Huge macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Logins With No Password

Macs running the latest version of macOS High Sierra need to be aware of a major security bug currently embedded in the OS. Users can log into the administrator account or initiate an escalation attack without needing a password of any kind.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/259613-huge-macos-high-sierra-security-flaw-allows-admin-logins-no-password?source=computing

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Salesforce Gets Granular


If you need an example of digital disruption, you can’t do better than the retail banking industry. A byzantine collection of rules and regulations plus the overhang of many legacy systems have conspired to prevent banks from becoming more involved with their customers. Even innovations like the ATM, which entered the scene several decades ago, only serve to distance banks from their customers. This leaves plenty of opportunity for upstart technology vendors to disrupt the applecart.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84873.html?rss=1

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Hands On With Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Elements 18

The overall layout of Photoshop Elements 18 will be very familiar to anyone who has used Elements before banner

If you’re not getting all you need from cloud-based photo and video editing tools, and don’t want to spend a huge amount of time and money on a full professional suite, Adobe continues to innovate with Elements 18.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/256597-adobe-introduces-photoshop-premiere-elements-18-lots-ai-hood?source=Computing

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Hurricane essentials: 12 must-have items to help you survive the storm

Are you ready for a hurricane to strike? What if you need to suddenly leave your home for a few days? Is your “go bag” prepared with the right essential items in case you need to evacuate to safety?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/07/hurricane-essentials-12-must-have-items-to-help-survive-storm.html

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BLAZING: 'Hyper Chariot' pods can travel 4,000 miles per hour

Need to travel 400 miles in eight minutes? Just hop in a Hyper Chariot pod, which uses roller coaster–type technology akin to the Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop train and will be able to travel up to 4000 miles per hour.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/10/blazing-hyper-chariot-pods-can-travel-4000-miles-per-hour.html

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Zapping your brain with electricity can aid creativity — but there's a catch

Need to make someone more creative? How about zapping their brain with an electric current? That’s the conclusion of an experiment carried out by researchers in the U.K. But it’s not quite as good as it sounds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/09/zapping-your-brain-with-electricity-can-aid-creativity-but-theres-catch.html

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Best Laptops for Photo Editing

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Photo editing on the road is always challenging, with the need for a high-quality display, fast graphics, and lots of RAM at odds with carrying a lightweight laptop. Here are some of the best laptops we’ve found for the road-warrior photographer.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/167185-best-laptops-for-photo-editing?source=Computing

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Hyperloop passenger pods hurtle along a test track in California contest

The ultra-fast Hyperloop transportation system will need passenger pods if it’s ever to become a thing, and teams of student engineers are hoping to create the capsules. A contest over the weekend brought together the best of the bunch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/30/hyperloop-passenger-pods-hurtle-along-test-track-in-california-contest.html

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Facebook's 'fake news' highlights need for social media revamp, experts say

Facebook’s struggles with ‘fake news’ underscore the urgent need for a new social media legal framework, experts warn.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/11/facebooks-fake-news-highlights-need-for-social-media-revamp-experts-say.html

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