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Amazon has made it more expensive to subscribe to Prime

  Amazon on Friday announced that it has raised the price of its Prime membership program for those who subscribe on a month-to-month basis. The plan previously cost $10.99 a month, but it will now cost $12.99 a month. That means the price of subscribing to the monthly Prime plan for a full year has [...]

Meltdown and Spectre: Good news for AMD users, (more) bad news for Intel

  The good news: Microsoft suspended shipping its Spectre and Meltdown Windows patches to owners of AMD systems after some users found that they left their systems unbootable. Microsoft partially lifted the restriction last week, sending the update to newer AMD systems but still leaving the oldest machines unpatched. Now the company has an update [...]

New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

  Last year, researchers found what at the time was quite possibly the world's most sophisticated espionage app ever written for the Android mobile operating system. Now, in a discovery that underscores the growing arms race among competing malware developers, researchers have uncovered a new Android spying platform that includes location-based audio recording and other [...]

Android devices can be fatally hacked by malicious Wi-Fi networks

  A broad array of Android phones are vulnerable to attacks that use booby-trapped Wi-Fi signals to achieve full device takeover, a researcher has demonstrated. The vulnerability resides in a widely used Wi-Fi chipset manufactured by Broadcom and used in both iOS and Android devices. Apple patched the vulnerability with Monday's release of iOS 10.3.1. [...]

By |2017-05-07T03:35:21+00:00April 22nd, 2017|Cell Phones, Computer, Iphone, New Technologies, Uncategorized|