Most internet anonymity software leaks users’ details

VPN services used by hundreds of thousands of people* in the UK to protect their identity on the web are vulnerable to leaks, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and others.

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Malwarebytes offers pirates and duped customers 12 months of its premium antimalware product for free | VentureBeat | Security | by Emil Protalinski

The Amnesty program is for Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium customers “who have been inconvenienced by piracy or abuse.” The new key you receive will be exclusive to you going forward, while your old one “will cease to work after a period of time.”

Source: Malwarebytes offers pirates and duped customers 12 months of its premium antimalware product for free | VentureBeat | Security | by Emil Protalinski

 

To Save, or Not to Save, That is the Question | Malwarebytes Unpacked

If you’re actively looking for coupons to print and download online, you may see sites offering cheap deals and software designed to ping you about coupon offers.

Source: To Save, or Not to Save, That is the Question | Malwarebytes Unpacked

 

Smartphone with 464GB storage capacity wants to break technology with monster specs

Finally, a water-proof smartphone that doesn’t “play dumb with the bare minimum tech.”

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When are expensive cables worth it? – CNET

Commentary: It’s almost always a waste of money to spend more on HDMI, USB, optical digital and speaker cables, not to mention DisplayPort, DVI, Ethernet and VGA. But are there any exceptions to the rule? Maybe.

Source: When are expensive cables worth it? – CNET

 

Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

Flaw lets attackers eavesdrop on your calls. Chicago-based security firm NowSecure has published a report claiming that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, preinstalled on more than 600 million Samsung devices, can allow a remote attacker, which is capable of controlling a user’s network traffic to execute arbitrary code on the user’s phone.

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CloneApp Backs Up All Your Windows Program Settings

Windows: Whether you’re migrating to a new computer or doing a clean install, life is easier when you take all your settings and tweaks with you. If you don’t want to do a full backup and restore, CloneApp backs up settings for the most popular Windows programs so you can restore them later.

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Aether

On the surface, it’s fairly similar to Slashdot, Metafilter, Reddit, or any other community site on the Internet.

The different thing about Aether is that it doesn’t have a server somewhere. The only thing the app does is that it finds and connects to other people using Aether. In other words, it’s a distributed, peer-to-peer network.

This makes it impossible to censor, and renders its users anonymous. It’s useful for people concerned about privacy, or pretty much anyone who doesn’t want to be watched and catalogued for every word they write on the Internet (so, pretty much everybody).

It’s also temporary. Whatever you post disappears after six months. It’s designed to be an ephemeral space, and it’s focused on now, rather than the past. Other people can still keep copies of what you wrote, but it won’t last forever in the network itself. They also won’t know who you are.

Source: Aether