I guess Im Hybrid Geek and Nerd — Im a GERD.. lol
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FBI makes arrests on charges of operating the illicit website Silk Road 2.0,
A day after Thursday’s FBI arrest of 26-year old Blake Benthall on charges of operating the illicit website Silk Road 2.0, Europol has announced a total of 17 arrests and the shutdown of 414 Darknet websites offering illegal goods and services, according to the Guardian.
The joint international operation, code named “Operation Onymous,” has seized $1 million in bitcoin currency, $220,000 in cash, including drugs and guns.
Law enforcement agencies from 17 countries were involved in the operation based at Europol’s Joint Cybercrime Action Taskforce headquartered at The Hague, Netherlands.
Troels Oerting, head of the European police agency’s cybercrimes division stated “We will go after drug dealers regardless of whether they operate in the physical or virtual world.”
In addition to shutting down Silk Road 2.0, the sting has netted websites located on the Tor anonymity network, including the sites Blue Sky, Pandora, Hydra, and Cloud Nine.
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The MPAA is Acussed of trying to resurrect the spirit of SOPA with the help of state prosecutors.
December 20, 2014 at 07:00PM
By Deepak verma
If you haven’t yet heard or read about what Wired first reported a couple months ago were all USB devices have a security flaw in its firmware, where the device’s basic functions, can be hacked in ways that are undetectable. Gizmodo explains what is required to fix it.
Easy installation steps. If you are planning to try it and install it as a Dual Boot, remember to back up your data first. You can download the Windows 10 technical preview from the following url: http://preview.windows.com
If you are looking for a method to “test and try” the Windows 10 Technical Preview and you do not have a test PC available; I found detailed instructions, from two very reputable sources, for two common install options. Even though these options are commonly used, it always the general-rule-of-thumb to have backups of your personal files and your hard drive readily available in the event trouble arises.
OPTION #1 (provided by the How To Geek): How to Dual-Boot Windows 10 with Windows 7 or 8 – You probably shouldn’t install Windows 10 on your primary PC. But, if you are going to, you should at least install it in a dual-boot configuration. You can then reboot to switch between your installed versions of Windows. Be sure you have backups of your important files before doing this. You shouldn’t lose your files if you follow this process, but a mistake…
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