Pokemon Go gets a DDoS Threat and Twitter gets verified

Pokemon Go

Today’s Episode

Pokemon Go, who would have thought it would be such a huge hit. It’s so big, that hackers want to take it down. Now brace yourself, you will not have it for one day. I know, there’s some tissues in the bathroom. This is a credible threat. Hackers love to do Dedicated Denial of Service attacks. It’s the most common one used. Now, some hackers get more sophisticated in how they do it, but, they still do the same thing.

Great news for people on Twitter! You can now ask to be a verified account. Now, this might now happen to everyone, but, at least the process is easier. This might make more people verified.

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The Great Hack and the Government Want to Spy on Us More.

Hack

Today’s Episode:

It’s happened again. Another company hacked. A hack or hacking is a  factor in business. No business is immune to it. However, Acer was the worst. A tech company not aware their system was compromised is pretty bad. A whole year! The hackers also got a lot of data too. Businesses have a duty to protect customer data. If they want to be in business. Businesses need to take these acts seriously and beef up their security. Another shameful act is from the government. They always want to spy on us more. They claim its for our safety, but, they have never made us safe. In fact, they were powerless to stop someone from killing 49 Americans. The government is never going to stop either. They know little about technology and still do. It’s time they cared about the 4th amendment. It’s time they start acting like they care about too.

Find out more about what I say about these issues on this episode of Digital Coffee!

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Brewed up the best tech news and awesome opinion.

tech news, awesome opinions

On Today’s Episode

There’s a lot of new updates floating around today. Snapchat has unveiled it’s newest version of chat. This makes it easier for people to chat with each other and adds more engagement too. Snapchat is becoming the go-to for many young users and brands. Then there’s Instagram; they have their users in an uproar. The announcement of a change in their feed has made many users beg their followers to turn on push notifications. We have to understand that Instagram is a business. They are in it to make money. We may not like the idea of a Facebook newsfeed on Instagram, but, they have to pay the bills. The Facebook model is the most successful, so, that’s what they are going to do. Instagram announced a new update to their videos but that still did not quell the anger the users have for the newsfeed. Now users can shoot up to 60 seconds of video. That is quite a jump from 15 seconds. Instagram is trying to jumpstart their videos. They have had little success and photos are the most popular, but they are trying. Anyways, onto the tech news!

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