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Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka "Sabu," will get a reduced sentence for signing a plea agreement and serving as an informant.

Feds recommend lenience for LulzSec hacker 'Sabu'

Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.

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Before his arrest, Barrett Brown posted this video on YouTube threatening an FBI agent.

Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

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Two anonymous Twitter accounts blocked in Turkey

Accounts linked to the spread of government corruption allegations appeared blocked less than a week after the social network agreed to shutter some accounts.

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

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Google bug bounty brings patches for 31 Chrome flaws

Thousands of dollars have been awarded to bug hunters for the Chrome 34 release who reported 31 flaws, 19 deemed critical.

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Capture an entire Web page as an image or PDF

The free Webpage Screenshot extension for the Chrome browser lets you save an entire Web page as a PNG file. For $20, the FastStone Capture program saves all or part of your screen as JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PDF, and other file formats, and also captures your onscreen actions as a video file.

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NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'

The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.

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Ep. 1433: Where we take baby steps with Dr. Josh King

Our guest today is Dr. Josh King, an addiction psychologist at the Center for Motivation and Change in New York. We'll talk to him about the dangers of Internet and social media addiction, and some of the questions submitted in the past few weeks by 404 listeners. Thanks to everyone who sent us a message!

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Nokia, Sony and Samsung may suck up all the oxygen at Mobile Wold Congress, but they're hardly the only companies there. No, peer around the <a href="http://reviews.cnet.com/2300-13970_7-10019667.html">big booths on the show floor</a> to find a long list of smaller companies eager to show their wares. Whether they're from China, Austria, or right here in Spain, they have a handset story to tell. And based on some of the handsets you'll see here, these underdogs are worth your time.

Mobile World Congress phones from the underdogs

Big players like Samsung and Nokia aren't the only ones to bring new smartphones to Mobile World Congress, you also see some surprising handsets from companies that you've probably never heard of. Check them out here.

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GeeksPhone Blackphone keeps your calls and data off the grid

Whether you're anti-establishment journalist, a tabloid-dodging celebrity or just someone who like a bit of privacy, the GeeksPhone Blackphone keeps you anonymous. Go off the grid with our hands-on video.

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The Blackphone from Geeksphone hits this summer, takes you off the grid for $629 (hands-on)

The Geeksphone Blackphone promises to deliver high phone security with an accessible interface.

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The success of your marriage depends on a single app, making bets on how long your friends' relationships will take to break, a scandalous social network built on illicit confessions, and a video game cabinet that's reported to drive its players insane.

Ep. 1427: Where your secret's safe with us

The success of your marriage depends on a single app; making bets on how long your friends' relationships will take to break; a scandalous social network built on illicit confessions; and a video game cabinet that's reported to drive its players insane.

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