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social-networking security

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Chinese hackers take command of Tesla Model S

Security firm Qihoo 360 says hackers gained control of some Tesla Model S functions -- but skimps on details of how the car was hacked.

By July 17, 2014

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Ordinary Web users reportedly snared in NSA surveillance

In 9 out of 10 cases, account holders in a cache of intercepted communications were not the intended targets, according to the Washington Post.

By July 6, 2014

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Personal data theft jumps from 11% to 18% in six months

Social Security numbers, credit card and bank account information, and other private data are being stolen at a rapidly rising rate, according to a Pew Research study.

By April 14, 2014

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Prevent unauthorized use of material you share on social networks

Anyone can send unlicensed users a takedown notice, but the only way to collect damages for a violation of your copyright on the images, videos, and other items you post is to register them with your friendly local copyright office.

By January 24, 2014

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Microsoft employee e-mail also hit by Syrian Electronic Army

After some of the company's social-networking accounts were hacked, Microsoft says some of its e-mail accounts were also compromised.

By January 15, 2014

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Google snaps up security firm Impermium

Startup Impermium gives Google's already-solid security a boost in combating spam, fraud, and abuse. It could be a good fit for Google+.

By January 15, 2014

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Symantec: Politically motivated DOS attacks detected in Vietnam

Security firms and Google reported DOS attacks on Web sites of Vietnamese activists.

By January 14, 2014

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Enhance privacy by being deliberately inaccurate

Devise a fake you that is close enough to the real you for friends to recognize, but that doesn't disclose personal information to strangers.

By October 10, 2013

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Author behind 'Mean Girls' focuses on 'boy world' (podcast)

Rosalind Wiseman, best-selling author of "Queen Bees and Wannabees" (the book "Mean Girls" was based on) has turned her attention to teen boys with her new book "Masterminds and Wingmen." She and Larry Magid have a chat about boys and their toys and the impact of gaming.

By October 4, 2013

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The online spread of rumors deemed too dangerous for China

In a move clearly designed to limit free speech, the country modifies its laws to ensure that those who spread what it calls "online rumors" could spend up to three years in jail.

By September 9, 2013