surface Pro is heavier, faster and more expensive than its counterpart, proving that it’s very much an ultrabook and not a tablet. But it still has some holes.

 

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Facebook Sued

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Facebook sued over button_blogYes, again. Here are The Facts:

 

Facebook didn’t come up with the ‘Like’ button, and that is the reason behind Facebook being sued this month. Rembrandt Social Media filed the lawsuit, stating that Facebook’s success was based on several of a Dutch programmer’s (now deceased) patents, which they now own. According to the paperwork submitted with the lawsuit, Facebook was aware of the patents for the ‘Like’ button and referenced them in their application to patent their own social networking tools.

 

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Category: Social Media, Tech News Comments

Hackers target Facebook, Twitter and Apple

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Hackers hit apple, facebook, twitter_blogOne of the latest massive hack attacks has hit not one, but three major companies in recent weeks. The attack is believed to have come from an Eastern European hacker gang, and was apparently launched to target software vulnerabilities with the goal of stealing company secrets and users’ personal information which could be sold on the black market. The software vulnerabilities were in fact due to a well-known security hole in Oracle’s Java software.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Tech News Comments

Google Warns Again: Your [Gmail] Account Could Be At Risk Of State-sponsored Attacks

Posted by emma.ban@bullguard.com

Google warns about state-sponsored attacksAdmit it: you turn to Google for everything. Want to find a cool restaurant? Google is your best advisor. Want to learn Japanese? Well, again, Google can return a wealth of tutorials upon search.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Tech News Comments

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