Category: Technology

Carbanak Group Launches Stealthy Malware Campaign Targeting Point of Sale Devices

Cybercrime gangs are far more troublesome than most people give them credit for. One of those gangs, which goes by the name of Carbanak, is now targeting the hospitality and restaurant industries. By using social engineering techniques, they attempt to trick call center staff into downloading malware which affects point of sale terminals. Carbanak Is Stepping up Their Game In A Big Way Most people will recall the Carbanak name, …
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After Banning Several Bitcoin Sites, Russia Now Blacklists LinkedIn

The Russian government has made a fair few unusual decisions in recent years. Several websites and platforms have been blocked by ISPs, with some decisions eventually overturned by local courts. LinkedIn is the latest victim of the Country’s communications regulator’s whims, as the social network is now blacklisted. Apparently, the Company does not meet personal data storage regulations. No More LinkedIn Access In Russia LinkedIn is known as a social …
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SpaceX Wants To Create A Global Satellite-based High-Speed Internet Network

Internet access can come in many forms. The vast majority of people receive internet connectivity through their mobile data plan, whereas others use a finger or DSL connection. But if it is up to SpaceX, satellite-powered internet is just a few years away. The company asked the US government for permission to launch roughly 4,000 satellites into Earth’s orbit and provide Internet connectivity to the entire world. Using Space Satellites …
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Nearly Every Top 500 Supercomputer Runs On Linux

Supercomputers are one of those topics that keep a large part of the world guessing as to their meaning. One thing everyone can agree on, however, is how Linux is clearly the most prominent operating system on these machines. With 498 out of 500 supercomputers running Linux, it is evident that this operating system provides the capability and security such machines direly need. The Era of Linux Supercomputers When Top500 …
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