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Ho-hum first date with Apple at Black Hat

The sparks didn't fly during the company's first-ever talk at the hacking confab. Apple security specialist Dallas De Atley is stylish and all, but CNET's Elinor Mills got the sense she'd heard his lines somewhere before.

By 26 July 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: What SOPA hath wrought

The backlash against the SOPA and PIPA anti-copyright bills continues, with major sites going dark, feds shutting down MegaUpload, and Anon retaliating. We talk about these related and developing stories with CNET reporters Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, and Greg Sandoval.

By 20 January 2012

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Ep. 107: What SOPA hath wrought

The backlash against the SOPA and PIPA anti-copyright bills continues. Major sites took themselves offline. The U.S. government shut down MegaUpload. Anon launched a successful attack against government Web sites. All of these events are related, and the stories are still developing. That's what we're talking about today, with CNET experts Declan McCullagh, Greg Sandoval, and Elinor Mills.

By 20 January 2012

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Reporters' Roundtable: Anonymous, LulzSec, and hacktivism

There's a fundamental social shift occurring in the hacker culture and in media. Activists are disrupting major corporate and government Web sites, stealing and leaking sensitive data, and changing how we all use the Web. Join me, Elinor Mills, and Jennifer Granick as we discuss.

By 1 July 2011

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Ep. 82: Anonymous and Lulzsec

There's a fundamental social shift occurring in the hacker culture and in media. Activists are disrupting major corporate and government Web sites, stealing and leaking sensitive data, and changing how we all use the Web. Join me, Elinor Mills, and Jennifer Granick as we discuss.

By 1 July 2011

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Premium text messages prompt complaints, lawsuits

Cell phone customers are discovering mystery charges on their monthly bills for premium text services they didn't order, including CNET's Elinor Mills.

By 29 March 2011

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CNET to the Rescue: Fixing Epsilon's boo-boo

Security reporter Elinor Mills joins us today to discuss the large data breach at marketing services company Epsilon, which most likely landed your e-mail address in a hacker's database.

By 7 April 2011

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CNET to the Rescue Ep.41: Band-Aids for the Epsilon boo-boo

Security reporter Elinor Mills joins us today to discuss the large data breach at marketing services company Epsilon, which most likely landed your e-mail address in a hacker's database. What can you do about this breach, and how can you protect against future ones? Elinor explains.

By 7 April 2011

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How secure is your e-mail password?

CNET's Elinor Mills watches while a security expert mines the Internet for information about her that could be used to hijack her e-mail account and even steal her identity.

By 15 September 2010

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Ep. 43: Security Report--Takeaways from Black Hat and Defcon: Live!

We sent three reporters to the dual security conferences, Black Hat and Defcon, last week in Las Vegas. Each--Declan McCullagh, Elinor Mills, and Seth Rosenblatt--has a different coverage area and perspective. Today we talk with them about their experiences and their takeaways from the annual hackathon in the desert.

By 10 August 2010