What is the XARA Apple Hack and How to Stay Away from it

Hackers are scrambling either defend or exploit the new 0 day vulnerability released by 6 University researchers from Indiana University, Peking University, and Georgia Institute of Technology respectively. In a 13 page report these researchers have discovered a way to bypass Apples multi-level security and steal passwords from natively installed applications on your iOS devices. The best (or worst, depending on your situation) part? The researchers have been contacting Apple about this for the last 6 months, to which Apple has not responded with a patch. In accordance with Apples own policy the hack has been released to the public....


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Social Networks of the Future, Where are we Headed?

Just as fast as MySpace became a relic of the past, so too can Facebook. Will Facebook ever be decrowned as the leading social network? Yup. Well, I think so at least. Already, Facebook is losing popularity to the younger generation. Other social networks catered more to specific interests are overtaking Facebook's usability and features. Use of Facebook among the younger generation is on the decline. It all comes down to innovation. Social networks targeting specific needs and wants do it better than Facebook ever did. It's no surprise, then, that many are moving to these networks. Instagram is one...


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Killing You Slowly With Games: When is Gaming too much?

Gaming is an enormous cultural and generational phenomenon. Appearing relatively recently, games have swept the world. One may now attend massive E-Sports events which fill a World-Cup Stadium. Pretty impressive, huh? The same place that these esports are largest, however, is also where they are also widely regarded as detrimental to one's well being, mostly by the older population. In Korea, they even have Doctor's who specialize in rehabilitating people addicted to gaming. In a place where one can find a "gaming bang" (a place full of high-end computers capable of playing video games, often open 24/7) this isn't very...


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The Darkside of the Deepweb: the Blackmarket

Total and anonymous freedom such as that seen with the Darknet comes with some problems. The most notorious being the Online Black Market. On this notorious market, as many of you already know, one can buy literally anything...anything. I'm talking Ectasy, Cocaine, Marijuana. The problem arises when you add people to the mix, specifically minors. Downloading, installing, and navigating the TOR browser is easy, maybe too easy. This means pretty much anyone who can install an email client can also get onto the most notrious black market ever created,  including minors. Approximately two years ago, a teen was turned in by...


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The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your Information From the NSA (and Other Prying Eyes)

Hiding your personal information from the NSA has never been a better choice to make. I made the ultimate guide to protecting yourself from the NSA. This guide is for the most privacy-sensitive people. You don't have to adopt all of these things, of course, if you are not so sensitive. Instead, one may opt for a more semi-anonymous route. Anyway, this is a great way to defy the NSA! You'll still be able to do what you want, but make it harder for the NSA to get your info keeping your values intact yet sticking it the National Security...


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