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Dutch officials impound Steve Jobs' 'iYacht' after alleged missed payments
The 'Prince of Spam' linked to the biggest DDoS attack in history

How Cybersleuths Took Down Spam King Grum

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Governments, researchers and private companies are working overtime to root out spam from the Internet. Today brings good news: Grum, a botnet responsible for 18% of all spam, is no more. Here's how a team of crack cybersleuths took down the world's third-largest spammer. The search-and-destroy stories that surface when...
How Cybersleuths Took Down Spam King Grum

WhatsApp violates privacy laws, Canadian and Dutch authorities say

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The popular cross-platform mobile instant messenger contravened Canadian and Dutch data and privacy laws over the requirement to upload users' phone numbers. [Read more]...
WhatsApp violates privacy laws, Canadian and Dutch authorities say

Online Privacy: The Opt-Out Revolution Is Almost Here

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What if two-thirds of the people on the Web were invisible, secretly visiting websites and searching for products and services while leaving Internet giants like Google and Facebook in the dark about what they were doing? With no information on those people's activities, there could be no targeted advertising for...
Online Privacy: The Opt-Out Revolution Is Almost Here

Boot up: WhatsApp privacy bust, iOS parents, H.265 comes closer, and more

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Plus Mayer's plans for Yahoo (redux), the challenge of Office365 for CIOs, AppleTV gets Bluetooth, Samsung's commission payments and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWhatsApp breaches privacy laws >> CBC NewsThe popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp breaches Canadian and...
Boot up: WhatsApp privacy bust, iOS parents, H.265 comes closer, and more

Canada and Dutch authorities claim WhatsApp violates international privacy laws, reforms being made

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WhatsApp, the popular mobile messaging service, has been accused of violating international privacy laws over its handling of personal information. In a collaborative investigation by Canadian and Dutch data privacy officials, it was determined that app users “do not have a choice to use the app without granting access to...
Canada and Dutch authorities claim WhatsApp violates international privacy laws, reforms being made

Spanish police say DDoS suspect used a van as a mobile office

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The man suspected of participating in a large DDoS attack on an antispam organization that caused intermittent Internet hiccups drove around Spain in a van he used as a mobile office, Spain's Interior Ministry said Sunday.The van was equipped with "various antennas" that were used to scan frequencies, the...
Spanish police say DDoS suspect used a van as a mobile office

Steve Jobs' yacht: The anatomy of a news cycle

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The story rose and sank in less than a week FORTUNE -- It was, in many ways, the perfect Apple-in-the-post-Steve-Jobs-era yarn, although in truth it had nothing to do with Apple (AAPL) and not much to do with Jobs. On Friday, Reuters reported that the 260-foot aluminum yacht that Jobs...
Steve Jobs' yacht: The anatomy of a news cycle

Feds shut down three Android pirated apps sites, more to come?

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In a press release today, the US Department of  Justice said it had seized three domains associated with pirating and distributing Android apps. The three seized domain names – applanet.net, appbucket.net and snappzmarket.com – are in the custody of the federal government and signs are now posted from the FBI, below: “Software apps have...
Feds shut down three Android pirated apps sites, more to come?

Steve Jobs' Yacht Released After Security Deposit Posted

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Last Friday, we noted that the Jobs family's new yacht had been impounded by Dutch authorities as a result of a dispute over the design fee to be paid to famed French designer Philippe Starck. Starck had claimed that he was due to be paid €9 million for designing the...
Steve Jobs' Yacht Released After Security Deposit Posted
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