Facebook Announces a New Oculus VR Feature: In-Game Ads

Facebook has announced it will officially begin trialing in-game ads in Oculus VR headsets. The company claims that this is part of an effort to “give developers a new way to showcase their VR applications.” The first game to be modified in this fashion will be Blaston, but other titles…

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Police Can Unlock Any iPhone With Cellebrite’s New Tool

It used to be trivially easy for police to scoop up all the private data on cell phones seized in the course of an investigation. The era of smartphones brought new challenges and new opportunities for investigators. While smartphones contain so much more information than the flip phones of yesteryear,…

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Google’s Spectre Fix Increases Chrome RAM Usage by 10 Percent

Most vulnerabilities in modern computer systems are patched without any noticeable impact for end users. That’s not necessarily the case with Meltdown and Spectre, which strike at the very heart of microprocessors functionality. A new round of Spectre flaws have appeared, but Google is in the process of adding functionality…

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