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Malicious WordPress plugin installed backdoor on thousands of websites

Malicious WordPress plugin installed backdoor on thousands of websites

Widget plugin spewed spam to unsuspecting victims.
By Rene Millman Sep 18 2017, 12:41PM
Eugene Kaspersky to testify to US Congress

Eugene Kaspersky to testify to US Congress

The CEO will travel to the US to defend the accusations against his company.
By Zach Marzouk Sep 18 2017, 12:38PM
Build your own Google Home with the Raspberry Pi AIY kit

Build your own Google Home with the Raspberry Pi AIY kit

Don’t press the green button! Oh, actually, go right ahead. And hurry up before the pre-orders sell out...
By Mark Wilson Sep 18 2017, 12:23PM
Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7

Surf the web securely and anonymously with Hotspot Shield 7

When it comes to protecting yourself online – particularly when surfing through insecure public connections – then nothing beats a good old VPN.
By Nick Peers Sep 18 2017, 12:01PM
Hackers can bypass new protections in MacOS High Sierra

Hackers can bypass new protections in MacOS High Sierra

MacOS High Sierra protections can be bypassed, but will make security researchers and companies work more difficult
By Rene Millman Sep 18 2017, 11:16AM
Zerodium offers up $1 million bounties for Tor zero-day

Zerodium offers up $1 million bounties for Tor zero-day

Zero-day-acquisition firm Zerodium reported it will pay a total of US$ 1 million for zero-day exploits found for the Tor browser on Tails Linux and Windows.
By Doug Olenick Sep 18 2017, 11:16AM
Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics on Steam early access now

Hand of the Gods: SMITE Tactics on Steam early access now

Card gaming collides with strategy in in SMITE spinoff.
By David Hollingworth Sep 18 2017, 10:53AM
Nine of Ig Nobel's weirdest and most wonderful scientific breakthroughs

Nine of Ig Nobel's weirdest and most wonderful scientific breakthroughs

From didgeridoo snoring solutions to why some people hate cheese, Ig Nobel celebrates the burning questions nobody's asking.
By Staff Writer Sep 18 2017, 10:29AM
Kickstarter of the Week: Explore Earth like Mars with the amazing Turtle Rover

Kickstarter of the Week: Explore Earth like Mars with the amazing Turtle Rover

Our Kickstarter of the week brings planetary exploration to Earth
By Staff Writer Sep 18 2017, 10:28AM
Google is being sued for paying female employees less than their male counterparts

Google is being sued for paying female employees less than their male counterparts

Former female Googlers have filed a lawsuit against the search giant.
By Staff Writer Sep 18 2017, 10:22AM
Google's Chrome browser will start labelling insecure FTP sites

Google's Chrome browser will start labelling insecure FTP sites

Ongoing effort to secure all web traffic by Google.
By Staff Writer Sep 18 2017, 10:22AM
All the key announcements and releases from September's Nintendo Direct

All the key announcements and releases from September's Nintendo Direct

All the key dates and information about September's Nintendo Direct for Switch and 3DS.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 15 2017, 2:31PM
Friday Linky Links: Wars, Trek, etc.

Friday Linky Links: Wars, Trek, etc.

All of the biggest pop-culture news from all over the planet, and beyond!
By Ewa Grygier Sep 15 2017, 1:35PM
Benchmarks and specs leak for upcoming Ryzen 5 2500U APU

Benchmarks and specs leak for upcoming Ryzen 5 2500U APU

It's not really a well-kept secret.
By David Hollingworth Sep 15 2017, 12:45PM
BlueBorne shows Bluetooth protocol's security inadequately researched

BlueBorne shows Bluetooth protocol's security inadequately researched

The highly eclectic and fragmented nature of devices relying on Bluetooth means that some may never issue secure updates.
By Bradley Barth Sep 15 2017, 12:20PM
Overwatch League snaps up two more teams ahead of October's Season One kick-off

Overwatch League snaps up two more teams ahead of October's Season One kick-off

Activision-Blizzard gears up for its first Overwatch League season with two more team signings.
By Vaughn Highfield Sep 15 2017, 12:12PM
Microsoft will add more privacy alerts to Fall Creators Update

Microsoft will add more privacy alerts to Fall Creators Update

The pop-ups will tell users what data apps require and Microsoft uses it for.
By Clare Hopping Sep 15 2017, 12:10PM
Grab Psychonauts free from Humble

Grab Psychonauts free from Humble

Psychonauts 2 information drop incoming some time soon? We wouldn't count it out.
By Tim Henderson Sep 15 2017, 12:04PM
Can we expect a GTX 1070 Ti before the end of the year?

Can we expect a GTX 1070 Ti before the end of the year?

Rumours say: Yes!
By David Hollingworth Sep 15 2017, 11:43AM
Polaroid OneStep 2 is a snap-happy throwback to instant film

Polaroid OneStep 2 is a snap-happy throwback to instant film

Classic Polaroid looks and film should keep analogue die-hards happy.
By Tom Morgan Sep 15 2017, 11:04AM