Prominent digital drug marketplaces knocked out in 1-2 punch

Two of the world’s most notorious “darknet” marketplaces have been knocked out in a one-two punch that officials say yielded a trove of new intelligence about drugs and weapons merchants that operate from hidden corners of the internet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/20/prominent-digital-drug-marketplaces-knocked-out-in-1-2-punch.html

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Microsoft fixes broken Windows 10 update that blocked Internet connectivity, broke DHCP

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Microsoft’s latest update fixes a problem in their previous update — one that knocked at least some users offline. If you’ve been having problems with connectivity, you’ll want to grab the latest update (provided you’ve got an alternate PC and a spare thumb drive, anyway).

The post Microsoft fixes broken Windows 10 update that blocked Internet connectivity, broke DHCP appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241069-microsoft-fixes-broken-windows-10-update-blocked-internet-connectivity-broke-dhcp?source=Computing

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A major Internet outage in Germany on Sunday was probably a botched hack attack

Nearly a million internet users in Germany were knocked offline for much of Sunday and Monday following what’s believed to have been a failed effort to hijack customer routers for the Mirai botnet.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/29/major-internet-outage-in-germany-on-sunday-was-probably-botched-hack-attack.html

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Sony Shears PS4's Price


Sony last week knocked $50 off the price of the PlayStation 4, putting the console on par with the $349 Xbox from rival Microsoft. A cost cut also went into effect in Canada, where the price dropped from Sony’s recommended price point of CA$449.99 to CA$429.99. Touting upcoming multiplatform games Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and Star Wars: Battlefront, SCEA CEO Shawn Layden asserted that there never has been a better time to pick up the PS4. Sony is delivering on its commitment to make the PS4 the “best place to play,” he said.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82595.html?rss=1

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