In October, security researchers discovered a major vulnerability in a Wi-Fi's WPA2 security called "KRACK." This "Key Reinstallation Attack" can disrupt the initial encryption handshake that happens when an access point and a device first connect, allowing an attacker to read information assumed to be securely encrypted. It's possible to totally defeat WPA2 encryption using KRACK, allowing a third party to sniff all the Wi-Fi packets you're sending out. Any device that uses Wi-Fi and WPA2 is most likely vulnerable to the bug, which at this point is basically every wireless gadget on Earth. Google and the rest of the OEMs are working to clean up Android's KRACK epidemic, and, on Monday, Google addressed the bug in the November Android Security Bulletin. A patch was posted this week to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository, and, at the same time, Google started rolling out a November security update to Google Pixel and Nexus devices. But if you read the bulletin closely, … [Read more...] about Pixel won’t get KRACK fix until December, but is that really a big deal?
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DUBLIN, Calif. — At the headquarters of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), 34 miles east of San Francisco, Sheriff Gregory Ahern formally announced on Wednesday that his agency had finally acquired two drones just one day earlier. Once approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which is likely to happen some time in 2015, the ACSO could become the first law enforcement agency in California (the most populous state in the United States) to deploy an authorized drone. The Los Angeles and San Jose police departments also have drones, but have yet to deploy them. Further ReadingHere’s the drone the county sheriff wants to fly over your backyard According to its own website, the ACSO regularly provides "patrols and investigative services to the unincorporated areas" of the county and contracts with some regional areas and cities, including the city of Dublin and the Oakland International Airport, to provide similar services. Alameda County encompasses … [Read more...] about County sheriff finally gets the drone he wanted, ignores privacy concerns
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Game detailsDeveloper: IO Interactive Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Platform: PS4, Xbox One, PC Release Date: November 13, 2018 ESRB Rating: M for Mature Price: $60 Links: Amazon | Steam | Official websiteAgent 47, the star of the Hitman series, is a man whose entire being is dedicated to one task. Every skill he has, every quirk of his appearance and personality, all of him exists for this singular reason: to find and kill any target assigned to him. He's the ultimate assassin. And Hitman 2 is the ultimate assassin simulator. Built on the work done on earlier titles by Io Interactive, especially the rebooted Hitman published by Square Enix in 2016, Hitman 2 is a singular destination for all the goofy, sneaky, and violent energy this series carries with it at its best. It begins unassumingly on a beach with Agent 47 creeping through the tall grass like in any other stealth game. Once you reach the opening mission’s seaside … [Read more...] about review: Accessible stealth oozing with style
Keen to try out Windows 8, but aren’t quite ready to give up on Windows 7 just yet? Follow this fun easy guide to get the best of both worlds. Creating The VHD To create the VHD, go to a run prompt by pressing Win+R, and type diskmgmt.msc. An MMC console will appear, and will have the Disk Management snap-in pre-loaded. To create a new VHD, click on the action button in the menu bar, and select Create VHD. Now you need to choose a location for the VHD file and set the size, which should be no less than 20 GB. You should probably choose a fixed size for best performance. Windows will then create the VHD, the progress of this can be viewed in the Status Bar of the MMC snap-in. Once the disk is created it will be in the list of partitions in the Disk Management console. You’ll want to initialize the disk by clicking on it and selecting initialize. Leave the partition style at MBR(Master Boot Record) and click ok. Once the disk has been given a partition style, we now … [Read more...] about How To Seamlessly Dual-Boot Windows 7 and Windows 8 (The Easy Way)