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3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld
An open-source project has released the first free application for the iPhone that scrambles voice calls, which would thwart government surveillance or eavesdropping by hackers.
4 hrs ago | News24
Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.
7 hrs ago | China Digital Times
As advocacy groups note Beijing's increasing influence over the media in Hong Kong , and after recent violent attacks against Hong Kong journalists , the Hong Kong Journalists Association declared the past year the " darkest for press freedom" in several decades .
8 hrs ago | SlashGear.com
There are some things in this world you're better off not trying, and dismantling a microwave to make a stick-mounted weapon is probably one of them.
9 hrs ago | MSN Money
Is it possible that your next password might be as simple and subtle as the way you type or hold your smartphone? If you hate trying to fill out those CAPTCHA forms with Secrets are used to keep our stuff safe on computers; for nearly three decades now, that secret has chiefly been a password, or in security lingo, "something you know."
11 hrs ago | Wall Street and Tech
Knowing that a data breach can and will happen at some point, asset management firms can manage new operational and regulatory risk with a layered approach to cyber security.
15 hrs ago | Boing Boing
Keith Alexander, the former director of the National Security Administration, is filing for tech security patents related to his work running the NSA.
16 hrs ago | Reuters
High-level Chinese hackers recently tried to break into a key Canadian computer system, forcing Ottawa to isolate it from the main government network, a senior official said on Tuesday.
16 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire
A new flaw in the Android mobile operating system leaves the personal and financial details of users since 2010 at risk to hacking, a mobile analytics firm has claimed.
17 hrs ago | Forbes.com
As more and more transactions take place online and on mobile devices, companies are spending buckets of time trying to make sure their clients money-matters are secure.
19 hrs ago | Brandon Sun
Chinese hackers have infiltrated the computer systems at the National Research Council, forcing it to shut down its IT network for an extended period, the federal government revealed Tuesday.
19 hrs ago | Canada.com
But the Treasury Board says the NRC's computers have been isolated from the rest of the government's systems as a precaution.
City Council agreed Monday to spend $24,554 to get Brunswick tornado sirens up and running.
According to Columbia, Md.-based threat intelligence firm Cyber Engineering Services Inc. , between Oct. 10, 2011 and August 13, 2012, attackers thought to be operating out of China hacked into the corporate networks of three top Israeli defense technology companies, including Elisra Group, Israel Aerospace Industries, and Rafael Advanced Defense ... (more)
Dale Baker has an ADT home security system. He'd be at home when it would start chirping.
Bitcoin is a type of digital currency established in 2009 as an inexpensive payment method than can be used to buy merchandise and make transactions online.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration satellite data was stolen from a contractor's personal computer last year, but the agency could not investigate the incident because the employee refused to turn over the PC, according to a new inspector general report.
In 2014, cyber attacks and data breaches don't look like they're going to slow down.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:31 pm
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