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bbotezatu While the world sleeps, Bob keeps tabs on emerging threats in the areas of PC and mobile malware. Before joining the AV industry, he worked at one of Romania's largest and oldest universities as network administrator in charge of SecOps and policies
Youtube Starts Taking Down Android Malware Demos
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I woke up today to Google's announcement of the Alphabet project. One day at the office and I go to sleep to Youtube's notification that one of my most watched videos (and the only one on my channel that made it to Neil Rubenking's Security…
Porn scam on Facebook makes thousands of victims, ruins reputations
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Oi what? Tried to watch some one on many action posted on Facebook? Now everybody knows this. If you see yourself in this story, chances are that you clicked through this week-end's Facebook scam and now your wall is a horrid display of world's…
Web shop? I call this bullshit.
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For the past two years, Lufthansa has been very close to my heart. So close that I would have taken one of their flights to work, although I'm living three blocks away from the office. Every business trip I've made, I flew Lufthansa and they…
First Look at the Ubuntu Messenger Bag
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I thought of buying the Ubuntu Messenger bag from the Canonical web shop for more than three years, but I postponed it mostly because I did not know what to expect from it. The only reviews I found on the web were Youtube videos shot in low resolution…
Aproape tot ce trebuie sa stii despre pasaportul biometric
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Primul contact cu un document electronic l-am avut în 2009, odată cu reînnoirea vechiului pașaport cu unul electronic. Am început însă să-l investighez îndeaproape începând cu iunie 2012, odată cu anunțarea introducerii celui de-al doilea…
War on Passwords? Come on, Google!
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A news report on Wired claims that Google is looking into alternative ways of authentication to substitute the good-old password. According to the same source, the password as we know is vulnerable to social engineering attacks and hacking, not to mention…
Quick note on the state of Java
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By now, you might have heard about the security bug that is affecting Java. If you've been living under a rock or if you just returned from a trip to Mars, here's a short run-down to help you understand what I'll be talking about next.
Nu mai difuzati Discovery? Si cui ii pasă?
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Zicea amicul Hazaparu într-un post precedent că situația iscată între RCS - RDS și grupul Discovery a fost prost gestionată. Aruncați întâi un ochi pe articolul original, apoi citiți mai jos.
De ce nu e Romania cea mai tare tara din lume
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Am asistat azi, secvențial, la a nu-mai-știu-câta zi de 1 decembrie, mare sărbătoare pentru suflarea românească. Printre discursurile politizate, premergătoare alegerilor parlamentare, oameni "de bine" care se înghesuiau la fasolele…
Zmeura de Aur Punct RO
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Dacă ar concura pentru cea mai mare gafă din istoria web-ului românesc, probabil că RoTLD ar lua Zmeura de Aur cum laude. Pentru cei din locațiile mai îndepărtate ale Terrei, care citesc botezatu.info în ediție print, miercurea asta google.ro,…