NYPD can’t count cash they’ve seized because it would crash computers

Despite multimillion dollar evidence system, NYPD have no idea how much cash they seize. sci tech news Continue reading NYPD can’t count cash they’ve seized because it would crash computers

The power of protocol analyzers

Network problems require something better than trial-and-error troubleshooting. sci tech news Continue reading The power of protocol analyzers

Mozilla checks if Firefox is affected by same malware vulnerability as Tor

Weakness in certificate pinning protections may open users to MitM attacks. sci tech news Continue reading Mozilla checks if Firefox is affected by same malware vulnerability as Tor

After 23 years, the Apple II gets another OS update

On 30th anniversary of Apple II GS, devoted developer releases ProDOS 2.4. sci tech news Continue reading After 23 years, the Apple II gets another OS update

Muni ISP forced to shut off fiber-to-the-home Internet after court ruling

Court ruling preserved NC state law that prevents muni broadband expansion. sci tech news Continue reading Muni ISP forced to shut off fiber-to-the-home Internet after court ruling

Verizon Wireless data meter accuracy questioned after $9,100 bill

Verizon waived bill after bad publicity, but many other users report problems. sci tech news Continue reading Verizon Wireless data meter accuracy questioned after $9,100 bill

Teenager uncovers route to free Web surfing on T-Mobile network

Jacob Ajit got free Web access just by putting “/speedtest” into a proxy site’s address. sci tech news Continue reading Teenager uncovers route to free Web surfing on T-Mobile network

Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now

Signal may be the most trusted messaging app, but it’s not perfect. sci tech news Continue reading Signal bug lets attackers tamper with encrypted messages—patch now

Chrome may have improved, but Edge still lasts longer according to Microsoft

Microsoft says its browser uses less power, lasts longer. sci tech news Continue reading Chrome may have improved, but Edge still lasts longer according to Microsoft

FCC Republicans refused to give Congress net neutrality documents

“Your refusal to cooperate… is unacceptable,” lawmaker tells Pai and O’Rielly. sci tech news Continue reading FCC Republicans refused to give Congress net neutrality documents