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Become a hacker for good.Image: Pexels By TEAM COMMERCEMashable Deals2018-03-24 11:00:00 UTC As long as online data exists, someone will be out there plotting ways to steal it. (Ahem.)  Now that we live in an era where identity theft, copyright infringement, and all sorts of cybercrimes are rampant, companies are…

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We got that content.Image: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty By Jack Morse2018-03-22 00:00:12 UTC Netflix wants you to hack it. Well, sort of.  The entertainment and streaming company announced Wednesday the launch of a public bug bounty program designed to allow security researchers to responsibly disclose vulnerabilities, and, notably, get paid for…

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Meltdown and Spectre. Spectre, and Meltdown. The two vulnerabilities, both affecting computer processors across the globe, were disclosed on Jan. 3 and in the process sent manufactures scrambling to answer whether or not their operating systems, laptops, cloud computers, and smartphones are safe from hackers. But another, less technical, question…

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Science fiction technology may not be as far off as we believe. The Internet of Things (IoT) uses the powerful combination of Wi-Fi and cloud technology to send information and perform actions through devices with Internet capabilities. This advance stems from the use of telemetry, decades-old machine-to-machine communication via wired…

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The WannaCry ransomware attack from this May made the whole world think about cyber security issues once again. Another unique point for WannaCry versus previous cyber attacks is IoT also got involved with the crisis as well. We learned from the news reports that this worm virus was different from usual. It…

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Ten years ago you didn’t have to worry about someone hacking your refrigerator. Today, your personal home assistant is quite literally listening to your every move. Experts believe that in just a few years, there will be over 20 billion devices connected to the internet with the possibility of being…

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