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Comcast starts public DNSSEC trial

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Tuesday, Comcast announced a public trial that any Comcast cable Internet access user can participate in. And a year from now, DNSSEC validation will be rolled out throughout all of Comcast's DNS resolvers. Comcast will also be signing all of the domains it hosts, including comcast.com, comcast.net, and xfinity.com....
Comcast starts public DNSSEC trial

PSA: Kindle iOS app users should not update to version 3.6.1

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This one's coming straight from the horse's mouth. Amazon is acknowledging a "known issue" with version 3.6.1 of its Kindle app for iOS -- the company is recommending that current users avoid the latest update, which hit the App Store today. According to TUAW, the new version may completely...
PSA: Kindle iOS app users should not update to version 3.6.1

Get a $90 Mac app bundle for free

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The only "price" is your e-mail address and a willingness to subscribe to a newsletter. [Read more]...
Get a $90 Mac app bundle for free

Man convicted for hijacking ex-girlfriend's MySpace account

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After breaking up with her boyfriend of two and a half years, an Illinois woman began to notice obscene messages being posted from her MySpace account. One post included her contact information and a picture of her in a thong. Another read: "Need a blow job? My dad buys...
Man convicted for hijacking ex-girlfriend's MySpace account

Chrome Now Able to Open E-Mail Links in Gmail

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Prior to the Google releasing this feature, users had to copy an e-mail address or URL, open Gmail manually, create a new message and paste it into the message....
Chrome Now Able to Open E-Mail Links in Gmail
eBay fraud and me, the sequel: A pathetic end to the debacle

Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

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Like so many things that go on to have bit success, Yammer, the enterprise social networking company that was just officially acquired by Microsoft for a cool $1.2 billion, had an inauspicious start. At first, actually, Yammer was not intended to be a company at all. It was built as...
Memory Lane: Watch The Moment In 2008 When Yammer Launched As A Standalone Business

Twitter launches two-factor authentication, too late to save The Onion

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On the heels of the Syrian Electronic Army compromising a number of high-profile accounts—including those of the Associated Press, The Guardian, and The Onion—Twitter has introduced a two-factor authentication feature that should make such attacks more difficult. In a blog post today, Jim O'Leary of Twitter's security team announced...
Twitter launches two-factor authentication, too late to save The Onion

Apple freezes over-the-phone password resets in response to Honan hack

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An anonymous Apple employee confirmed to Wired tonight that the company is putting a 24-hour freeze on over-the-phone password verification—a step in Apple ID security that cost Wired reporter Mat Honan an iPhone, iPad, MacBook, several e-mail accounts, and two Twitter accounts worth of information over the weekend. The hacker was...
Apple freezes over-the-phone password resets in response to Honan hack
How a fake Justin Bieber "sextorted" hundreds of girls through Facebook

American Airlines iOS app adds departures, gate & seat changes on lock screen for Passbook boarding passes, more

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American Airlines updated its app for iPhone and iPad today bringing an enhanced Passbook experience for digital boarding passes, improvements for AAdvantage account holders, and the ability to chat with the airline’s Twitter team. Perhaps the most notable update, and something British Airways announced it will be adding soon to...
American Airlines iOS app adds departures, gate & seat changes on lock screen for Passbook boarding passes, more
The Loopt Acquisition Bears Some Fruit: Green Dot Launches GoBank, A Mobile Bank Account

Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

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In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice. [Read more]...
Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox

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The other day, I tried out Unroll.me, a clever new service that reads your inbox to let you unsubscribe from mailing lists and other unwanted e-mail flotsam with a single click. As I was about to connect my Gmail account, my finger hovered over the “Grant access” button. Wait a...
Wired Opinion: The Perpetual, Invisible Window Into Your Gmail Inbox
Fake Twitter followers go for $18 per 1,000, RTs for 5 cents

Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz

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The Wall Street Journal reports that more changes are planned for Buzz in response to user feedback, including the option to block conversations and other filtering features.Even as Buzz impressed some social media enthusiasts, it also angered some folks for various reasons — the most significant being that it’s a...
Google Plans to Add Filtering Improvements to Buzz

Pre-Order “Toy Story 3″ Tickets on Facebook

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Disney has created a new Facebook app that will let users buy tickets to see Toy Story 3 right on the site, while also inviting their friends along. The application is called Disney Tickets Together and is a brilliant example of social media synergy.The app, which works in partnership...
Pre-Order “Toy Story 3″ Tickets on Facebook

Wordle In Trademark Trouble, Seeks Legal Advice

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I have much love for Wordle. I’ve used the text cloud generator dozens of time for use in presentations, TechCrunch posts and random stuff ever since I discovered the tool. But as of yesterday, the application is no longer available, and the website only displays the message copied above....
Wordle In Trademark Trouble, Seeks Legal Advice

To reduce piracy, RapidShare throttles download speed for free users

arstechnica.com
With the government shutdown of Megaupload and voluntary disabling of file sharing at sites like FileSonic and FileServe, the remaining file lockers are naturally getting hit with tons of traffic. One such site—RapidShare—has decided to handle the influx by slowing download speeds for non-paying users, in an effort to...
To reduce piracy, RapidShare throttles download speed for free users
Box revamps API for easier development, adds 15 OneCloud mobile apps
Apple prompting users for security questions to bolster Apple ID security

Grab your own Goatse e-mail address for shock value

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A pioneering shock site has now been repurposed to provide amusing e-mail addresses for anyone willing to cough up $50 for an Indiegogo project. [Read more]...
Grab your own Goatse e-mail address for shock value
The Friend Code is dead, long live the Nintendo Network ID

Apple scrambles to fix AppleID security. But how will it restore iCloud trust?

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After being on the receiving end of a truly awful hacking attack, Wired writer Mat Honan explained how it happened in detail. And he was very clear about two of the parties responsible for leaving open major loopholes that let hackers into his digital life: Amazon and Apple’s security policies,...
Apple scrambles to fix AppleID security. But how will it restore iCloud trust?

Media Decoder Blog: Reporter Is Banished From Twitter After Post on NBC's Olympics Coverage

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A correspondent for The Independent, a British newspaper, said he was told that he was suspended from Twitter for a post including the e-mail address of an NBC executive....
Media Decoder Blog: Reporter Is Banished From Twitter After Post on NBC's Olympics Coverage

Move over @mac.com and @me.com--it's time for @icloud.com

arstechnica.com
Forget @mac.com or even @me.com—Apple is changing things up yet again when it comes to the e-mail domains given to subscribers. The company indirectly revealed on Monday that it plans to issue @icloud.com e-mail addresses to those using the mail feature of iCloud. If you are currently using a @me.com...
Move over @mac.com and @me.com--it's time for @icloud.com

"Find and Call" app becomes first trojan to appear on iOS App Store

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Find and Call is a malicious app for iOS and Android. Don't download it! Screenshot via Kaspersky Lab In case you need a reminder that trojans can still appear on the iOS or Android app stores, a new one has been discovered by the researchers at Kaspersky Lab. Published...
"Find and Call" app becomes first trojan to appear on iOS App Store

A kinder, gentler DRM?

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With Harry Potter fan site and e-bookstore Pottermore.com now using watermarking instead of heavyweight DRM on all the Harry Potter e-books, anti-DRM arguments are growing louder. Now the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), the organization that oversees the EPUB e-book format, hopes to create an industry standard for “lightweight content...
A kinder, gentler DRM?

Yahoo Mail upgrade crashes, burns

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In other e-mail news today, Yahoo Mail launched an upgrade that would make it “faster and easier” to use. Instead, when Yahoo Mail users tried to log into their accounts, they got stuck in a vortex of a unresponsive terms and conditions page or a failed message. As TechCrunch reported,...
Yahoo Mail upgrade crashes, burns

@facebook.com e-mail plague chokes phone address books

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The splash damage from Facebook's forced addition of @facebook.com e-mail addresses to users' profiles has carried over to phone contacts. Users who have given Facebook permission to sync information from the site to their phone's contacts have noticed that since the great e-mail address donation, legitimate e-mail address entries have...
@facebook.com e-mail plague chokes phone address books
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