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  • Inside Facebook's brilliant plan to hog your data

    Companies want to get information about people -- their location, age, relationships, interests, preferences and much more -- because when they have that information they can offer more powerful, more monetizable apps and services and can make money with high-priced personalized ads.

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • 7 sneak attacks used by today's most devious hackers

    Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

  • True tales of (mostly) white-hat hacking

    Stings, penetration pwns, spy games -- it's all in a day's work along the thin gray line of IT security

  • So, a comic walks into a tech convention

    Go to a technology event or corporate meeting these days and you're bound to hear from a guest speaker. It's often someone like a retired politician telling war stories, or a new-age management guru delivering a thinly veiled pitch for their latest book.

  • National Rail Enquiries CEO makes the case for multi-sourcing

    National Rail Enquiries is one of the most popular websites in the UK, providing customers with a journey planning service, live train information and detailed information about the rail industry, including service disruption and station facilities information.

  • Evernote breached ? should admins be worried?

    It?s the email every Internet business dreads having to compose to its customers but last weekend Evernote became only the latest of a long list of big brands that found itself reluctantly hitting the ?send? button.

  • Long live the 'secure breach' era

    Every defense paradigm has a finite life span and the IT industry's breach prevention paradigm, which is based on perimeter technology designed to keep the bad guys out, is completely out of step with today's threat landscape. It's time to move on to a new era: the "secure breach" era.

  • 10 ways to get the most from your Wi-Fi-only tablet

    Much to the chagrin (and much against the ill wishes) of wireless carriers such as AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, people are buying Wi-Fi-only tablets. In fact, some studies have shown that in 2011 up to 90 percent of all tablets sold in the United States relied on Wi-Fi, rather than on 3G or 4G LTE.

  • How did hackers bypass Apple to access an iCloud account?

    It's incredibly difficult to get back into your own iCloud account or any other Apple services if you forget the password somehow, so how on earth did the hackers manage it?

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