Pwn2Own 2016: Oses and Browsers Vulnerability Results

Pwn2Own 2016 has unabashedly left all tech giants in a state of abyss when it comes to desisting security threats. From operating systems to web browsers, everything was exploited by the researchers who competed against each other for the prize.

For the uninitiated, Pwn2Own is a competition that allows security researchers to exploit the vulnerabilities of web browsers for the past year. Winners are paid a substantial sum of money in the form of prize by tech blue chips like Google, ...

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Google Loses Interest in Robotics – Explores Sale Options for Boston Dynamics

Amidst great commendation for its efforts in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Google seems to be losing interest in one of its most visible robotic efforts. Word is out that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is trying to privately sell Boston Dynamics. The robotics company was about in late 2013 as a part of its robotics division called Replicant.

This gives the company less than three years of association with Google and it appears that Google has already started exploring sale options ...

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AceDeceiver – An Insidious Malware Affecting iOS Devices

Apple has been scrupulously keen about keeping malwares out of its systems for decades now. Apple’s systems are revered for their ability to avoid viruses and malwares as much as possible, but it appears that Apple’s meticulous designs have a flaw after all which is being explored by an iOS malware called ACeDeceiver. The first of its kind, this malware does not abuse enterprise certificates which were being done by some iOS malwares in the last two years. Instead, ...

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Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk Bring up Unprecedented Concerns About AI

Luminaries like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have received worldwide acclamation for their outstanding work for the society. Then why did Washington DC based think tank – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) – take to criticizing them? Can a celebrated scientist like Stephen Hawking and a tech kingpin like Elon Musk go wrong about one of the most pursued concepts in science and technology – Artificial Intelligence a.k.a. AI?

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking as well as Tesla founder Elon ...

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Best Encryption Software for Mac and Why Should You Use It?

Encryption plays an important role in data protection. Encryption software helps to keep our personal data safe. An encrypted data can be decrypted and read only by the user who has the password. Unencrypted data is termed as plain text whereas encrypted data is known as cipher text. The market is flooded with encryption software’s but not all software’s are good enough. After a lot of research and market evaluation we bring to you the best encryption software for Mac: ...

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Tubi TV – Watch Movies and TV shows for Free

Free video streaming services are now giving paid subscriptions like Netflix and Hulu some competition. The new services that are coming up are based on a completely different model than Netflix, Hulu or Amazon. These services do not rely on subscriptions for their profitability. Their claim to fame is the fact that they are free and are supported by ads instead of paid memberships. A popular streaming service is Tubi TV which has a massive library.

Tubi TV is a free ...

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Flash Gets a Retirement Notice

Flash has become one of the most disliked plugins among users and Google has followed into the steps of Apple and Facebook by announcing that it will ban Flash banner support from its Adwords Advertising platform. This is being done in an attempt to enhance the experience of the users. Google’s advertising business is going HTML5 which means ads will now have to be HTML5 in order to reach a larger audience.

Video ads will still be able to use Flash ...

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DARPA Devotes $60 Million for a Brain-Computer Interface

A connection between the human brain and the digital world – It sounds like we are in an age where technology is advancing by leaps and bounds. While I have strongly supported the advancements of technology, sometimes it still takes me by surprise. Recently, an initiative by the United States DARPA, short for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, has elevated the curiosity of many people around the world.

DARPA has announced that it is aiming to design and build a ...

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Li-Fi – the future of Wireless Data Transmission

Harold Haas, a professor from the University of Edinburgh invented a super-fast alternative to Wi-Fi which uses light rays to transmit data. He named it Li-Fi which is basically an optical wireless network communication system. According to Haas, the future of the lightbulb is far brighter than what it may seem.

Every LED lightbulb could be used in the future to transmit data at an incredibly fast speed. “All we need to do is fit a small microchip to every potential ...

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Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Support for IE 8, 9 and 10

On January 12th, Microsoft ended support for all older versions of Internet Explorer. A final patch was released to deliver the last few bug fixes. This came along with an ‘End of Life’ notification encouraging users to upgrade to IE 11 or Microsoft Edge. For the uninitiated, Microsoft Edge is the company’s successor to Internet Explorer. It has been built for Windows 10.

End of Support means that these versions of internet explorer will not receive security updates and you will ...

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