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The CIA has lots of ways to hack your router

Routers sit at the front gate of nearly every network, offering total access and few security measures to prevent remote attacks. If you can compromise someone’s router, you’ve got a window into everything they’re doing online. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2sfOHax

Instagram’s Archive feature is now available for everyone to hide embarrassing old photos

Instagram is releasing its Archive feature to all users today, after testing it with a smaller group of people last month. The feature lets anyone on Instagram hide their old posts without deleting them. If you go into the “… from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2rrgTpf

Tim Cook Says Apple Is Focusing on an Autonomous Car System

After years toiling away in secret on its car project, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has for the first time laid out exactly what the company is up to in the automotive market: It’s concentrating on self-driving technology. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2s5NhPO

The father of Android says it has ‘forced us to fight’ with technology

Here’s the big question for Andy Rubin, widely known as the father of Android: what’s next? The answer, in part, is that his new company is announcing an entire ecosystem of products that will work together: an intelligent assistant device for you home, a 360 camera, and (of course) a phone. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2rAason

The 10 biggest announcements from Google I/O 2017

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Third-Party Apps Will Need App-Specific Passwords for iCloud Access From June 15

App-specific passwords are set to become a mandatory requirement for third-party apps that access iCloud user data, according to an Apple Support email sent out today. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2pS6lOT

How to Secure Company Data using Android for Work

I’m excited to share this presentation I did back in October of 2016 for Better Cloud’s IT Live event! Google announced that starting on June 5th the default enrollment option for Android devices will be to create a work profile. In this presentation I explain how to setup Android for Work and also provide a live demo of how it works!

Amazon officially unveils touchscreen Echo Show

Amazon has officially unveiled its latest Echo product: a touchscreen device with built-in Alexa called the Echo Show. The device was extensively leaked this week, but is now available to pre-order from Amazon for $229.99. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2qVHNp5

Google Doc phishing scam spreads like wildfire — here’s how to spot it

The definitely not-legit email disguises itself as an official message from Google alerting you that someone wants to share a Google Doc with you. Notifications of this sort are common and often wouldn’t raise an eyebrow.  DON’T CLICK. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2qt8Ziu

NSA collected 151 million phone records in 2016, despite surveillance law changes

In 2016, the National Security Agency collected more than 151 million records about Americans’ phone calls, despite Congress passing a law the previous year — the USA Freedom Act — intended to curb bulk surveillance. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2oWWc83

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