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The Department of Justice handed out 11 indictments in what is believed to be the biggest identity theft hacking case. Allegedly, this eclectic group of Americans, Ukrainians, Estonians and Chinese were involved in stealing more than 40 million credit card... Read More..
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In a recent report from Sophos, it appears that the US has overtaken China as the country hosting the most infected websites. If you believe the report, the growth of US-based infected websites has been phenomenal - from approximately 25%... Read More..
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It's tax season and if that's not enough to get you down, here's something to get your attention. A slew of scam emails are circulating, purporting to be from the IRS. These emails are targeted to companies and seek additional... Read More..
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Going through airport security? You might want to be prepared for a few extra questions and a little longer inspection if you own the ultra-thin MacBook Air. Apparently, it's unusual physical dimensions is something that TSA inspectors might be unaccustom... Read More..
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Social networks like Facebook and MySpace continue to face security and privacy related issues as functional capabilities expand amd social interactions within the community become more complex.. Here are a couple of examples. First up, Facebook. It recently acknowledge that... Read More..
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The news about Salesforce.com's phishing incident broke almost 2 weeks ago on Slashdot...although there were rumors swirling about for a number of days prior to the report. A Salesforce employee fell victim to a phishing attack that captured his company... Read More..
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Electronic Jihad?

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Apparently, two weeks ago, the Al Qaeda summoned an "Electronic Jihad" to commence on Nov 11. In a special Internet announcement in Arabic, picked up DEBKAfile’s counter-terror sources, Osama bin Laden’s followers announced Monday, Oct. 29, the launching of Electronic... Read More..
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As a software vendor, it must be the software equivalent of finding yourself on Hollywood's "worst dressed" list. Here are the top 10 most vulnerable apps in 2007 published by Bit9, an endpoint security company. 1. Yahoo! Messenger 8.1.0.239 and... Read More..
On Monday, Adobe released a patch a vulnerability in its Adobe Reader software (v 8.1 or earlier, v. 7.0.9 or earlier) exposed by U.K.-based researcher Petko Petkov. The vulnerability makes it possible for the spread of malicious PDF files resulting... Read More..
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Ann Coulter Hacked

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First, it was Paris Hilton's cell phone. Then some mischievious hacker compromised Carrie Underwood's MySpace account. Now Ann Coulter, the controversial conservative talking head, joins a growing list of celebrities, including Madonna who have been "victimized" by hackers. Apparently, hackers... Read More..
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Andre Yee is an entrepreneur and technologist with nearly 20 years of experience in the business of technology.

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