Category: hacks

slicing the salami in the 21st century

According to an interesting story at Wired’s Danger Room blog, the FTC has filed a lawsuit against a number of “John Doe” defendants who stole…

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iFail – Apple drops the security ball – again

If you ask people in my office what they hate about me, one of the items that is sure to show up on quite a…

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return of the son of the attack of the killer PDFs

In the good old days (last week), you could feel somewhat safe opening PDF files as long as you had downloaded the latest Adobe Reader…

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an answer to your password problems…

As you know, the entire world was paralyzed a few days ago when Iranian hackers took down Twitter.  Rather than finding out what their friends…

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your emails can come back to haunt you…

You know those “private, internal emails” that get sent around within your organization, never meant to be seen by outsiders? Well, one day, they may in fact be seen – and this is an example of what could happen.

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you go, government!

According to Reuters… “The U.S. government is covertly testing technology in China and Iran that lets residents break through screens set up by their governments…

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software stops shoulder surfers

I just saw an interesting product demo from a company called Ocularis Labs… Private Eye uses the webcam built into most laptops to track when…

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protect your online info with a watch-Tapir

Last week, the big story in social media (and infosec) was the theft and subsequent publication of a whole mess of internal documents from Internet…

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