Australian Peter Nash, 42, pled guilty in a US District Court last week to charges of conspiracy to commit narcotics trafficking and money laundering. Both charges come from Nash's one-time role within the Silk Road online drug marketplace.
A new build of Windows 10, number 10036, appears to have somehow found its way beyond Redmond's firewalls, and folks running it report it has all manner of interesting additions.
The main eyebrow-raiser is a new dialog titled “Choose how you download updates” that offers an option to “Download apps and OS updates from multiple sources to get them more quickly”.
Turning that option On then delivers options to “Download apps from Microsoft and: PCs on my local network; PCs on my local network, and PCs on the Internet”.
It has become a familiar pattern: The computer system of a big American company is breached, the personal information of tens of millions of customers is stolen and a public outcry ensues. Rarely are the thieves caught.
But last summer’s attack on JPMorgan Chase — which resulted in hackers gaining access to email addresses and phone numbers for 83 million households and small businesses — may break that pattern of investigative dead ends in large corporate breaches.
Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce “end to end encryption” for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers.
The Internet giant demonstrated new security and safety features for its email service at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, ramping up efforts to boost privacy since the 2013 revelations about government surveillance.
No, that wasn't a typo, and the image isn't a trick. What looks like an ordinary HDD, which could fit into a drive bay on your PC, actually holds 10 terabytes of data. It's not meant for your PC, though. Its destination is your datacenter.
This drive, better known as the 10TB SMR HelioSeal HDD, has been in the works since September 2014. At the show, sources close to the company said it would be shipping in the second quarter of 2015. To access these drives from Linux, a new device manipulation library had to be added: libzbc.