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British Airways says IT chaos was caused by human error

The boss of British Airways’ parent company says that human error caused an IT meltdown that led to travel chaos for 75,000 passengers. Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, said an engineer disconnected a power supply, with the major damage caused by a surge when it was reconnected. He said there would now be an independent investigation “to… Read More »

HP Admits Conexant Audio Driver Was Logging Keystrokes on Its Laptops, Issues Fix

If you think that by covering your laptop’s webcam and using your OS in safe mode will ensure that you are not being monitored via your PC or laptop, you should think twice. There are a multiple ways to do that and one of them is keystroke logging, which is essentially a surveillance technology to record the keystrokes… Read More »

HP Admits Conexant Audio Driver Was Logging Keystrokes on Its Laptops, Issues Fix

If you think that by covering your laptop’s webcam and using your OS in safe mode will ensure that you are not being monitored via your PC or laptop, you should think twice. There are a multiple ways to do that and one of them is keystroke logging, which is essentially a surveillance technology to record the keystrokes… Read More »

How Vine’s Entire Source Code Was Online for Anyone to See

Hackers are known to be notorious. They like to find out all the vulnerabilities that various sites possess and depending on their intention, they use this knowledge to either create nuisance for the website owners or inform them about the loopholes to help make the site safer. The makers of video-clip sharing site Vine, currently owned by Twitter,… Read More »

Instagram was down for a while, and everyone thought it was the worst April Fools’ prank ever

Instagram was down this morning, and it wasn’t very funny. The service was not only unresponsive on mobile: the Instagram website at one point consisted only of a “5xx Server Error” message. However, the problems seem to already be resolved, as both the mobile and the desktop version can be accessed. SEE ALSO: April Fools’ prank asks you to… Read More »

Egypt’s Sisi accepts Sinai jet crash was ‘terrorism’

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has officially acknowledged for the first time that the crash of a Russian airliner in the Sinai peninsula last October was a result of “terrorism”. He said the attack had been intended to damage Egypt’s tourism industry and relations with Russia. Russia has already said a bomb caused the crash in which 224… Read More »