Topic: Security

CyberSecurity Shortage Threatens Rapid Tech Boom
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CyberSecurity Shortage Threatens Rapid Tech Boom

With the rapid development of technology and the increased connectivity of all things, aka, the Internet of things, one area that is falling drastically behind is cybersecurity.  In fact, there is shortage of nearly one … [Read more...]

Obama Proposes Plan to End NSA Metadata Collection
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Obama Proposes Plan to End NSA Metadata Collection

This week, President Barack Obama has outlined his proposal to put a stop to the bulk collection of phone metadata. According to a post on the Verge, the president’s proposal will ultimately end the NSA’s routine … [Read more...]

Sony is Making a “Cyber-Thriller” Movie About the Target Security Breach
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Sony is Making a “Cyber-Thriller” Movie About the Target Security Breach

These days, Hollywood is constantly on the look out for the next hit movie, and Sony hopes they've got it. According to NBC News, Sony has purchased the rights to a New York Times article regarding how the Target … [Read more...]

Google Follows Snowden’s Advice, Encrypts All Gmail Messages
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Google Follows Snowden’s Advice, Encrypts All Gmail Messages

Whether you think former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is a hero or a traitor, at the very least you now know that the National Security Agency has expanded the scope of its surveillance of American … [Read more...]

Snowden Calls for More Encryption During SXSW Discussion
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Snowden Calls for More Encryption During SXSW Discussion

Today during an hour long discussion hosted by the ACLU and the Texas Tribune at SXSW, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden spoke via web broadcast about the need for better security to be implemented by the services … [Read more...]

Another iOS Security Flaw Discovered
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Another iOS Security Flaw Discovered

Hot on the heels of news regarding major security exploits found in Apple’s iOS and OSX operating systems, it seems that iPhone users are still vulnerable to attacks. Even though the aforementioned security hole was … [Read more...]

New iOS Flaw Means Your iPhone is Ridiculously Hackable Right Now
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New iOS Flaw Means Your iPhone is Ridiculously Hackable Right Now

Do you sometimes connect your iPhone to public Wi-Fi networks? If so, you might want to stop doing that. According to Reuters, a flaw in Apple's iOS operating system could allow hackers or spies to intercept your … [Read more...]

Kickstarter Hacked Last Week
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Kickstarter Hacked Last Week

If you’ve ever run or contributed to a campaign on Kickstarter, chances are you got an email from the crowdfunding site this past Saturday. According to the message, Kickstarter was hacked last Wednesday, and the … [Read more...]

Online Protests Against the NSA Take Shape Today
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Online Protests Against the NSA Take Shape Today

Anger at the United States Government and the NSA’s surveillance practices hasn’t diminished much since former contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents last summer. Today, over 5,000 companies and organizations … [Read more...]

RoboCops: NYPD Testing Google Glass
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RoboCops: NYPD Testing Google Glass

There’s no question about the world-changing potential for Google Glass, and the barrage of imitative wearables sure to follow. But a new report from VentureBeat published yesterday reveals that Glass is currently … [Read more...]