Builds 

How to build a computer

1 Determine the function of the computer. If you’re building a computer to use in the home office for word processing and emails, you’ll have much different requirements than if you’re building a computer for high-end gaming. The role of your computer will heavily dictate the components that you will need. Regardless of the final function of your computer, every computer needs the same basic components. Keep your budget in mind, too. If your computer will be mostly for office work, you could probably get away with a budget of $500….

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Security 

[SELFIES] Becareful or you could just get hacked

Everyone just loves the selfie, we see them on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. But those that enjoy to flash the peace sign in their selfies have something to be aware of. Your good nature, could also put you at risk. According to research from a team at Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII), cyber thieves can lift your fingerprints from a photo in order to access your biometrically protected data (like the info secured on your iPhone by the Touch ID system). But while it’s technically possible, biometrics experts…

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Android 

Newly Discovered Android Trojan Hijacks Routers

Switcher takes advantage of Android users to infect WiFi routers in ‘dangerous new trend.’ The most common way for threat actors to compromise a network router is to attack it directly. The other and potentially more scalable way is to try and get individual users to unwittingly do it for them. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a dangerous new Trojan dubbed Switcher that is designed to infect and hijack WiFi routers via compromised Android end user devices. The malware masquerades as two legitimate Android apps—an Android client for…

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