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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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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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What to do with old computers, printers, etc? If you're like me, you have a number of computers and peripherals sitting in your garage. Finally a company has caught onto the opportunity to make a profit while helping the environment.... Read More..
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Security expert, Bruce Schneier says - no! Schneier was speaking at InfoSec Europe this week when he voiced his opinion that the very existence of the security industry is not a good thing. Here's what he said at his keynote... Read More..
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Feel any safer, at least on the cyber security front? Well, the Department of Homeland Security scored it's first ever non failing grade on cyber-security. Not that it's anything to write home about. The DHS who has received an F... Read More..
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The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project is one of the more socially redeeming initiatives from the high tech industry. If you're not familiar with it, OLPC is a non profit initiative to provide laptops to children in the developing... Read More..
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Here's an interesting development on the war against spamming. Apparently, it is now becoming libelous to label someone a spammer. In his article, Don't Call It Spam, Forbes' Andy Greenberg reports on how labeling an email mass marketer, a spammer... Read More..
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Even as you're out participating in the democratic process today, you should probably know that many security experts have been sounding concern about the use of e-voting. In particular, they are concerned about the trustworthiness of the e-voting system. Recently,... Read More..
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Dueling Malware

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An interesting development in the realm of malware is the battle for exclusive control of the infected host. In recent years, we've seen how certain trojans and worms can eliminate other competing malware even while infecting the host with its... 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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