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Blippy And Credit Card Numbers

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Today someone discovered a Google search that displayed the credit card numbers of 4 Blippy users.   The situation was quickly resolved and the numbers were removed from Google. Blippy sincerely apologizes to those 4 users and we have reached out to them.  We will do what it takes...
Blippy And Credit Card Numbers

LinkedIn wins dismissal of lawsuit over massive password breach

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Professional social networking service LinkedIn won the dismissal of a lawsuit seeking damages on behalf of premium users who had their log-in passwords exposed as a result of a security breach of the company's servers last year....
LinkedIn wins dismissal of lawsuit over massive password breach
LulzSec hacker pleads guilty in Sony PSN security breach case

Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?

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(Photo: NJ Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen) Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest were hacked this week, after a security breach at customer-service provider Zendesk allowed a hacker to access user email addresses at the three social media companies. [Wired] Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book marketing plans include “Lean in Circles,” in which women...
Booting Up: Nevada Legalizes Online Gambling, Is New Jersey Next?
PlayStation Network hacker sentenced to year in prison

Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

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Filed under: SecurityWe first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers...
Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

Under attack: councils must improve their digital security

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2011 was a year of security breaches, and 2012 has already seen a rise in hacking attacks. How can your council prepare?A succession of public reports characterised 2011 as the year of the security breach. The studies showed both public and private sector organisations how decisions made in the world...
Under attack: councils must improve their digital security

Evernote 5.0 for Android Adds Shortcuts, Photo Features

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Evernote released a major update to its Android app today, bringing a revamped design and more camera-related features to the note-taking app. Evernote 5.0 is available now from the Google Play store, and offers a new Multi-shot Camera mode that allows you to take multiple pictures at once and save...
Evernote 5.0 for Android Adds Shortcuts, Photo Features

Apple Building 2TB Solid State Drives for Next Mac Pro Release?

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Apple may be developing a two terabyte solid state drive for inclusion in the next Mac Pro according to an unconfirmed report by Bright Side Of News. Apple has said a new Mac Pro should arrive sometime in 2013, though it's unknown exactly when Intel's new processors will arrive, leaving...
Apple Building 2TB Solid State Drives for Next Mac Pro Release?

How long ago did the Last.fm security breach happen?

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According to a new report, the passwords might have been compromised several months ago, but the issue remained undetected. [Read more]...
How long ago did the Last.fm security breach happen?
Hacker holds Romney tax returns ransom for $1M in Bitcoins
Nationwide Insurance uses lawyers to protect details of October security breach
Feds need to put the fizz in FISMA
Zendesk hacked: Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr users were affected
Evernote: so useful, even malware loves it

Dropbox hires third-party firm to look into security breach

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Cloud storage provider Dropbox has faced a security breach on Tuesday, where users' accounts received spam messages. The users report that Dropbox may have leaked the addresses themselves, since the claim to have made up ones solely for use with the service. Dropbox has hired a third party to investigate...
Dropbox hires third-party firm to look into security breach

New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

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The F.B.I. may have snagged LulzSec by turning top hacker Sabu (Hector Xavier Monsegur) but if they thought that would put paid to hacking groups looking to make their bones, they were wrong. Welcome The Consortium, and their filleting of the porn site, Digital Playground. The Consortium didn't just...
New Hackers ‘The Consortium’ Introduce Themselves With Hack of Porn Site Digital Playground

Dropbox says no evidence of hack in investigation of spam

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Dropbox's ongoing investigation into a possible security breach has not produced any evidence that its systems have been infiltrated, according to an update Friday to the company's user forum....
Dropbox says no evidence of hack in investigation of spam

The Circuit: Pandora talks radio royalties, LinkedIn hit with security breach, Nasdaq plans to compensate firms over Facebook

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Pandora talks radio royalties:Pandora’s founder was on the Hill today arguing to the House subpanel on communications and technology that the whole radio royalties system is outdated. In his testimony, Pandora’s Tim Westergren said that Congress must establish fair royalties for all music providers — including those on the...
The Circuit: Pandora talks radio royalties, LinkedIn hit with security breach, Nasdaq plans to compensate firms over Facebook

Here's How To Change Your LinkedIn Password After Today's Security Breach (LNKD)

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News broke this morning that LinkedIn may have lost about 6.5 million passwords in a security breach. LinkedIn says it's looking into the matter. But in the meantime, we suggest you play it safe and change your password. If you use the same password on other services, we suggest changing...
Here's How To Change Your LinkedIn Password After Today's Security Breach (LNKD)
ICANN re-opens application system for generic top-level domains

Barnes & Noble Hacked In 63 Branches

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Barnes & Noble has suffered a serious security breach in 63 of its shops. Payment readers were fitted with a bug, which has harvested details of customers' credit cards. The firm discovered the breach over six weeks ago, but has kept the matter quiet at the behest of the Justice...
Barnes & Noble Hacked In 63 Branches
Bitcoinica users sue for $460k in lost Bitcoins

Chinese Online Retailer Probes Breach

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Chinese online retailer Yihaodian, which is backed by Wal-Mart, is probing a possible security breach, in what appeared to be the latest attempt to steal consumer data in China's growing e-commerce sector....
Chinese Online Retailer Probes Breach

Online passwords: keep it complicated

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By now, you probably have about 20 different passwords you're struggling to remember. There must be an easier way. How do you stay one step ahead of the hackers - and still stay sane?Let me hazard a wild guess: the system of passwords you use on the internet - for...
Online passwords: keep it complicated

Secure your digital self: auditing your cloud identity

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We put more and more of ourselves in the cloud every day. E-mail, device settings, data synchronization between devices, and access to much of our digital selves is tied to a handful of cloud service accounts with Google, Apple, Microsoft, Dropbox, and others. As demonstrated dramatically over the last week,...
Secure your digital self: auditing your cloud identity

Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data

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Another day, another hack. The email addresses of Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest users were accessed this week after a hacker got unauthorized access to Zendesk, which helps companies manage their customer service requests. No passwords were involved in the attack, said the companies, who are alerting their users tonight. Zendesk...
Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data

Foxconn server hacked, CEO's password published

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A hacker group calling itself SwaggSec has published data from internal Foxconn servers that the group hacked into, including usernames and passwords for management officials right up to and including CEO Terry Gou. While initial analysis of the data hasn't turned up any other sensitive information, the security breach prompted...
Foxconn server hacked, CEO's password published

Evernote resets all user passwords after intrusion, but says no data was accessed

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Evernote is the latest high-profile Web firm to get hacked after the company reset all of its users passwords after a range of data — including usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords — was stolen during a security breach. Writing on its blog – which is currently down – the company says that...
Evernote resets all user passwords after intrusion, but says no data was accessed

Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked

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Apple is releasing a malware removal tool after a number of Mac systems were infected by computer hackers. The admission by Apple of a widespread cyber-security breach comes the week after Facebook revealed it had been the victim of a similar attack. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple...
Apple Releasing Malware Removal Tool After Being Hacked
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