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insecurities

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Your password, Bond: Insecure

It seems that British Intelligence's passwords are kept in plain text -- complete with username, all non-encrypted. Ergo, not so secure.

By March 27, 2013

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What 420,000 insecure devices reveal about Web security

Using a simple technique, a researcher creates a benign botnet to survey the breadth of the Internet, and finds a back door flung wide open and beckoning the bad guys.

By March 18, 2013

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Apple's culture of secrecy delays security response -- again

Apple finally delivers a cure for the "goto fail" plague, but this isn't the first time that sluggish Apple response times have put its users at risk.

By February 25, 2014

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Troubleshooting 'insecure startup items'

One problem that may occur when logging in to OS X is an error warning that mentions insecure startup items.

By December 13, 2011

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BitTorrent Bundle elbows its way to the original content table

The next phase for BitTorrent's Bundle showcases "Fly or Die," an original TV show that's neck-deep in Hollywood drama.

By August 13, 2013

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Ask.fm, the troubling secret playground of tweens and teens

Insanely popular with kids, the question-and-answer service thrives on anonymity, making it fun and dangerous.

By June 8, 2013

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Learning to live with the Web's insecurities

Many home PC users find the most effective approach to Web security is simply combining always-on malware protection and software updates with an always-cautious mindset.

By June 7, 2011

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Free scanners spot outdated, insecure software

We compare three patch-management utilities that identify applications on your PC for which updates are available: CNET TechTracker, Secunia Personal Software Inspector, and Sumo.

By May 23, 2011

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Infidelity at trade shows? It's a concern, says a survey

A survey suggests that many worry something bad will happen at a trade show -- with 66 percent afraid their partner could cheat.

By August 18, 2012

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In Epsilon breach, e-mail insecurity (roundup)

The breach exposed names and e-mail addresses of customers of many major U.S. companies and could lead to a rise in targeted phishing attacks.

By April 9, 2011