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Snapchat Security Flaw
2013-12-27 13:14:46

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Security researchers reported finding a new security flaw in the Snapchat social media program - an app that allows users to send pictures to each other that then disappear in 10 seconds. For this reason, users often send pictures that are risqué, and hence value the anonymity while placing a great deal of trust in Snapchat’s security. While the photos may be gone in little more than an instant, the anonymous hackers that make up...

Gun Safes Not So Safe After All
2012-07-29 09:52:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A team of security experts has demonstrated that certain gun safes can be cracked open by a preschooler, and that the locks on some of these products can be bypassed using common household items such as a paper clip or an ordinary drinking straw, various media outlets reported over the weekend. Moved to action by the tragic shooting death of a three-year-old Washington child, which they believe was due in part to the...

2010-07-28 11:00:00

LAS VEGAS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today at the Black Hat USA 2010 conference, Microsoft Corp. announced that it will extend its Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) to include vulnerability information sharing from Adobe Systems Inc. Microsoft also discussed the new policy of coordinated vulnerability disclosure -- a reframing of responsible disclosure -- and introduced new tools and guidance that will improve online security for customers. (Logo:...

2010-06-16 05:10:00

Full Disclosure Network® Video Preview (9 min) WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran newsman and long time editor Ron Kaye describes the role of the Department of Water and Power and current city leadership that has presided over the rapid decline of the nation's second most populous city. From 1982 to 2008 as Editor of the L. A. Daily news Kaye acquired first hand knowledge of the inner workings of Los Angeles, a city that was at one time thought of as...

2010-05-10 05:10:00

FULL DISCLOSURE NETWORK(R) VIDEO NEWS REPORT WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Corporate turn-around executive H. Andrew Thornburg describes how the current fiscal crisis now facing the City of Los Angeles and the State of California is about to force elected officials and policy makers to change policies or face bankruptcy. Thornburg is featured in new cable TV and Internet series on the Full Disclosure Network® addressing the issue of a national energy...

2009-10-26 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network® is re-releasing a nine minute Video preview, online, of "The Prosecutor & The Presidency" Series and Forum covering how America investigates the Presidency, from Watergate to Whitewater. Available on The Full Disclosure Network® website at http://www.fulldisclosure.net/flash/Special_Series.htm featuring excerpts from a two-hour forum videotaped in Washington D.C. on March 6, 2000...

2009-03-02 07:05:00

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Parts Plus announces "Ready To Receive" full disclosure REACH and RoHS material data for direct link to your PLM, MRP or Compliance Management Software. As of June 1, 2007, the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemical substances (REACH) took effect in the EU with an initial named list of 15 Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC). Article 33 of the regulation states that if you ship a product that includes an...

2009-02-18 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Although a few companies are "morally flexible" about their disclosure practices, the work done by the security research community is critical for network protection. The necessity of this research has translated into the strong and steady growth of the vulnerability research market. While still divided on a few topics, security professionals and software vendors both recognize the importance of responsible vulnerability research, and are working...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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