Tag Archives: data

The Google Pixel has a scary vulnerability that could compromise all your data

The PwnFest hacking competition, held in Seoul yesterday saw an interesting demonstration by a white-hat hacker group, called Qihoo 360. The hack successfully targeted Google’s shiny new Pixel handset, won the group a $120,000 cash prize and opened-up a lot of patching work for Google. Both the regular and XL versions of the smartphone appear to be susceptible to the ... Read More »

The best online backup service for securely encrypting your data

Many people resist backing up their data to an online backup service like MozyHome, Carbonite, or Backblaze because they worry their data will be poked through by company employees, hijacked by criminals, or provided to law enforcement or government agents without due process. The sanctity of your data boils down to whether the encryption key used to scramble your data can ... Read More »

Recover your lossing data with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

Losing our priceless and crucial data or files has no comparison. Only the people who lost the files know the importance of the files. Some days back, the situation was that, once the file has been deleted, it would not be retrieved. But now, the vogue has been changed. Now, the software supports a lot to gratify the demands of ... Read More »

SwiftKey Beta resurrects predictions for phone numbers, emails, and other saved data

SwiftKey is bouncing back after dealing with some pesky bugs that threw a wrench in the company’s suggestion engine. An update to the beta version of one of Android’s signature keyboards fixes a bug that caused some users to see unfamiliar terms and suggestions appear. SwiftKey even had to shut down its cloud sync service temporarily while it looked into ... Read More »

A hacker is selling 167 million LinkedIn consumer data

A hacker is attempting to promote a database dump containing account facts for 167 million LinkedInusers. The statement was posted on a dark market internet site referred to as TheRealDeal by using aconsumer who desires five bitcoins, or round $2,2 hundred, for the records set that supposedly carriesconsumer IDs, e mail addresses and SHA1 password hashes for 167,370,940 customers. in ... Read More »

KPI presents promising KPI-190 data at eye conference

KPI Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company presented promising pre-clinical animal results using drugs from its platform of novel Kv1.3 inhibitors as topical therapy for uveitis, an autoimmune eye disease. The results presented at the 8th Ocular Diseases Drug Discovery Conference showed topical administration of these agents reduced disease severity and the infiltration of damaging inflammatory cells in an animal ... Read More »

Kicked out of PCs, Blu-ray drives are revived in data centers

Blu-ray and DVD drives are being kicked out of PCs but finding a new life in data centers as storage that can retain data for up to 100 years. A massive new system from Sony called Everspan is a collection of optical drives that can store up to 181 petabytes of data. The system can expand to 55 feet in ... Read More »

FCC wants ISPs to get customer permission before sharing personal data

Broadband providers would often be required to get customer permission to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. Broadband providers have an unrivaled ability to track customers and collect personal data, and there currently are no specific rules covering broadband providers and customer privacy, FCC officials said Thursday. The goal of the ... Read More »

‘Simple’ data is the key to economy: UBS economist

Upbeat economic data haven’t made for upbeat markets in 2016. Much of the focus, according to Drew Matus, deputy chief U.S. economist at UBS, has been on GDP. But his key to the U.S. economy is diving into “simple data” like weekly jobless claims. “If claims don’t go up, nothing bad is happening,” Matus told CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” on Thursday. ... Read More »

After-hours buzz: DATA, LNKD, LGF & more

Shares of Tableau Software plummeted after the bell Thursday despite posting better-than-expected earnings and revenue in the fourth quarter of 2015. The software company, which makes programs that quickly analyze, visualize and share information, warned it was unlikely to benefit from certain tax allowances it had expected. Shares of competitor Splunk also notched double-digit declines in extended trade. Fellow technology ... Read More »