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Zuckerberg fan page on Facebook hacked

Jan 26, 2011
Someone seized control of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook fan page last night and used the platform to propose a funding model similar to microfinancing...
Posted In: Facebook, hacking, privacy, security, social media

Fake Nigerian princes aren't all bad, maybe they're just bored

Jan 25, 2011
That's what Nigerian internet entrepreneur Oo Nwoye is saying in a recent blog post. She says the people trying to pull those email scams are not...
Posted In: business, email, scams, security, world

Facebook offers critical tool for people in Tunisia, and the Tunisian government steals their passwords

Jan 24, 2011
The Atlantic writes today about what Facebook has meant to protesters and how authorities have been messing with people's info on the site. In all...
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, security, world

Websites ditch cookies

Nov 9, 2010
The Wall Street Journal reports on the move of major websites to get rid of technologies that track users, like cookies. MSNBC, The Huffington Post...
Posted In: cookies, Entertainment, i don't like you all the time, privacy, search, security, Web Culture

You can't defeat Firesheep! says guy who invented Firesheep

Nov 9, 2010
On today's program, we reported on a new plug-in called Blacksheep that's designed to thwart anyone using the Firesheep spy plug-in....
Posted In: firesheep, privacy, security, social media, Web Culture

Sheep on fire

Oct 27, 2010
Sounds like the worst Kings of Leon song ever, right? But Firesheep is a big threat to your privacy, not your musical taste. We talked about it on...
Posted In: firesheep, privacy, security, social media

ZeuS imitating Conficker

Oct 15, 2010
There's a whole lot of tech jargon in this story that I'll spare you but the important thing to know is that the ZeuS computer worm, which has been...
Posted In: conficker, privacy, security, world, worm, zeus

Biblical clue in Stuxnet worm?

Sep 30, 2010
We talked this week about the Stuxnet computer worm. It's a bit of malware that attacks infrastructure system controls as opposed to electronic...
Posted In: government, malware, military, security

Soon, a trip to the airport might mean a skeleton scan

Aug 24, 2010
Yesterday, body scan images were in the news thanks to a handful of U.S. Senators who want to know why 35,000 images taken of people walking into a...
Posted In: privacy, scan, security

CAMERON DIAZ IS GOING TO KILL YOU

Aug 19, 2010
By "you", I mean your computer. By "kill", I mean infect with malware. She's going to infect with malware your computer. And by "going", I mean...
Posted In: cameron siaz, malware, search, security

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