• Massive Star Wars Twitter Botnet Uncovered

    Massive Star Wars Twitter Botnet Uncovered

    A massive network of fake accounts are clogging up Twitter, according to new research.UK analysts accidentally uncovered more than 350,000 bogus accounts used to fabricate follower numbers, send spam, and boost interest in trending topics.
  • Report: Zuck Will Not Run for President

    Report: Zuck Will Not Run for President

    Mark Zuckerberg will not be the next President of the United States.The Facebook founder and CEO told BuzzFeed News that "no," he does not have any plans to run for Commander in Chief.
  • TaxSlayer Premium 2017 (Tax Year 2016)

    TaxSlayer Premium 2017 (Tax Year 2016)

    Often, you'll just make a selection from a list of options.If you're an experienced tax filer, you can opt to select the tax topics that you know you need to complete and skip the step-by-step wizard.
  • Tech Tops Glassdoor's Best Jobs of 2017

    Tech Tops Glassdoor's Best Jobs of 2017

    Do you have one of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2017?If you're a data scientist, the answer is yes, according to Glassdoor.
  • St. Louis Regains Control of 700 PCs Across 17 Libraries

    St. Louis Regains Control of 700 PCs Across 17 Libraries

    Louis Public Library patrons may once again check out materials from all 17 locations following last week's ransomware attack.19, hackers broke into the SLPL network, installed malware on some 700 computers, and demanded an undisclosed payment for its removal.
  • Wake Your Echo in True 'Star Trek' Style

    Wake Your Echo in True 'Star Trek' Style

    Other options include "Alexa," "Echo," and "Amazon.Declare "Computer: Tea.
  • Hackers Target Sundance Film Festival

    Hackers Target Sundance Film Festival

    The Sundance Film Festival kicked off Friday in Park City, Utah, with movie premieres, midnight showings, and a network failure.ET)—shortly after comedian Chelsea Handler led a Women's March in Park City in protest of Donald Trump.
  • Secure Email Service Lavabit, a Snowden Favorite, Returns

    Secure Email Service Lavabit, a Snowden Favorite, Returns

    For now, however, it's only available to those who had accounts prior to its shutdown.The service shuttered a month later (as did Silent Circle's email) so as not "to become complicit in crimes against the American people," Levison said at the time.
  • Get Smart With Stacey: When Gadgets, Voice Commands Don't Play Nice

    Get Smart With Stacey: When Gadgets, Voice Commands Don't Play Nice

    I have a Google Home connected to both a Hue Bridge and a SmartThings Hub.I have two Hue bulbs connected to the Bridge, individually named "Mike's Light" and "Donna's Light.
  • 'Hack the Army' Program Nets 118 Bugs

    'Hack the Army' Program Nets 118 Bugs

    And you thought hacking the Pentagon was easy: The US Army last week revealed details of its first bug bounty program.The four-week Hack the Army scheme generated 416 vulnerability reports (nearly 30 percent of which are unique and actionable) and approximately $100,000 for security researchers and bug hunters.
  • G Data Internet Security 2017

    G Data Internet Security 2017

    The antivirus protection in this suite is precisely what you get in G Data Antivirus 2017.Like Webroot, Comodo Antivirus 10, and PC Matic, G Data detected 100 percent of the samples in my malware collection.
  • Does Mark Zuckerberg Have Political Aspirations?

    Does Mark Zuckerberg Have Political Aspirations?

    The Facebook CEO recently revealed plans to visit and meet people in 30 states—a move many believe is the start of the entrepreneur's political career.His first stop: Waco, Texas, where Zuck lunched with proud community leaders, heard from young parents, and connected with ministers.
  • Improve Windows 10 Battery Life With New Power Slider

    Improve Windows 10 Battery Life With New Power Slider

    For now, the slider is only a user interface test for anyone running build 15104 of the Preview.The slider will move, but it doesn't function.
  • Amazon Dash Buttons Go Virtual

    Amazon Dash Buttons Go Virtual

    Piggybacking on the success of its physical Dash Buttons, the Web giant this week launched new digital Dash options.The service automatically creates Dash Buttons for anything you buy that is, according to Amazon's algorithms, typically reordered.
  • Super Mario Run Hits Android in March

    Super Mario Run Hits Android in March

    The game maker urged fans to register online for an official notification once the title becomes available.Designed for one-handed play, the game is simple: Mario (or one of his many friends) automatically runs forward, while you make him hurdle enemies and collect coins by tapping.
  • 'OK, Google' Arrives on Vizio TVs, Speakers

    'OK, Google' Arrives on Vizio TVs, Speakers

    The Vizio integration marks the latest addition of third-party device support to what is a growing, but still quite limited Google Home ecosystem.To take advantage of it, in addition to a Vizio SmartCast TV or speaker set, you'll need to also be watching or listening to content from a Google Home-supported service.
  • Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    Samsung Security Cameras Hacked Again

    By accessing php files designed to facilitate firmware updates for Smartcam devices, the hackers were able to install a remote command execution script that gave them full control of the cameras.The vulnerability, according to Exploiteers, lies with Samsung's iWatch webcam monitoring service.
  • Lose Service? Google Android App Will Save Your Search

    Lose Service? Google Android App Will Save Your Search

    We've all been there; just as you're about to pull up a Web search on your phone, the train on your morning commute goes into a tunnel and you lose service.Or perhaps you're driving in a remote locale with spotty service (like this guy) and can't get your device to connect.
  • Porn Pirates Exploit YouTube 'Backdoor'

    Porn Pirates Exploit YouTube 'Backdoor'

    Porn pirates are reportedly using a known YouTube backdoor to store infringing material on Google's servers for free.According to TorrentFreak, savvy users upload content without publicly listing it on YouTube; instead, they use private links to embed clips elsewhere online.
  • Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store

    Report: Microsoft Opening Windows 10 Ebook Store

    Readers can simply visit the dedicated section to buy books "from a range of different publishers and authors," the tech blog said.Folks can browse through new books, staff picks, and featured stories (like film and television tie-ins Hidden Figures and A Series of Unfortunate Events).