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Some private information is very private indeed.
Adult FriendFinder, a website billed as a way for people to "find friends, sex, flings and hookups," has had a serious data breach. Millions of people who thought they were using a discrete service...
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+Rodney Wilder As a Winnipegger, I had a good laugh at that. Bravo.
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Your new super-password! So long as you don't mind the electrodes...
Researchers found that brains react to acronyms in a way that's unique to each individual. Ready to slap some electrodes on your head?
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South Korea gives the nanny state an Orwellian slant.
Parents can't opt out, regardless of any privacy concerns. Let's hope they don't get hit by an mSpy-esque data breach.
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I'm pretty sure those kids will remove the Spyware..
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Anyone can vote, from anywhere in the world...and we'd love you to vote for us.
We've been nominated, Dear Readers, in two categories in the European Security Blogger Awards. Anyone can vote...and we'd love you to vote for us: Naked Security for "Best Blog" and the Chet Ch...
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"Baton Bob" told his Facebook followers that the Atlanta police officer who dealt with him was "very respectful and gracious to me even in handcuffs."... Except he didn't actually write the post.
Baton Bob alleged that police forced him to hand over his login before they posted a positive Facebook post about how they treated him during an arrest.
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A 3D-printed robot that can crack a combination lock in just 30 seconds by twiddling the dial all by itself...
Back in 2005, a youngster called Samy Kamkar wrote a JavaScript virus for MySpace. This time, he's made a DIY lock-picking robot - and you can make one too, if you like.
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But that removes all the fun, bit like putting a hacking framework together in a way so people who do not know how to do it can blunder aimlessly.

Nice but, will only get abused more than not as limited practical use.

But many mechanical locks have flaws by deign and tolerances used.  You get what you pay for.
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Finally, an article about encryption we can all understand.
Businesses often don't realise why encryption is important, and how they can use it to protect their data. The latest in our Practical IT series tells you what encryption is and how you can use it ...
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Better call Saul?
The latest visual meme in ransomware comes from a cult TV show...about ficticious crooks. Paul Ducklin walks you through "PolloCrypt," more correctly known as Troj/LPoLock-A...
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It's taken six years but he's finally on Twitter. Now you're on it, Mr President, here's some handy tips keeping @POTUS all POTUS. 
Let's make sure that highly valuable account stays all you, all the time, without anyone else getting their mitts on it - at least, until somebody else becomes POTUS!
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A collection of 65 advocacy organisations from around the world have published an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg regarding Internet.org, net neutrality, privacy, and security.
A collection of 65 advocacy organisations from around the world have published an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg about Internet.org, calling it a walled garden for the world's poorest people.
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Oh Uber.
Password resets are a necessary evil, but they're best avoided however they are done. And you don't get to use the word "hacked" if you use and reuse weak passwords!
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Victims of spyware on their phones and now victims of a hack of their data.
The biggest victims of the mSpy 'hack' are likely to be those who were unaware their sensitive data was being logged in the first place.
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