Author: Chinmoy Kanjilal Google Profile for Chinmoy Kanjilal
Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. He rants occasionally at Techarraz.com. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.

Chinmoy Kanjilal has written and can be contacted at chinmoy@techie-buzz.com.

Clearly, the Swiss government will not tolerate any piracy claims from the Entertainment Industry, and the Entertainment Industry has to evolve to turn the tables on piracy in Switzerland.

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Ubuntu has released Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1, only seven weeks into the release cycle. The version is still in alpha and is meant to be a sneak-peek into the upcoming LTS release.

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Students at the Georgetown University have unearthed a massive network of tunnels meant to hide China’s missile and nuclear arsenal using online research.

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Decentralized ideas are drool-worthy. However, not all of them are able to add business value to the world. I really wish one of these projects give their better counterparts a run for their money.

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The UN is a worldwide organization, and this hack proves just how vulnerable it is. The collectives participating in this hack have exclaimed at the lack of security, at these UN departments.

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Cru3l Int3ntion has leaked login details for over 2500 Facebook accounts. The total list is 500 KB in size. Most of the hacked accounts have been locked due to repeated login attempts from multiple locations.

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YaCy: a Decentralized Approach to Search That Will Take on Google, Bing and Yahoo

YaCy dreams of taking over Google and other search engines one day, and it has a very simple operating model. Each peer on the decentralized YaCy network has its own curated index, and as it connects to the network, other peers on the network start receiving that index.

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With the acquisition of Whisper Systems, Twitter has also acquired security related IP on Android. This will help Twitter create a secure system for its users by integrating security in the Android system itself and minimizing intervention from the user.

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This HDCP hack is a cheap method to break a high-value encryption that the media industry spent a lot of money and put a lot of hope in.

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A year has passed since the unraveling of the hacks, and now the FBI has narrowed down the cause of the hacks to poor firewall configurations and unpatched vulnerabilities, especially in Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

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This is an Android application with $106,467 in bills for development of the Android version and $96,000for the iPhone version. The total bills come to $200,000.

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The data collection policy of Carrier IQ states ‘triggers’ and ‘metrics’ as two entities. Triggers are events on the phone that users can carry out. Unsurprisingly, the Carrier IQ test UI lists almost all possible events on Android as triggers. In essence, Carrier IQ is a rootkit.

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Anonymous Declares Operation Blackout Against SOPA

Out of the recent Anonymous warnings, very few have caused some real damage. Let us see how this “call to arms” turns up.

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The French Governement has floated a tender involving support for open-source software, and the contract is worth two million euros, operational for three years.

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People all over the world have expressed their concerns with open letters and petitions. Now, SOPA will face its first global challenge in the form of an opposition from the European Union (EU).

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