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Monthly Archives: August 2013

The true cost of data roaming: Comparing the U.S. carriers

If you travel internationally, chances are you’ve been bitten by the cold, cruel fangs of international data roaming. Carriers make deals with other carriers to use each other’s networks, and not matter what they work out, we end up paying… Continue reading

Microsoft, Google to sue over FISA gag order

Google and Microsoft plan to sue the government, demanding the right to publicly discuss any surveillance requests served up by the FISA court.

Originally posted at News – Politics and Law

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Bug allows for use of 'sudo' in OS X without a password

A small workaround exists in OS X for the use of the “sudo” command requiring authentication after 10 minutes of nonuse.

Originally posted at MacFixIt

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US intelligence chief promises transparency reports

The annual reports, however, will be geared toward “aggregate information” on certain information-gathering activities and will be “limited by our need to protect intelligence sources and methods.”

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W32.Changeup!gen45

Risk Level: Low. Type: Worm.W32.Changeup!gen45http://www.symantec.com/xml/rss/listings.jsp?lid=latestthreats30days

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Trojan.Zeroaccess!g53

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.Trojan.Zeroaccess!g53http://www.symantec.com/xml/rss/listings.jsp?lid=latestthreats30days

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iMore show 362: Proper English review [Countdown to iPhone 5S contest!]

IMPORTANT: Subscribe to iMore on YouTube and leave a YouTube comment for your chance to win $500!

Rene, Peter, and Richard talk about iOS release date leaks, iPads at the September event, steel gray iPhones, Apple acquisitions, in-app purchase redux,… Continue reading

NSA seeks 'groundbreaking' spying powers, new leak reveals

The US government’s spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies “to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic,” leaked documents show.

Originally posted at News – Politics and Law

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NSA seeks 'groundbreaking' spying powers, new leak reveals

The US government’s spying budget includes funds to invent new technologies “to defeat adversarial cryptography and exploit Internet traffic,” leaked documents show.

Originally posted at News – Politics and Law

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Trojan.Zbot!gen54

Risk Level: Low. Type: Trojan.Trojan.Zbot!gen54http://www.symantec.com/xml/rss/listings.jsp?lid=latestthreats30days

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