Topic: Security

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...]

Website Security 101: 3 Tips to Keep Your Site Secure
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Website Security 101: 3 Tips to Keep Your Site Secure

No one wants to be the victim of a hacker, whether it's an attack on your own personal website or one that belongs to your business. If you're in charge of a domain or responsible for any online output, then you must … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Notifying Customers of Security Breach
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T-Mobile Notifying Customers of Security Breach

I switched to T-Mobile on Friday, taking advantage of the deal unveiled by CEO John Legere at CES earlier this month. Today Earlier this month, news came out that T-Mobile has suffered a security breach, compromising … [Read more...]

Data Breach At Neiman Marcus Took Six Months to Discover
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Data Breach At Neiman Marcus Took Six Months to Discover

Six months.  That's how long it took high-end retailer Neiman Marcus to discover that their computer network was penetrated by hackers.  Turns out the retailer didn't realize they had been the victim of cyber crime … [Read more...]

Snowden Leaks: NSA Can Spy on Computers Not Connected to the Internet
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Snowden Leaks: NSA Can Spy on Computers Not Connected to the Internet

The deluge of details regarding the NSA’s surveillance tactics shows no sign of abating, as yet another document leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden has made its way into the pages of the New York Times. … [Read more...]