In the news: ‘Heartbleed’computer bug threat spreads to firewalls & beyond

By | April 11, 2014

 File picture illustration of the word 'password' pictured through a magnifying glass on a computer screen taken in Berlin‘HEARTBLEED’ COMPUTER BUG THREAT SPREADS TO FIREWALLS & BEYOND

Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the “Heartbleed” computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers. Read the full article…

samsung-galaxy-s5 SAMSUNG’S GALAXY S5 SMARTPHONE GOES ON SALE TODAY AROUND THE WORLD

Samsung’s latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5, is now available around the world. The Korean company’s flagship smartphone launched in 125 markets, including the United States, Europe, and much of Asia. It’s joined on shelves by the Samsung Gear 2 and Samsung Gear 2 Neo smartwatches, and the Samsung Gear Fit health tracker, which also launch today. Read the full article…

313095-android-trojanGOOGLE STARTS SCANNING ALL ANDROID APPS FOR MALWARE

Google is taking new steps to ensure Android users are protected from malware and other harmful apps. The company announced Thursday it is expanding its app verification service to monitor all the apps on users’ devices — including those downloaded from the Google Play Store. Read the full article…

xp_dead_end HOW TO KEEP WINDOWS XP ALIVE BY RUNNING IT THROUGH WINDOWS 8

Some longtime Windows XP users are having a hard time letting go of the operating system that has served them so well over the years, but The Register has discovered a way to keep Windows XP alive even if you’ve upgraded to Windows 8 or higher. Read the full article...
browsers FOUR ALTERNATIVE, USEFUL BROWSERS BASED ON GOOGLE CHROME

Crome is the most popular browser around, but even with its large extension library, one size does not fit all. Thankfully, there’s a treasure trove of web browser brilliance built on Chrome’s solid, open-source foundation—from browsers aimed at the security conscious to the multimedia hobbyists. Here are four Chrome-based alternatives worth checking out. Read the full article…

itunes-radioAPPLE IS PLANNING A MAJOR ITUNES OVERHAUL TO STOP IT FROM GETTING CRUSHED BY PANDORA

Back in the days when MP3s were all the rage, Apple’s iTunes Store was the go-to place to pick up music for your iPod. But now that streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify have made it cheaper than ever to just stream music to our devices, people have stopped shelling out money for MP3s. This is a problem for Apple, which has seen digital music sales steadily decline even after it launched its iTunes Radio streaming service last year in an effort to get more people to buy music they like. Read the full article…

 

 

 

 

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