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NSA Can Easily Bug Your Switched-Off IPhone: Here's How You Can Stop Them
Science & Tech  (tags: Hacking, Information Technology, Intelligence, Security, Snowden )

Ray
- 103 days ago - rt.com
Edward Snowden's recent revelation that the NSA can bug cell phones even when they are turned off left some experts split on whether it is true or not. But a group of hackers claim that at least there is a way to protect your phone from spies' ears.
Internet Explorer Users Risk Having Their Computers Taken Over
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, Hacking, Internet, Security, USA )

Ray
- 147 days ago - rt.com
A major security flaw affecting several versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser was discovered over the weekend, and the percentage of computer users that could be compromised by the exploit is absolutely staggering.
Nuclear-Scale Asteroid Blasts in Earth's Atmosphere Up to 10 Times 'More Common' Than Thought
Science & Tech  (tags: Russia, SciTech, Security, Space, USA )

Ray
- 153 days ago - rt.com
There have been 26 nuclear-scale asteroid explosions in the Earth's atmosphere between 2001 and 2013, according to a new report. The most powerful of the impacts was dozens of times the magnitude of the atom bomb that devastated Hiroshima, Japan in 1945.
IRS Awarded Contract to Surveillance Company That Tracks License Plates
Science & Tech  (tags: Intelligence, Police, SciTech, Security, USA, Vehicles )

Ray
- 157 days ago - rt.com
A California-based surveillance vendor that sells access to license plate databases and the devices that indiscriminately collect that information has been reportedly cashing checks from the Internal Revenue Service and other federal offices.
There's Really Bad Stuff Buried in Those 'Terms and Conditions' You're Expected Not to Read and Just Click Yes on
Science & Tech  (tags: smart phones, agreements, Terms and Conditions, banks, privacy, security, fascism )

Freya
- 212 days ago - alternet.org
Last month, I had a chance to talk with John McAfee, the founder of the popular McAfee computer security programs. We talked about how people usually don't read the terms and conditions of the smartphone applications that they download onto their phones.
Why the Bad Guys Want Your Email
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, e-mail, hackers, passwords, security, fraud, malware, ransomware )

Freya
- 223 days ago - yahoo.com
Your email just got broken into? Sorry, it's not personal. It's business. That may not console you much when you realize that your email account was "pwned" through malware or deceit. But, really, the hackers who went after it probably had nothing...
Apple Security Expert Finds Apps-Software Bug
Science & Tech  (tags: apple, security, software, bug, hacker, installation, encryption )

Suzane
- 1050 days ago - ibnlive.in.com
A software flaw in Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads may allow hackers to build apps that secretly install programs to steal data, send text messages or destroy information, according to an expert on Apple device security.
Picture Password to Protect Your Online Account!
Science & Tech  (tags: NewTechnology, security, picture, password, account )

Suzane
- 1051 days ago - ibnlive.in.com
Find it difficult to remember your password? Here's some good news - researchers claim to have developed picture password for your online account, which will also help protect against hacking.
US Professor Helps Expose Skype Security Flaw
Science & Tech  (tags: US, professor, helps, expose, Skype, security, flaw )

Agnes
- 1063 days ago - news.com.au
THERE'S nowhere for Skype users to hide, thanks to a flagrant security flaw in the service. The serious breach in the widely-used, internet video chat program means that any evil computer nerd could easily hunt down users' whereabouts, according to a stu
The Best AntiVirus Software Companies
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, software, antivirus, security, safety, technology )

Veljko
- 1180 days ago - worldsbiggests.com
Good antivirus software is an invaluable tool for keeping your computer, your personal information, and the security of your friends and family safe from hackers, identity thieves, and spammers. The damage a single virus can do is astounding.
Hackers Warn NHS Over Security
Science & Tech  (tags: Hackers, NHS, security, computer networks, technology, cyber attack )

Anna
- 1201 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A notorious hacker group has warned the NHS that its computer networks are vulnerable to cyber attack.Lulz Security, which claims to have been behind a recent hack on Sony, sent an email to NHS administrators revealing it had found a way to breach the....
Follow the Money: Tiny Transistors Track Cash
Science & Tech  (tags: Money, Banks, Transistors, technology, Tracking, security )

Anna
- 1306 days ago - news.discovery.com
Banks have long considered placing silicon transistors on currency for security purposes, but the technology was too chunky and intensive for paper bills. Now, tiny low-power organic transistors developed by German scientists could make it possible to....
Mice Trained for Airport Security
Science & Tech  (tags: world, news, interesting, animals, security, study, research, technology )

Carrie
- 1327 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Israeli scientists have created a detector, similar looking to a full-body scanner but with three concealed cartridges each containing eight specially trained mice.
Top 10 Plugins For Your Wordpress Site Security
Science & Tech  (tags: wordpress. wordpress security, web security, hackers, security )

Ovesus
- 1336 days ago - shredesign.com
When your blog starts growing and gets popular, you have to take care of security risks and issues. Most of bloggers and web masters fail to recognize the importance of securing their site.
Social Networks Are 'Easier Targets for Cyber Criminals'
Science & Tech  (tags: social network, cyber crimes, scams, security )

Deena
- 1341 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Cyber criminals are enjoying greater degrees of success on social networks because they are easier to target and users are more likely to fall for scams sent by supposed 'friends', according to security analysts.
 

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