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Facebook Leaking Users!

At Q4 2017, last week Facebook reveled that in it’s whole companies’ history that they had lost one million users in North America, in the USA and Canada – which led to the total user base of that region to a small 184 million. Personally, I’m impressed but I’m also conflicted. I’m impressed that people were actually bothered to care about their usage of Facebook and surprised they think that it’s going to make any difference to the tech giant or to their own personal privacy success. Facebook still saw... 
 

Nvidia Share Price Gets Crushed as Bitcoin Heads Towards Zero

Nvidia share price has been crushed in the last five trading days, down a total of 15%. After hitting an all time high of $248 dollars on Jan 31st, it is now down to $213. Nvidia has been a stock pickers darling for the last few years as it GPU cards have been a critical component to mine Cryptocurrency. Gamers from around the globe have complained that they were unable to get their hands on the most powerful graphics cards as cryptominers around the globe sucked up all free stock. The Nvidia QUADRO GP100, which has over 3500 CUDA cores, with... 
 

Early Facebook & Google supporters turn on the two tech giants

Ex-employees that use to work at Google and Facebook during the companies early days are coming out with how alarmed they are in regards to the usage of social networks and smartphones, and with how their overuse may have some negative effects. They are coming together to go against the industry’s top companies which they got off the ground, many years ago. Center for Humane Technology is what the collaboration of workers is going under as they create a union. They have also teamed up with a non-profit media watchdog group by the name of... 
 

China Cracks Down on Unauthorized VPNs

For years and years, China has had it’s own cyber-great-wall-of-china deemed the “Great Firewall” and news to add to the wall comes recently out of China sending out a warning that they will start banning the use and stop the use of unauthorized VPNs on the 1st of April 2018. And no, this isn’t an April fools joke. Despite the powerful and strong stance, China doesn’t seem to want to make a big deal out of their intent by saying that if anyone wants to create a VPN service can always do it by going through the government’s... 
 

Fridge Attack – Hackers Use it to Mine Bitcoin!

It’s 2018 folks, where everything has to be high-tech and the internet of things grows by the day. And where there is IoT, there is malware. Cyber criminals can use your smart home appliances and turn them into craptocurrency miners. First world problems, am I right? Cybersecurity expert and VP of tactical analysis for Stratfor, Scott Stewart said that homes with a high amount of IoT appliances could be at a high risk. Just imagine, your toaster, oven, washing machine, dryer AND fridge – all being hijacked for their processing power... 
 

Craptocurrency Bubble is Bursting!

Every morning I wake up to see that the down part of this hill, is well… still continuing. With fluctuations still up to $1,000 USD a day the world’s grand and mighty craptocurrency has finally had its bubble burst within the last few weeks and began its crash into the ground (hopefully on fire). With a Christmas special, peaking around at just $19,000 ish USD per coin it has absolutely plummeted to numbers in the $8,000 dollar range and it is just still going down as I speak. With being down more than 50 percent in a single month,... 
 

ISP to Nark on Piraters!

After finding out about a gigantic cybersecurity flaw in BitTorrent clients scouring the internet, The Pirate Bay is involved in another breaking news story. Bahnhof, a very popular major ISP in Sweden which irronically has been very proud of their management of customer details and how they keep then “private” has now been ordered to hand over the details of those who stream illegally to the police. The ISP has proudly fought off valiantly to protect customers data in the pass and to bring a halt to details being disclosed and even... 
 

Small Businesses at Biggest Risk to Security Vulnerabilities

Over the years, technology has only become more of an essential to every aspect of our lives. At work, home and even now at schools, technology seems to slip its way into almost every corner or what we do on our day to day basis. And as technology becomes more of a fundamental in our lives, more and more businesses try to involve technology in the way they operate. And it is now the small business that are under fire by the constant growing numbers of attacks, solely targeting small businesses. A new report has surfaced which raises statistics... 
 

700,000 “Bad” Apps Plague Google Play

Android phones have always had a bad rep for having an issue with malicious applications and even having malicious content spread through downloads on the Google Play store and a lot of people have been sitting here thinking that nothing is being done about the situation or that one app is being removed here and there. Well according to the Android product manager, Andrew Ahn – who has recently released a security update on their Android blog which read that over the course of 2017, over 700,000 apps were removed from the Google play store... 
 

Craptocurrency Bubble Slaughters Gamers

After the soar in popularity of craptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, ThatCoin, ThisCoin etc. people have taken to the extreme of foolishly dropping everything and trying to get in on the ponzi scheme which is craptocurrencies. From people selling their homes, to craptocurrency exchange companies running off with coins (sometimes multiple times under the same company name) and even pole dancers in Australia thinking that this is their rag to riches story – craptocurrency is now affecting innocent people of a community; the... 
 
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