Serious Mac attacks and threats

Two serious bugs affecting Macintosh computers can leave your computer riddled with malware — or even permanently controlled by a hacker. In one instance, security researchers uncovered a new vulnerability that lets hackers install adware like VSearch without ever asking for your password. VSearch is nasty malware that inundates your Mac with pop-up ads and…

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Samsung TV eavesdropping works like Siri

Samsung clarified its creepy privacy statement about its eavesdropping SmartTV recently, telling customers that there’s really nothing to worry about. The company said its privacy policy had been misinterpreted. Samsung says its voice recognition technology works similarly to Apple’s Siri, Google Now, Microsoft’s Cortana or any other speech-to-text service. “Please be aware that if your…

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Pac-Man 35th Birthday is Today. Lets Have Some Nostalgia

While any casual player of Pac-Man can recognize the franchise’s core four ghosts (red, blue, pink and orange), the Pac-Man Universe is teeming with ghoulish friends and foes that everyone’s favorite yellow chomping… thing has come across. And they all have different personalities, fashion tastes, and ghost success rates. Thirty-five years ago Pac-Man was released in arcades,…

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