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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 Mar. 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 Mar. 18, 2013

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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 Dec. 13, 2011

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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 Jun. 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Free scanners spot outdated, insecure software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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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 Apr. 9, 2011

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Behind Comodo hack, an insecure Web (roundup)

A breach of the Internet's trust system arises from an outmoded method for assuring that a Web site is authentic, and it has browser makers rethinking their approach to security.

By Apr. 4, 2011

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iPhone, Android give RIM insecurity complex

Research In Motion faces a challenge in the business market, as workers force companies to rethink which devices they support, and the BlackBerry's vaunted security becomes less unique.

By Oct. 14, 2010

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At RSA 2010, the secure and the insecure (photos)

The cybersecurity conference in San Francisco brings together hackers and security professionals to decode the latest threats to the digital world.

9 Images Mar. 5, 2010

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Logging in gives an "Insecure Startup Items folder" error

A few users who have installed Snow Leopard on their systems have run into a problem where upon logging in the system claims the "Startup Items" folder is insecure and items from this folder will not be used.

By Jan. 22, 2010