Summary of the Cool IT News after Valentine´s day is here for you. We'll look on taxes in cryptocurrencies, dangerous Huawei, or Chrome's resistance to HTTP.
Don´t use the Huawei!
FBI, CIA and even NSA experts alert US citizens about Huawei phones. The reason is that this Chinese company, which is directly connected to local political leaders, can spy users and provide sensitive security information to the Chinese government, thanks to the advanced technologies used in these phones. So, if you have Huawei, the trash is only one solution! More information
Arizona is considering a payment of taxes by cryptocurrencies
Imagine that you will pay the taxes by transferring the BTC or even XVG. Great, huh? And that could be music of future in Arizona. The proposal of Republican Jeff Wenner has woken up a lot of interest, and Arizona maybe become one of the pioneers in the field very soon (Chiasso in Switzerland can be paid up taxes by cryptocurrencies to CHF 250). Good luck! More information
Chrome against HTTP
Unsecured web, this is often a waved phrase. HTTPS support and adaptation has grown up massively over recent years, and there is no reason to continue using simple HTTP. The Chrome development team is also aware of this. That is why they will begin to indicate HTTP sites as unsecured from July. Perhaps lazy admins will be forced to faster transition to modern technology. More information
Leak in KDE
A relatively curious, but quite fundamental error was found in KDE. If you attach a disk called simulation shell command, it will be automatically execute. The error is fixed by KDE Plasma Workspace 5.12.0. update. More information
iBoot code was published
The source code of one of the iOS key components, iBoot, appeared on the Internet. This is version 9, however the current version is 11.2.5, but it can be assumed that most of the code will be the same. So beware of the fact that the code is now a hot item and a variety of experts are looking for usable vulnerabilities. More information
News from Coolhousing
Professional Mining Housing
The high performance, space, electricity and cooling in particular. These are basic, but not all variables that have to be taken into mind, when you want to mine any cryptocurrency. If you already invested a lot of money in the mining rig, then the mining machine care, services and an environment, where the machine is located, should be on the professional level. Only this way, all operating and maintenance costs can be optimized to bring the desired, invested fruit. More information
Author: Jirka Dvořák