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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

Massive data breach in military medical records

Sep 29, 2011
It happened at a company called Tricare, which provides medical services for active and retired military personnel. The company admitted that...
Posted In: medical records, privacy, security, Tech Report

OnStar goes on and on and on

Sep 21, 2011
In a new privacy statement, the in-car navigation provider OnStar, says it will collect your tracking and positioning data even if you don't pay...
Posted In: onstar, privacy, security, tracking

Diginotar is now Digi-no-more

Sep 21, 2011
Diginotar shuts down. That's fast. Diginotar is one of the companies authorized to issue digital certificates for secured transactions on the web....
Posted In: certificates, diginotar, security

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