Imunify360 2.5.4 released

We are pleased to announce that the new updated stable Imunify360 version 2.5.4 is now available. This latest version embodies further improvements of the product as well as the new features. Imunify360 has also become more reliable and stable due to the bug fixes described below. Should you encounter any problems with the product or…

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Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says

Child safety smartwatches ‘easy’ to hack, watchdog says By Joseph Venable Technology reporter 18 October 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright NCC Some smartwatches designed for children have security flaws that make them vulnerable to hackers, a watchdog has warned. The Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) tested watches from brands including Gator and GPS for…

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Beta: LVE Manager, CageFS, and liblve updated

The new updated LVE Manager, CageFS, and liblve packages are available for download from our updates-testing repository. Changelog: cagefs-6.1-6 CAG-764: optimized unmounting CageFS; LVEMAN-1170: PHP Selector printed error when alt-php is used as system default version; LU-441: updated CageFS sanity-check command to use checker runner with json support; CAG-762: suppressed output of /usr/share/cagefs-plugins/install-cagefs-plugin.py –cronupdate; added…

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US voices frustration with ‘warrant-proof’ encryption

US voices frustration with ‘warrant-proof’ encryption 13 October 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Reuters The US deputy attorney general says the use of “warrant-proof encryption” in popular apps and operating systems, is hampering law enforcement. Several apps encrypt communications end-to-end, which stop messages being legible if intercepted by criminals or law enforcement. In…

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In a post-truth world, science films keep messing up science big time

Touchstone Pictures A comet is hurtling towards earth, threatening our entire existence with absolute destruction. Thankfully, the asteroid is discovered well in advance. A crack team of astronauts set forth into space with just one mission; to drive alongside the comet very slowly and over time, use the spacecraft’s gravitational pull to change the comet’s…

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The spirit of microadventure with Alastair Humphreys

Small risks often deliver big rewards. Glenfiddich’s openness to continual experimentation has made it the world’s most-awarded single malt. Yet that spirit of innovation and a willingness to create is attainable for everyone says Alastair Humphreys, a man who sees experimentation as integral to adventures – both massive and micro. Alastair Humphreys describes himself as…

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Samsung Electronics CEO resigns over ‘unprecedented crisis’

Samsung Electronics CEO resigns over ‘unprecedented crisis’ 13 October 2017 From the section Business Image copyright AFP Samsung Electronics chief executive Kwon Oh-hyun has resigned citing an “unprecedented crisis”. It is the latest management upheaval at the firm after the heir of the entire Samsung Group was imprisoned for corruption in August. Mr Kwon is…

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Rose McGowan, one of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers, has account limited by Twitter

The actress Rose McGowan, who was one of the first to speak out about Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assaults, has been temporarily limited from using some Twitter features. McGowan was named in a New York Times article revealing decades of sexual harassment against young actresses. Twitter has “limited” her account for 12 hours for “violating”…

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Israeli spies ‘watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software’

Israeli spies ‘watched Russian agents breach Kaspersky software’ 11 October 2017 From the section Technology Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Eugene Kaspersky founded Kaspersky Lab in 1997 Israeli spies looked on as Russian hackers breached Kaspersky cyber-security software two years ago, US media report. The Russians were allegedly attempting to gather data on US…

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