online security

Adobe admits it's been hacked, customer information compromised

Oct 4, 2013
Hackers have gained access to almost 3 million customer accounts.
Posted In: Tech, Internet, Adobe, hackers, hacking, privacy, online security, cybersecurity

Even the NSA gets a Verizon bill with some surprise charges

Jul 10, 2013
The NSA may have been wiretapping cell phones, but they weren't getting that data for free.
Posted In: NSA leaks, Verizon, Google, FBI, online security

Should the NSA send you a check when they wiretap you?

Jun 17, 2013
Computer scientist Jaron Lanier has a market solution for the NSA's wiretapping needs -- and it involves taking out the agency's checkbook.
Posted In: nsa, data, online security

Is two-factor authentication the death of the password?

May 23, 2013
Finally, there could be an end to the agony of having to remember dozens of passwords as Twitter offers two-factor authentication.
Posted In: passwords, online security

A CES 2013 preview from a startup, and a mysterious Google security breach

Jan 6, 2013
The CEO of a Boulder, Colorado startup previews the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Google.com suffers an 18-month security breach from a mysterious source.
Posted In: CES, Consumer Electronics Show, Google, online security