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Iranian computers attacked by new malicious data wiper program

arstechnica.com
AlienVault Labs Iranian computers are under another targeted malware attack that wipes entire disk partitions clean, according to an advisory issued by that country's Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center. Dubbed Batchwiper, the malware systematically wipes any drive partitions starting with the letters D through I, along with any...
Iranian computers attacked by new malicious data wiper program
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Prepaid Google Wallet card provisioning put on hold while PIN-related security hole gets fixed

www.engadget.com
Remember that Google Wallet exploit from a few days ago? The one that would allow 'brute-force' PIN attacks, but only on rooted Android devices? Well, another PIN-related security hole was discovered soon after, putting even non-rooted Androids at risk. As Android Central points out, should your phone make its...
Prepaid Google Wallet card provisioning put on hold while PIN-related security hole gets fixed

Zynga Spent More Than $1 Million To Protect Mark Pincus From His Creepy Stalker (ZNGA)

www.businessinsider.com
Remember Vera Svenchina? She was a Russian amateur film artist that was allegedly stalking Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of Zynga. Apparently that was enough to prompt Zynga to spend a ton of money ramping up the security for Pincus. (To be fair, it probably wasn't all a result of...
Zynga Spent More Than $1 Million To Protect Mark Pincus From His Creepy Stalker (ZNGA)

Lock and encode your flash drives with BitLocker To Go encryption in Windows 8

www.pcworld.com
Losing your USB flash drive before a big presentation is a terrible way to start a Monday. Losing a drive that also contains valuable personal data or confidential company information will ruin your whole week--and maybe your career. Luckily, Windows users can easily hedge their bets against such disasters...
Lock and encode your flash drives with BitLocker To Go encryption in Windows 8
Cloud computing is entering its teen years

Apple releases Safari 5.1.5 with minor bug fix

9to5mac.com
Apple has just released Safari 5.1.5 on its website and through Software Update containing only a fix for a bug “that could affect website usability” when in 32-bit mode. The update follows a larger release earlier this month with Safari 5.1.4, which included a long list of Javascript, PDF, and...
Apple releases Safari 5.1.5 with minor bug fix
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?