PPTP & Wireless WPA2-Enterprise Not Secure

Tools released at Defcon by security researcher Moxie Marlinspike can crack widely used PPTP encryption in under a day using CloudCracker.  Moxie Marlinspike and few other researchers developed software to crack the encryption of any PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) and WPA2-Enterprise (Wireless Protected Access) sessions that use...
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AT&T releases Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III

Galaxy S III owners on AT&T who have been waiting for months on end to get their Samsung Galaxy S III upgraded can now rejoice.  Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for download to AT&T Galaxy S III owners through Kies, Samsung’s content sync and...
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CNN Interview with Kevin Mitnick

Kevin Mitnick did a great CNN interview talking about computer security.  He hit on several key points that are relevant to keeping everyone’s personal information safe. Never do any banking or personal information at anyplace with open wireless like internet cafes or coffee shops and...
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Tumblr Worm Infecting Blog Sites

The hacker group GNAA has claimed responsibility for the Tumblr worm and has said 8,600 unique Tumblr users have been affected.  The massive bug is sweeping Tumblr today and has infecting some of the biggest blogs, including USA Today, Reuters, The Verge, and CNET. The...
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4Chan Post Predicts Doomsday

The guys at 4chan had a little fun making a picture that went viral saying that when PSY video Gangnam Style hit counter reached a billion hits on YouTube the end of the world would happen.  The picture featured Nostradamus saying: “From the Calm Morning, the End...
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Firefoxs 8th Birthday

On Friday November 9 2004, eight years ago the Mozilla foundation launched the first version of Firefox. Mozilla’s open source browser was seen as a breath of fresh air at the time when Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 6 dominated the market share, annoying many users with its numerous...
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Dell Ubuntu Ultrabook on Sale

Dell’s Project Sputnik laptop is now for sale on dells website.  Dell’s XPS 13 Developer Edition is the first in there new line of linux computers. http://www.dell.com/us/soho/p/xps-13-linux/pd.aspx Project Sputnik is an open, six-month product exploration by Dell to help identify what developers want in a laptop....
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Zynga Loses Facebook Exclusivity

Zynga will no longer be tied so closely to Facebook as the two companies have forged a new deal that changes the way both companies operate there platforms. Under the new terms, Zynga games will be under Facebook’s standard terms of service starting March 31, 2013. Zynga won’t have...
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Apple’s new iMac On Sale Tomorrow

The latest versions of Apple’s iMac which unveiled in October will go on sale tomorrow November 30, 2012.  Apple said that the 21.5-inch iMac will be available through its online and retail stores and via some Apple resellers and will begin shipping in December. The 2012 edition...
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Access Control

Access Control is defined as “any mechanism by which a system grants or revokes the right to access some data, or perform some action.”  Physical access by a person may be allowed depending on payment, authorization, etc. Physical security access control refers to the practice of...
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