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Lorex Surveillance Camera

Lorex Vantage Stream wireless IP surveillance cam with 30 foot night vision range, 2-way audio, push / email alerts and smartphone connectivity.

June 6, 2014

Vodafone closing free BitTorrent loophole

Vodafone has moved to shut down a strange glitch in its system that allowed customers to use BitTorrent, make Voice over IP (VoIP) calls, check email and do online banking, all without being charged for data usage.

June 27, 2011 by

Repeat after me: "Reusing passwords is BAD!"

a hacker group going by the name of Gnosis compromised the Gawker Media network (made up of popular websites such as Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Jezebel, io9, Jalopnik, Kotaku, Deadspin, Fleshbot, and Gawker itself) and liberated not only the source code for the site, but also the entire user database consisting of about 1.3 million usernames, email addresses, and password hashes. In an ideal world, this wouldn't be a problem, but we don't live in an ideal world, but this is far from an ideal world, so it has the scope to be a pretty big deal.

December 13, 2010 by

University of Glasgow allows free use of research IP

The University of Glasgow is now allowing the majority of its intellectual property to be reused by individuals and businesses through the formation of a new website.Easy Access IP — the university's new intellectual property portal — holds a database of the technical scientific and medical IP created by the university, which can now be freely accessed for use in both non-commercial and commercial projects.

November 29, 2010 by

Va will rewrite antispam law

No surprise, now that the Supreme Court has rejected Virginia's appeal of a state court ruling that its antispam law is unconstitutional, the Attorney General will rewrite the law and submit it to the General Assembly, the AP reports."We are dedicated to protecting all Virginians from unscrupulous spammers who fraudulently send millions of unsolicited garbage email messages," [AG Bill Mimms] said in a written statement.

March 31, 2009 by hacked; user ID, e-mail, phone numbers stolen recently posted a PSA on their site notifying users that their database was illegally accessed and certain contact and account data were taken, "including Monster user IDs and passwords, email addresses, names, phone numbers, and some basic demographic data.

January 26, 2009 by

Passport needed for mobile phone purchases?

The Sunday Times reported (on Sunday) that passports will be needed to register mobile phones, after which mobile users' details will be collated on a centralised government database.This would supposedly cut a loophole out of the upcoming Communications Data Bill, which the Home Office has proposed should include a centralised database of details of all communications, including phone, email, and web-surfing habits.

October 20, 2008 by

Fortune 500 companies use of email spoofing countermeasures declining

Here's a paradox - a technology originally meant to verify the sender of an email message for the sake of preventing spoofed messages from reaching the network, still hasn't been embraced by the world's biggest companies despite being around for years, but is actively used by adaptive spammers increasingly abusing legitimate services in order to take advantage of their identifiable email reputations.

August 18, 2008 by

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