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Your smartphone can be part of a botnet

Jan 21, 2011
Botnets are big networks of zombie computers - when your computer has been infected with some kind of malware that will allow someone to take...
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"Max Lols" - a new term for you to learn

Jan 19, 2011
So last summer someone hacked into a database at AT&T and made off with well over 100,000 emails of iPad customers. Personal email addresses to...
Posted In: gadgets, Law, max lols, privacy, vocabulary
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California city thinking of putting DUI offenders on Facebook

Jan 18, 2011
Huntington Beach, California is ranked first in the state for alcohol-related driving deaths. Now councilman Devin Dwyer wants to take a bold step:...
Posted In: Facebook, government, Law, privacy, social media
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Facebook backtracks on data sharing

Jan 18, 2011
Just before the weekend, Facebook rolled out new functionality that allowed third party app developers to ask users for their address and mobile...
Posted In: business, Facebook, privacy, social media
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State Department to invest $30 million in internet freedom

Jan 11, 2011
On our show this morning we talked about the Justice Department trying to take down Wikileaks. But at the same time, the State Department is making...
Posted In: government, Iran, privacy, Web Culture, wikileaks, world
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Arr matey! Pirates can easily access Mac app store

Jan 7, 2011
Well, that was quick. Within a day of Apple's launching the app store for Mac, software pirates have found a way to hack in....
Posted In: apple, apps, arr matey, business, mac, pirates, privacy, Web Culture
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Hotmail emails vanish

Jan 3, 2011
Usually the only time I think about Hotmail is when I'm admonishing my wife to drop her clunky old Hotmail account and switch over to something...
Posted In: hotmail, Microsoft, privacy, Web Culture
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Haikuleaks. Or Wikihaiku.

Dec 29, 2010
We first spotted this over at Waxy.org, Andy Baio's highly recommended web site. Some French guys ran the texts of the Wikileaked cables through a...
Posted In: Entertainment, government, haiku, privacy, Web Culture, wikileaks
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Apple and app developers sued for tracking people

Dec 28, 2010
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on apps tracking smartphone users - apps had access to people's unique device identifiers - it's like a...
Posted In: apple, pandora, privacy, social media
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Man reads wife's email, now faces five years in prison

Dec 27, 2010
Leon Walker snooped in his wife's Gmail account - used her password, logged on and started reading. From the Detroit Free Press:...
Posted In: email, Gmail, government, Law, privacy

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