Friday, May 26, 2017
Posted by Dennis Faas
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5
Infopackets Reader Sam T. writes: " Dear Dennis, I recently upgraded my motherboard and CPU to the Intel Core i7 7700k processor which is very fast! I loaded Windows 7 onto the machine and everything was working great - that is, until I went to check for Windows Updates and I received the... + continue reading
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
Two biometric security measures have come into question after reporters and researchers claimed to have overcome them. A phone's iris recognition and a bank's voice log-in both appear to be less than perfectly secure. The Samsung Galaxy S8 - arguably the most high-profile and hyped... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
Security researchers say its highly likely hackers linked to North Korea were responsible for the recent widespread WannaCry ransomware attack. The same group, dubbed Lazarus, was previously blamed for two other high profile online attacks. According to security firm Symantec, the WannaCry... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
A newspaper has published details of Facebook's secret rules about what is and isn't allowed on the site. It shows the extreme difficulty of balancing free speech with privacy and responsibility issues, as well as the sheer scale of moderating posts. While Facebook publishes general... + continue reading
Monday, May 22, 2017
Posted by Dennis Faas
Reader's rate:
5
Infopackets Reader Steve P. writes: " Dear Dennis, The company I work for is renting a dedicated Linux web server, which runs CentOS 6.5 and PHPList to manage their mailing list. Recently we were faced with a power outage on the server which then caused corruption in the PHPList database... + continue reading

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