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You've told us which browser you trust the most...but what's the safest search engine? Have your say in our poll...
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Wise? Maybe not. Admirable? I think so.
Identify who is behind DDoS blackmail plot, and earn yourself a Bitcoin bounty

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Twenty-or-so years ago, Mel Gibson starred in the movie "Ransom". It was a fun bit of hokum, where he told the people who kidnapped his son that he wouldn't pay
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Governments can do good.
A positive story to go into the weekend...
Thanks to Edward Snowden, governments aren't looked upon very favourably by the security and privacy conscious. But they're not all bad.
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I've always wanted my kids talking through their (hackable) networked toys to an unknown computer/person at an unknown location and have those conversations stored indefinitely. And making my network more vulnerable while they're doing it. And now Mattel has made my dream come true!
Hello Barbie brings smiles to kids, nightmares to privacy advocates

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Privacy advocates are concerned that attackers can hack the new Hello Barbie doll and gain access to our children's most intimate thoughts.
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Don't want your unlocked phone left sitting by the sink - you do wash your hands after, right?
Kaspersky Lab recommends that people always set strong passwords for devices and for their online accounts.
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New EMV Credit Card Although the EMV mandate for chip-enabled credit cards went into effect on October 1, only one-third of merchants are using chip card technology
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Discussing online privacy, security and intellectual property since 2005.

Herbert (Bert) Knabe Jr. is a blogger specializing in online security, privacy and intellectual property. He has long been a fan of Apple computers and occasionally writes on their products. He has been online since the mid 1980's. He has been blogging on a variety of topics including U.S. policy and online privacy/security since 2005.

He has twenty years experience in the newspaper industry, initially as a production artist, then as a computer technician supporting content producers. This experience gives him a strong understanding of graphic production for print and web.

Photography has long been a passion of Bert's, and he was honored to have a photo included in the PDF version of the 2011 Plus One Collection. He specializes in cell and smart phone photography. He recently started a blog for the dual purpose of sharing his photos and providing reviews and tips for aspiring cell phone photographers.

Bert lives and goes to church in Lubbock, Texas with his wife of twenty years and their five children.

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Survived teen and young adult years. I'd brag about my marriage, but I've had it easy. My wife is the one that has to put up with me.
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