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blackdog
1 day ago

Bleep is a messaging app by Bit-Torrent that just had the alpha go live for anyone who wants to try it out. It’s main selling point is that if you want to...

jackson
1 day ago

There was an announcement today that Google and Dropbox were starting something called Simply Secure to improve cloud storage security. What does Simply...

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TravisT
3 days ago

I’ve seen contradictory reports on whether there has been a breach of Google passwords. This is very important to me - I use Google services for everything...

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TheCount
3 days ago

A lot of people seem to think TOR is all about shady or illegal activity, which it is not although they aren’t entirely wrong either. What are some...

Tags: privacy, Tor, TOR network |
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MGaluzzi
5 days ago

The options for protecting against DDoS attacks basically comes down to a hardware based or cloud based solution. Hardware is the traditional way and if...

Tags: DDoS, security |
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Neal Weinberg
1 week ago

Over the past couple of years, my lineup of devices has shifted from laptops to an iPad and two Chromebooks. It's time to renew my AV subscription and I'm...

2 Answers |
TravisT
1 week ago

I don’t know all of the details about iPay yet, but in light of the fact that a lot of private photos on iCloud just became a lot less private makes me...

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ncharles
1 week ago

How can people prevent their private photos from being accessed by hackers?

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hughye
2 weeks ago

I have NFC capabilities in my phone, but I’ve never had a use for it so it’s always turned off. However, there are some efforts to use NFC in smartphone for...

Tags: mobile payments, NFC |
2 Answers |
ttopp
2 weeks ago

Not to delve in to the files that were stolen, but I assume most people have heard about the multiple celebrities’ iCloud account that have been breached...

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Google, Dropbox and the Open Technology Fund are supporting a new organization focused on making open-source security and privacy tools more user-friendly.
Among six major U.S. cities, CSOs are paid the most in San Francisco and New York, but factoring in the cost of living makes Denver and Chicago the best bang-for-the-buck places.
Apple's iOS 8 addresses a serious weakness that could allow attackers to hijack the wireless network authentication of Apple devices and gain access to enterprise networks.
Legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday aims to place limits on access by U.S. law enforcement agencies to emails and other communications stored abroad.
Two online advertising networks, Google's DoubleClick and Zedo, have been delivering malicious advertisements that could install malware on a person's computer, according to the security vendor Malwarebytes.
Google is turning on data encryption by default in the next version of Android, a step that mirrors broad moves in the technology industry to ensure better data security.
CloudFlare said it has engineered a novel way to handle sensitive encryption keys that allows organizations such as financial institutions to still use its caching service to fend off cyberattacks.
Samsung on Thursday announced price reductions and updates for its Knox security and management software for IT shops and a free My Knox service that is directly available to professionals using ActiveSync.
The breach of Home Depot's payment systems may have compromised 56 million payment cards as a result of malware that has since been eliminated, the company said Thursday.
Apple outlined its new privacy policy and set up a site to explain what information it collects from users and how it handles it, as the company enters new areas like health tracking and mobile payments that have potential privacy implications.
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