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Education must be our secret weapon in the fight against tech support scams

Education must be our secret weapon in the fight against tech support scams There are thousands of scams: Banking scams, email scams, investment scams, IRD phone scams.The 'Microsoft support' phone scams have been going on for years in various forms.

The evolution of nnected vehicles: Security critical when lives are at stake

The evolution of nnected vehicles: Security critical when lives are at stake The Cloud Security Alliance is taking a close look at connected car security and how it unfolds in the future, covering everything from design to possible ways attackers can take control.The CSA released its first research report on the topic this month, titled Observations and Recommendations on Connected Vehicle Security, provides in-depth details about vehicle security connectivity design, possible attack vectors of concern and recommendations about how to better secure the environment.

Malicious apps disvered on Google Play - some lurking for more than a year

Malicious apps disvered on Google Play - some lurking for more than a year Check Point, a security software company, has revealed that their researchers discovered another widespread malware campaign on the official Google app store, Google Play.The malicious apps reached a whopping amount of downloads, between 4.

Forget Bear Grylls: Hacking the Wild shows how to survive using only gadgets

Forget Bear Grylls: Hacking the Wild shows how to survive using only gadgets Andy Quitmeyer literally WOULD die without his gadgets.In his new series, Hacking the Wild, Quitmeyer ventures into some of the most remote and hostile locations in the world armed with nothing but everyday pieces of technology in order to survive.

Property open days in AR/VR? Chinese real estate mpany is making it happen

Property open days in AR/VR? Chinese real estate mpany is making it happen Buying a house or a new property can be tough, and a Chinese company is hoping that its new mixed reality simulations will make the experience easier for prospective homeowners.Yungching Realty Group announced a new partnership with iStaging to be the first real estate agency in the world to use mixed reality (MR) technology.

What we know about Ubisoft's huge Far Cry 5 game so far

What we know about Ubisoft's huge Far Cry 5 game so far Ubisoft is set to revitalise the Far Cry series once again as the publisher has now spilled all the beans about Far Cry 5.The game is also compatible for PS4 Pro and the upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio console coming out later this year.

It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds

It's time to pick up the pace on HTTPS encryption, survey finds Less than half of internet sites support HTTPS, despite it being a 'must have' for all businesses, according to a new report from web optimisation provider SEMrush.The company conducted data on 100,000 anonymous websites and 45% of them supported HTTPS.

ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach

ISPs build backdoors into customer modems, creating security breach Leading major ISP Vodafone is one of the companies with a "back door" built into its modems.Spark has confirmed it also has built-in "remote access" in modems it supplies to customers.

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017

High-end market to drive smartphone shipment rebound in 2017 A new forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed smartphone shipments are expected to rebound slightly in 2017.52 billion this year with several major devices entering the market, and IDC expects this momentum to carry into 2018 when smartphone shipments volumes are forecast to grow 4.

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon Qualcomm affirms each company is geared up to produce sleek thin and fanless PCs running Windows 10 with ‘unparalleled LTE connectivity’ for an always connected on-the-go experience.What’s more, each device will be coupled with the 10nm leading node efficiency of the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform, meaning they will feature beyond all-day battery life.

'Online home' for Kiwi kids launched in New Zealand

'Online home' for Kiwi kids launched in New Zealand A new ‘online home’ for children aged five to nine years has been launched in New Zealand.“A strong sense of identity is a pre-requisite for creativity of the highest order, says NZ Children’s Screen Trust trustee, Dr Ian Hassal.

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ

Samsung topples Apple for smartphone shipments in NZ According to IDC’s recently published first quarter smartphone shipment results tracked from January to March 2017, Samsung reached 40 percent share, representing a whopping 14 percent share growth from 26 percent in the fourth quarter.“What makes the result more impressive, is Samsung's first quarter shipment numbers don’t include the recently released Galaxy S8.

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag?

New tel laws for advanced Internet: Goodie bag or mixed bag? “As the copper network is essentially being replaced by UFB, it is appropriate that copper regulation be removed from 2020.“Overall, the final package reduces compliance costs for industry and further encourages innovation and investment, for the long term benefit of consumers,” Mr Bridges says.

Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe!

Even more tips for staying safe online: There's no such thing as too safe! It’s important to stay vigilant when it comes to online security.After the recent WannaCry attacks, which targeted Windows 8 and other older versions of the popular operating system, the world has been refreshed and reminded on the importance of safeguarding your online activities and devices.

IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way

IAG Insurance attempts to scam own employees - but not in a bad way Not to scam them into giving back their wages, but to test them on their cyber security awareness.ALl of IAG’s 3500 staff are sent a phishing email once a month, and those who click on links are then sent an instant reminder to undertake cyber security training.

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech

Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech The idea of Elanation, a lifestyle technology specifically for children, was conceived in India.Where Pace brings a passion for technology, product design and engineering, Aimme is passionate about the rise of child obesity as a result of technology addiction.

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones

Research finds people believe VR/AR to be as popular as smartphones New research has discovered more than half of Australians believe virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR respectively) technology will be as popular as smartphones in years to come.The study shows that despite many Aussie consumers not actually having tried VR or AR for themselves, the majority are confident that it will live up to the hype.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti - evolution or revolution?

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080Ti - evolution or revolution? The GTX 1080Ti arrives only ten months after the release of the GTX 1080.At a reported 35% extra oomph, I wasn’t convinced that the GeForce GTX 1080Ti Founders Edition would give me that much of a boost over the 1080 already in the test rig.

Random Shit on My Phone 175

Random Shit on My Phone 175 Some may be trash, others may be cool/funny, who the hell knows what half of this stuff is tbh.THERE MIGHT BE EAR RAPE!