MasterCard  just  revealed  one of their brand new payment card that has a built-in biometric fingerprint scanner. Now while this card is just in testing, this card will allow customers to authorize payments with their fingerprint instead of pin or signature. This card is expected to go world wide by the end of 2017. As a procoution  this card will still be able to use a pin number as a backup. This is just in case you do allow someone to use your credit card, such as your spouse or child. This backup was also set in place in case...

There are a few new Nokia phones that are about to hit the market, the first one is the Nokia 3310 which will be a classic like handset and then there will be the Nokia 3, 5, and 6 which will be android based phone. Now we can only hope that Nokia will go back to its roots and will make these phones nearly understandable (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); HMD didn’t announce an exact launch date, saying only that the new handsets would be available in the second quarter of this year. VTECH’s Victor...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Recently if you live in the United States or any of the Five, Nine or Fourteen eyes countries  you know that your privacy is under great threat. I have also seen a lot of news lately about people paying or using bad or fake VPN services, I have also gotten a lot of emails asking me a lot of questions about VPN and being “anonymous online.” So much so that I decided to tackle on some of what I think are the biggest VPN myths out there. Before we jump into the...

GameStop Corp.  is now saying  that they are  investigating reports that hackers may have siphoned credit card and customer data from its website  gamestop.com. So now if you need another reason to stay away from GameStop here is the best one yet.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});     “GameStop recently received notification from a third party that it believed payment card data from cards used on the GameStop.com website was being offered for sale on a website,” a company spokesman...

Do we need any more reasons not to trust our government, especially the CIA. Well thanks to Wiki Leaks we now have just one more reason not too and it is called Grasshopper According to the leaked information, Grasshopper framework allows the agency members to easily create custom malware. The Grasshopper framework will automatically put together the components sufficient for attacking a Windows machine, and once the target is selected the framework then puts together an installer that CIA agency members can use to install custom malware...

As more and more people starting using mobile devices, more hackers will try to access these devices in order to steal the valuable data that is stored on them or just to wreck plain old havoc.  Apple, being one of the popular phone options, as well as tablet, and computers is no stranger to security vulnerabilities. The most recent vulnerability daubed CVE-2017-6975 was the latest to get patched up. This vulnerability   allowed an attacker that is within range to execute on the Wi-Fi chip using stack buffer overflow technique,...

Because your internet privacy is a valuable thing, valuable enough that if you live in the United States senators passed a law allowing for ISPs to sell it without your consent; I have decided to make this tutorial.  Now whom else can benefit from this?  For those of you that want to know how host and setup your own VPN, for those who don’t trust paying a VPN service to keep your personal info secret, for those that want to use Netflix through a VPN and the list can go on. But if you ever wanted to have your own VPN via a VPS then...

As if the NSA, CIA and almost any security agency hacking your electronics isn’t bad enough.  Now there is a new way to hack your smart TV. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This new  exploit was  developed by Rafael Scheel of cyber security firm Oneconsult. It uses a low-cost transmitter for embedding malicious commands into a rogue DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting — Terrestrial) signals. The attack exploits two known privilege escalation vulnerabilities in the web browsers running in the background...

Posted on Apr 1 2017 - 2:24pm by TekGuru
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If you just upgraded to new DDR4 ram memory you may be good for a while, for those still on DDR3 ram it will soon be time for an upgrade.  Now before anyone starts freaking out DDR5 ram memory will have a long way to go before it is main stream. The reason behind that is that  memory controllers in processors and SoCs need to be updated to support DDR5, and these chips normally take two or three years to design from start to finish. So at best we will be looking at a 2020 until main stream DDR5 public use since  the standard won’t...

Posted on Apr 1 2017 - 1:30pm by TekGuru
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Witcher 3 has undoubtedly in my opinion been one of the best Witcher games in the series. While I have yet still to beat all the side quests even to this day, the main story line is nothing short of amazing and of course the graphics are to die for. Now this game has sold about 25 million copies worldwide, and will probably continue to sell especially with steam sales. Now as well all know CD Project Red is known for taking their time on making games, as well as they should; but up until recently there has been no talk of a Witcher 4. (adsbygoogle...