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NSA chief asks hackers for help in securing cyber space - InfoWorld

NSA chief asks hackers for help in securing cyber space - InfoWorld | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
AFPNSA chief asks hackers for help in securing cyber space.
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Spoof tweeter accused of hacking

Spoof tweeter accused of hacking | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
The man behind a Twitter account spoofing a UK newspaper executive is accused of hacking, fraud and defamation in US court papers.
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Bisarbeat: Use of Technology in Olympic

Bisarbeat: Use of Technology in Olympic | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Bisarbeat: Use of Technology in Olympic: http://t.co/FWDvRVed...
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Cryptocat Increases Security In Move Away From JavaScript Encryption - Forbes

Cryptocat Increases Security In Move Away From JavaScript Encryption - Forbes | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Announced over the weekend, encrypted chat service Cryptocat 2 will soon be accessible only by downloading a local browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Beta release date is currently set for August 18th.
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Skype talks back to critics on security and privacy - Darknet

Skype talks back to critics on security and privacy - Darknet | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Skype talks back to critics on security and privacy. Author: darknet | Filed under: Security. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skype. Skype, once a feisty startup, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft, has been taking a beating ...
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Computer Security and Penetration Testing - CyberWar: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum | CyberWar

Computer Security and Penetration Testing - CyberWar: Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum | CyberWar | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
book paper news tool weapon doctrine scada vxworks protocol attack packet warfare military richard clarke robert knake national security threat (RT #CyberWar - Computer Security and Penetration Testing http://t.co/D3cyjJKC...
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phpmaster | Why You Should Use Bcrypt to Hash Stored Passwords

phpmaster | Why You Should Use Bcrypt to Hash Stored Passwords | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Obfuscating stored passwords is a mandatory security feature for any website. It's worth changing your password hashing strategy to use Bcrypt.
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Apple Is Said to Discuss an Investment in Twitter

Apple Is Said to Discuss an Investment in Twitter | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Apple, which has stumbled in its efforts to get into social media, has talked with Twitter in recent months about making a strategic investment in it, according to people briefed on the matter.
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Social Breach: Four ways to help recover compromised social media accounts

Social Breach: Four ways to help recover compromised social media accounts | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Though we protect social accounts with smart passwords, keep browser and protection software up-to-date, and despite all those compelling links ('Someone is spreading rumors about you!
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Black Hat: Wintel Flaw Remained Unpatched For Six Years - eSecurity Planet

The vulnerability involves the unsafe use of an Intel CPU instruction called 'sysret'. The risk is that if left unpatched, an attacker could have executed a user-to-kernel privilege escalation attack. In such an attack, the attacker could potential get system access and then execute arbitrary code.

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Apple To Release Mountain Lion On July 25 | TechCrunch

Apple To Release Mountain Lion On July 25 | TechCrunch | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
According to Apple's Q3 filing, OS X Mountain Lion will be released to the public tomorrow, July 25. The OS improves on the current version, Lion, by adding iOS-like notifications as well as improvements like Game Center and tweaks to the Mail app.
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Guest Blog: Accessing the Cloud Security Landscape

Guest Blog: Accessing the Cloud Security Landscape | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
By Tim Herbert, Vice President of Market Research, CompTIA
Amazon, Dropbox and Epsilon all made the news in 2011 for security incidents involving their cloud services.
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Hacker Will Expose Potential Security Flaw In Four Million Hotel Room Keycard Locks - Forbes

Hacker Will Expose Potential Security Flaw In Four Million Hotel Room Keycard Locks - Forbes | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Brocious demonstrating his unlocking tool on an Onity lock in a New York City hotel. The next time you stay in a hotel room, run your fingers under the keycard lock outside your door.
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Verizon has third data outage in a month

Verizon has third data outage in a month | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Updated at 3:06 p.m. For the third time this month, Verizon Wireless is experiencing data service outages for some users of its 3G and 4G n...
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salt - How can crackers reconstruct 200k salted password hashes so fast? - IT Security

salt - How can crackers reconstruct 200k salted password hashes so fast? - IT Security | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Great discussion about password hacking, started by @codinghorror http://t.co/sJa2Wmk8...
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Apple buys patent-rich security firm for $356, barely choking back evil cackles whilst doing so. « OMEGA-LEVEL

Apple buys patent-rich security firm for $356, barely choking back evil cackles whilst doing so. « OMEGA-LEVEL | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Apple buys patent-rich security firm for $356, barely choking back evil cackles whilst doing so.: http://t.co/9yr4ziEv...
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Yahoo confirms theft of 450,000 users' passwords

Yahoo confirms theft of 450,000 users' passwords | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Some 450,000 Yahoo users' email addresses and passwords have been leaked because of a security breach, the company confirmed Thursday.
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Global Payments: Data breach cost a whopping $84.4 million

Global Payments: Data breach cost a whopping $84.4 million | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Costs stemming from the theft of an estimated 1.4 million payment cards include investigation, remediation, and card-brand fines (#computer #security Global Payments, which back in the spring reported a data breach in which…
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With stock slumping, Facebook pushes new advertising format

With stock slumping, Facebook pushes new advertising format | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
San Francisco - As its stock continues to be battered by skeptical investors, Facebook is hoping that a new advertising format, called sponsored stories, may help overcome concerns about its future.
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How Cloud Computing Is Changing the Way We Use Internet Technology

How Cloud Computing Is Changing the Way We Use Internet Technology | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Local companies RightScale and Eucalyptus outline the benefits, including the ability to avert 'success disasters' for businesses (How Cloud Computing Is Changing the Way We Use Internet Technology - Noozhawk http://t.co/r1qE7X8Y...)...
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AAPT confirms data breach as Anonymous claims attack « The Daily ...

AAPT confirms data breach as Anonymous claims attack « The Daily ... | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Michael Lee. AAPT has confirmed that it has been breached, following claims by an Australian sect of Anonymous that it has broken into and stolen 40GB of data from the major Australian internet service provider (ISP).
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Simon Cousins » Dealing with viruses and other malware

Simon Cousins » Dealing with viruses and other malware | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it

Dealing with viruses and other malware[Updated on 12/29/11] It is very important to know how to react when a machine appears infected with malware or a virus. The flowchart and instructions below deal with five key stages.

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Sophos Mobile Security - Android Apps on Google Play

Sophos Mobile Security - Android Apps on Google Play | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it

Free anti-virus for your Android devices Sophos Mobile Security is a lightweight app which protects your Android device without reducing performance or battery life.

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3 Technologies From 'Total Recall' That Really Exist

3 Technologies From 'Total Recall' That Really Exist | Security And Technology From the Web | Scoop.it
Memory implantation, levitating cars and dream recordings are central to Total Recall's plot, but the technologies are actually real.
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