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New Bar Demographics App Raising Privacy Concerns
2012-05-21 05:15:56

A new social app that can scan the faces of bar patrons in order to determine their ages and genders launched in venues throughout the US this past weekend, and it has wasted little time in raising the hackles of privacy advocates.

Did You Help Attack The FBI & Justice Department Websites?
2012-01-23 05:24:19

Some unsuspecting computer users may have been unwittingly recruited to help the hacking collective known as Anonymous in their Thursday attacks against U.S. government and entertainment industry websites, security experts have reported.

security
2011-09-10 04:19:45

In the wake of the DigiNotar threat, Apple patched their Mac OS X software to remove the Dutch certificate issuer from their list of trusted providers, while Firefox developer Mozilla issued an ultimatum to certificate authorities to improve their security or face being blocked.

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2011-08-07 05:48:50

Recent arrests of individuals linked to cybercrime in Scotland and the US have prompted AntiSec hackers to release what they dub the "largest cache yet" of data stolen from American law enforcement officials.

2011-02-07 13:05:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced highlights from its Third Annual Security Blogger Summit, held last week in Madrid.

2005-09-29 07:13:12

Google Inc. (GOOG)'s boycott of News.com appears to have ended quietly, less than three months after company executives told the technology news site that they would stop speaking with its reporters for a year.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.