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The iOS fix is in. Well, sort of.

Nov 11, 2011
Apple released an operating system update last night, which claims to fix a couple problems people have been complaining about since it came out a...
Posted In: apple, iOS5, security, Tech Report

Operation Ghost Click

Nov 10, 2011
If your computer's acting weird and you don't know why, who you gonna call? Operation Ghost Click!...
Posted In: botnets, FBI, security, Tech Report

Ever heard of KPN?

Nov 8, 2011
No? Your computer probably has. Until yesterday, the Dutch firm was on a relatively short list of companies that issue SSL certificates....
Posted In: certificates, security, Tech Report

Charlie blows the whistle on Apple, gets kicked off Apple

Nov 8, 2011
Security firm Accuvant Labs says it's exposed a potential flaw in Apple apps, which would allow hackers to take over iPhones and other devices...
Posted In: apple, apps, iPhone, security, Tech Report

Bono Mack committee to meet on data security

Nov 2, 2011
There's a meeting of the House Energy and Commerce Committee today to iron out some of the particulars of a security bill. Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R...
Posted In: bono mack, privacy, security, Tech Report

Biden walks a line on pursuing cybercrime and maintaining liberties

Nov 2, 2011
The Vice President spoke via remote connection at that same conference in London yesterday. He said, "The rights of individuals to express their...
Posted In: Biden, security, Tech Report

Obama issues executive order on security

Oct 7, 2011
President Obama is expected to announce a major executive order having to do with online security today. It's the culmination of a seven month...
Posted In: military, Obama, Pentagon, security, Tech Report, white house

Quick, update your HTC

Oct 5, 2011
HTC will release a fix for the huge security risk that we told you about yesterday. The company didn't give a full list of phones affected, but...
Posted In: gps, htc, security, Tech Report

HTC phones have big security flaw

Oct 4, 2011
Make that a gigantic, gaping security flaw. That's according to a new report from the website Android Police which says the vulnerability exposes...
Posted In: android, htc, privacy, security, Tech Report

Facebook adding warnings to links that may be malicious

Oct 3, 2011
For years, Facebook has been loaded with bum links that spread virally across the social media platform and take users to malware-infested site....
Posted In: Facebook, malware, privacy, security, Tech Report

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