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Business booming for those who fortify homes

Apr 13, 2012
We hear a lot about the strain on the housing market -- but what about the barriers we put up to protect our homes?
Posted In: Housing, security

Credit card numbers stolen: Your guide to freaking out

Apr 3, 2012
Up to 1.5 million credit card numbers for Visa and MasterCard accounts have been stolen from the databases of a company called Global Payments. Plus, understanding evolution through evolving robots.
Posted In: security, Credit Cards, visa, mastercard, robots

Candidates use YouTube to rally, not persuade

Mar 20, 2012
Forget pricey TV spots. Political campaigners turn to YouTube for free and fast distribution of their political ads.
Posted In: security, passwords, politics, YouTube

Internet voting way too risky, say experts

Mar 2, 2012
Convenient, yes. Secure? Far from it.
Posted In: voting, security

Choose your numbers wisely

Feb 21, 2012
A lot riding on them
Posted In: passwords, security, privacy

Hacking into infrastructure systems to prove a point

Feb 20, 2012
Vulnerabilities exist as Congress debates cybersecurity legislation.
Posted In: security, SCADA, Senate, kodak, iChat, windows 8

Apple says it won't let apps steal your address book anymore

Feb 16, 2012
Now the apps will have to ask your permission to take your address book.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, privacy, security, Senate, cybersecurity

Encryption bug

Feb 15, 2012
This story is complex but it's also kind of end-of-the-world-y
Posted In: encryption, security

Google suspends prepaid card payments on Wallet

Feb 14, 2012
Security issue cited
Posted In: Google, google wallet, nfc, security

Path eats your address book

Feb 8, 2012
Go ahead and freak out, iPhoners
Posted In: iPhone, android, path, security, privacy, apps, ALL CAPS

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