Make anyone say anything; speech synthesis technologies are on the horizon

Putting words in someone’s mouth has never been easier!  Social and political interactions are about to get a lot more interesting, speech synthesis technology is in development by a company called Lyrebird and this opens the door to a host of interesting scenarios.  With only about a minute of spoken audio, this software will be…

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Updated Webroot virus definitions mistakenly target core Windows files

In an ironic twist, Webroot security tools have caused users to become less safe this morning.  A major bug has caused the security tool suite to start labeling core windows system files as generic Trojan files.  The Antivirus then placed these files in the quarantine chest, thus rendering the operating system unusable.  Thankfully the bug…

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iMovie, GarageBand, iWork is now free for all Mac and iOS users

As a gesture of good faith, Apple has released most of their core software for free to any users on their operating system.  These programs, iMovie, Numbers, Keynote, Pages, and Garage band are available at the App Store for free for all users. These programs were free to users who have purchased a brand new…

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Concerned about privacy? Try the new Brave Browser.

  With internet privacy recently being in the news, from the FCC deregulation, to the constant data mining of personal information from social media websites, you may wonder what the average person can do to protect themselves from the prying eyes of hackers, ISPs, companies, and the government.  Steps can be taken to make yourself…

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Malicious Bots floating around on the internet brick IOT devices

  The internet is becoming like the ocean, a wonderfully fascinating place full of wonder and places to explore and discover, but it’s unsettling in the sense that it has so many things that can kill you hidden in its depths.   That’s if you’re an IOT device.  Researchers have set up a honeypot (an internet…

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Eboxlab Develops new recovery technique to help you remember your previous life

  You know that old saying, that the brain is a hard drive? Well we just went ahead and recovered it.    Using super sophisticated techniques derived from top of the technology research implementing alpha wave sensors, chromatic abbreviation wavelengths, lightwave refractions, we were able to develop a technique to recall previous memories stored in ones…

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Pwn2own 2016 hacking competition reveals many security exploits

Chaitin Tech, a Chinese enterprise security firm held a hacking event in which competitors would hack popular programs and operating systems for cash prizes.  This event was held a year ago and featured over a million dollars in cash prizes.  The goal was simple, in order to “pwn” a program, competitors had to execute arbitrary…

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Set to hit the market in on April 21th

  The new Samsung Galaxy S8 has just been revealed today.  Samsung’s pride and joy phone is set to launch in less than a month, on April 21st, with a starting rumored price tag of $720. The US version comes with a 5.8 inch OLED 2960×1440 screen, powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa Core…

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IOT the culprit for the huge DDOS attack last October

Remember that massive disruption of service attack last October?  The one where major websites such as Amazon, Paypal, twitter, Reddit and Github went down for the day? Well it turns out an attack like this could repeat itself soon enough if the security of internet connected devices does not improve. After analysis, experts concluded that…

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