Donation Site Patreon Hacked

Patreon allows people to support artists with donations.  The site suffered a security breach but the admins say everything is hashed (except email addr and names) and no CC numbers are stored there.  Users should change their passwords just to be safe.

T-Mobile Users Beware

A breach at Experian, a credit company used by T-Mobile, could have put 15 million user’s data at risk.

Peeple, the “rate everyone” app

Anyone will be able to “rate” you using this app, and all these will be publicly available including summaries and scores.

StageFright 2.0

The next phase of exploiting a vulnerable library (StageFright) could happen via the mobile browser.

Microsoft vs. Google Patent War is Over

No one knows who won, but MS and GooG have dismissed all patent lawsuits between the two.

El Capitan, Root is no longer Root

*Nix users are used to being all powerful on the OS, but that is no longer true with the latest OS X by default.

OS X El Capitan Released Today, Incompatible with Office 2016

If you decide to install El Capitan today, your Office for the Mac 2016 will be unstable.

Truecrypt flaw included in derivatives

Versacrypt has fixed the flaw found in the children of Truecrypt.

Microsoft on Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

Graham Cluley describes Microsoft’s Windows 10 response to privacy concerns.

Potential Credit Card Info Theft at Hilton Properties

If you’ve stayed at a Hilton resort, you might want to review this story.