Over the past few years, this battle has been heating up. In 2017, twelve states introduced “right to repair” legislation that would make it easier for consumers to fix broken digital equipment.
Broadcom announced that it is sampling the first mass-market chip that can take advantage of a new breed of global navigation satellite signals and will give the next generation of smartphones 30-centimeter accuracy instead of today’s 5 meters.
Microsoft has been hitting the headlines lately with its enthusiasm for Linux – but Open Source's messiah Richard Stallman is less than impressed.
Want to share your terminal over the web for demo, learning or collaboration purpose? Try these two applications to share your terminal as a web application.
Scientists have successfully encoded a software exploit in a gene to remotely hack a computer.
The conference acquired 30 machines for hackers to toy with. Every voting machine in the village was hacked...
Gecko Linux right away caught my attention due to some major changes to how things are done when compared to its parent system OpenSUSE. On the homepage of Gecko Linux, the developer lists some changes between it and OpenSUSE...
Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it...
The leaked papers have revealed that the agency turned to software which is named BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon to steal user credentials. Wikileaks has stated that software BothanSpy has been aimed towards hacking Xshell, a popular SSH client for Windows.
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said there needs to be a form of encryption developed that protects privacy, but one that authorities can access.
It can be days before vulnerabilities shared on the Dark Web are being published made public through the NVD and advisories, researchers have discovered.
The next-generation Toyota Camry will be the first car, at least in the US, to feature an infotainment system based on the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) operating system... “Adopting an open source development approach has enabled us to focus resources on developing innovative new features and bringing them to market faster.”
The kill switch was hardcoded into the malware in case the creator wanted to stop it spreading. This involved a very long nonsensical domain name that the malware makes a request to – just as if it was looking up any website – and if the request comes back and shows that the domain is live, the kill switch takes effect and the malware stops spreading. The domain cost $10.69 and was immediately registering thousands of connections every second.
Leaked alleged NSA hacking tools appear to be behind a massive cyberattack disrupting hospitals and companies across Europe, Asia, with Russia among the hardest-hit countries... Researchers said the malware is exploiting a Microsoft software flaw.
Given RPi's flexibility, it should come as no surprise that the open source Linux-power min PC has proven to be such a popular computing platform for scores of consumers, businesses and educational institutions...
You’ll need a few things to get started, we’ll be using a Fedora Desktop ARMv7 spin. I’ll be using XFCE as it’s my desktop of choice but you can substitute this for one you like. Note that we’ll be using the Raspberry Pi Kernels here...
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday halted new government rules related to data security from taking effect this week, in a potential prelude to a broader repeal of privacy protections for users of high-speed internet.
Today's Signal release for Android and iOS includes beta support for video calls. Signal is a GPL messaging application supporting secure end-to-end text, phone, and now video calling.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is keenly worried that President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress will step up surveillance activities and pass laws to curtail electronic rights. As a result, the EFF is advising the tech sector to use end-to-end encryption for every transaction by default, and to scrub logs. "You cannot be made to surrender data you do not have," the EFF said.
Yes! It is confirmed that Lenovo is going to bring a Yoga Book 2-in-1 PC on Google Chrome OS in 2017. In a recent interview, Vice President of Lenovo Jeff Meredith confirmed that Lenovo Yoga Book would release in 2017. The primary user interface is Linux and the Chrome browser.