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'Heartbleed' bug undoes Web encryption, reveals Yahoo passwords

A flaw in software that's widely used to secure Web communications means that passwords and other highly sensitive data could be exposed. Some say they've already found hundreds of Yahoo passwords.

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How to create a dynamically resizable disk image in OS X

With a few tweaks, you can make disk images in OS X sized to fit their contents.

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TrustyCon co-organizer and host Alex Stamos, encourages attendees to rethink how to build trustworthy computing systems at the AMC Metreon on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.

Encrypted Yahoo Messenger on its way

Security changes to popular products like Yahoo Messenger are on the way, says Yahoo's first CISO in a year, security industry veteran Alex Stamos.

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Open Enigma Project: Build your own encryption machine

S&T Geotronics wants to give collectors and cryptographers a chance to re-create a piece of encryption history with a special kit for building an open-source Enigma machine.

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BlackBerry's next BBM update: It's all about the money

New features include a BBM Shop that sells stickers and sponsored posts and invitations for BBM Channels. BlackBerry says it won't intrude on the core messaging experience.

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Forget Flappy Bird. We're all hooked on 2048

The latest addictive game already has popular parody versions, Gmail beefs up its security, and Samsung has a new TV that costs as much as a house.

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Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

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Snowden at SXSW: The NSA set fire to the future of the Internet

In his first extended comments to the public, Edward Snowden calls on the development community at South by Southwest to create more usable privacy and security tools.

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Schmidt: Not even US gov't can get at Google user data

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt tells the crowd at South by Southwest that the company's efforts to secure its user data from attacks are now complete.

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This free app on Android organizes all of your monthly bills in one place, where you can pay them on the go.

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How to encrypt your Kindle Fire HDX

Beyond just using a PIN code lock screen, Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX and HDX 8.9-inch tablets can also be secured with device encryption.

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Unique smartphones boast encryption, e-ink

Several smartphones unveiled at Mobile World Congress stand out with unusual features, like the untraceable Blackphone, the durable Toughpad, and the dual-screen YotaPhone. And BlackBerry strays from the pack by bringing back the trackpad.

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