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Twitter implements DMARC standard to fight phishing

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Twitter has implemented DMARC, a standard for preventing email spoofing, in order to make it harder for attackers to send phishing emails that appear to come from twitter.com addresses. Twitter users are constantly targeted in phishing attacks that try to pass rogue emails as official communications from the company....
Twitter implements DMARC standard to fight phishing

EU Commission updates its "digital to-do list" with 7 new key priorities; emphasis on high-speed broadband

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As announced this morning by VP Neelie Kroes in a press conference in Brussels, the European Commission has adopted seven new priorities for the original ‘Digital Agenda for Europe’, which aims to stimulate the digital economy across all European member states and address many of its societal challenges through technology....
EU Commission updates its "digital to-do list" with 7 new key priorities; emphasis on high-speed broadband

Xerox Goes Up Against RIM in 'BYOD' Mobile Device Management

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The firm that entered our lives as "The Document Company" must reinvent itself again if it is to thrive in a world where paper is used less and less as the agent of transferring information. Taking a cue yesterday from Research In Motion, which last November set up a safety...
Xerox Goes Up Against RIM in 'BYOD' Mobile Device Management
Yahoo Mail puts on its spam-killing cape, becomes DMARC compliant

British intelligence agency is reportedly accessing NSA's PRISM surveillance data

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The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) in the UK is reportedly accessing information obtained by PRISM, the covert initiative created by the National Security Agency and FBI to monitor communications in the United States. The Guardian claims to have obtained documents which show that GCHQ has been able to leverage the...
British intelligence agency is reportedly accessing NSA's PRISM surveillance data

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, PayPal Go After Phishers With New E-Mail Authentication Effort

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Major e-mail providers, including Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are teaming up with PayPal, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more, to implement a new system for authenticating e-mail senders to try to prevent the sending of fraudulent spam and phishing messages. The protocol that powers e-mail, SMTP, dates back to a more trusting...
Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, PayPal Go After Phishers With New E-Mail Authentication Effort

Diving into DMARC: Can it really end spam, or at least phishing?

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As the publisher of a photography newsletter, and the recipient of seemingly endless spam messages, I’ve got more than one reason to be interested in any new spam-fighting technique. After the fairly disappointing results from initial industry efforts — Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and Domain Keys Identified Mail (DKIM), the...
Diving into DMARC: Can it really end spam, or at least phishing?

Free the green belt: a quest to map England's green belt

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Currently there is no open, shareable map of the national green belt and more importantly, with the current data, it's not possible to make one. Alasdair Rae explains the story behind the green belt data • Get the dataIt's widely known that towns and cities in the United Kingdom are...
Free the green belt: a quest to map England's green belt

Q&A: FTC Chairman on How Web Start-ups Should Handle Privacy

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Following the FTC’s release today of a massive online privacy policy framework, I had a few minutes to chat with FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz. I asked him about the implications for Web and social media companies that use personal data. credit: Win McNamee, Getty Images News For context, the conversation...
Q&A: FTC Chairman on How Web Start-ups Should Handle Privacy

Gorup-Payments Startup Payumi Poised to Launch After Seed Round

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The whole area of making payments as a group of people, whether it be for joint gift purchases (weddings), or even simple things like housemates paying bills etc. has been an area several startups have tried to tackle. ShareAGift in the UK focuses on joint gift purchases, but is more...
Gorup-Payments Startup Payumi Poised to Launch After Seed Round
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