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Hacking Whac-A-Mole

Facebook asks for user opinion on privacy policy, Skype lets you make international calls for the price of local ones, and a man is arrested for allegedly planting viruses in arcade games.

By February 28, 2011

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Hacking Whac-A-Mole

Facebook asks for user opinion on privacy policy, Skype lets you make international calls for the price of local ones, and a man is arrested for allegedly planting viruses in arcade games.

By February 28, 2011

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Four security trends defined 2012, will impact 2013

Mobile and Mac malware burbles noxiously, data breaches and data mining will cause more havoc with your privacy, and the Web will continue to suffer the ignominy of poorly-written, Swiss-cheesed code as security experts predict lessons from 2012 go unlearned in 2013.

By December 20, 2012

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Regulators shut down global PC 'tech support' scam

The FTC announces a crackdown on a massive international computer tech support scam that allegedly swindled tens of thousands of consumers in six countries.

By October 3, 2012

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U.S. 'not winning' war with hackers, says FBI bigwig

Shawn Henry, executive assistant director at the FBI, says that the current methods used to stop hacking are "unsustainable."

By March 28, 2012

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'Obama Basher' an antidote to smart political debate

RageGage anger-relief device now comes in a presidential theme so angry Americans can virtually bash the president without the risk of being tackled by the Secret Service.

By August 11, 2011

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How one company games Google News

A Los Angeles-based holding company with 44 news-related Web sites has been flooding Google News with spam and having success.

By November 4, 2010

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Understanding what Facebook apps really know (FAQ)

An in-depth look at how much Facebook applications know about the users who opt into them, and what it means in the bigger scheme of things.

By October 25, 2010

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Is this how gamers will use Apple's iPad?

A piece of footage showing a gamer playing Warcraft III multitouch makes you imagine the possibilities for the iPad as a gaming device.

By February 2, 2010

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SpringSource, Canonical, and MySQL join Red Hat on Microsoft's hit list

Microsoft's recent 10-K reveals that the software giant still views open source as more foe than friend.

By August 4, 2009