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Major Browsers Block Kazakhstan Government's Fake Safety Cert

Major Browsers Block Kazakhstan Government's Fake Safety Cert

Google, Mozilla and Apple have blocked a fake root certificate issued by Kazakhstan's government to spy on its citizens' online activities. The government provided separate installation instructions for Android, iOS, Chrome, Firefox, and IE Web browsers. When those who installed the certificate attempt to access website using Chrome, Firefox or Safari, they now will see an error message....

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Yubico Offers Dual Lightning, USB-C Dongle to Secure Devices

Yubico Offers Dual Lightning, USB-C Dongle to Secure Devices

Owners of iPhones looking for an extra measure of protection when using applications and logging into websites can get it with a new dongle from Yubico. Its new YubiKey 5Ci, which retails for $70, supports both USB-C and Apple's Lightning connectors on a single device. The dual connectors can give security-conscious consumers and enterprise users strong hardware-backed authentication....

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How to Distro Hop With a Web Browser

How to Distro Hop With a Web Browser

Getting familiar with Linux up close and personal is easy to do with a free service provided by DistroTest.net, which allows testing without ISO downloads or local installations. Are you a wandering Linux distro hopper looking for a way to streamline the selection process? Are you a Windows or macOS user who wants to try Linux? Linux has countless distributions...

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Snap Unwraps $380 High-Tech Specs

Snap Unwraps $380 High-Tech Specs

With the announcement of its Spectacles 3 sunglasses, Snap must be hoping three times will be the charm. Unlike the two previous generations, Spectacles 3 has two HD cameras to add depth perception to the peepers' repertoire. "The second camera for depth should improve capture and the overall experience, if not add anything truly new," said Eric Abbruzzese, senior analyst...

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Samsung Announces Monster 108MP Smartphone Sensor

Samsung Announces Monster 108MP Smartphone Sensor

Samsung and Xiaomi have announced a new sensor for smartphone cameras comparable to those used in high-end DSLR shutterboxes. The new Isocell Bright HMX packs 108 megapixels on a three-quarter-inch sensor, similar to the sensors found in digital cameras that use interchangeable lenses. The new sensor could "enable smartphones to capture images that rival DSLR cameras," said analyst Charles King....

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