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Don't share your location with your friends on WhatsApp

A group of budding security researchers at the University of New Haven (UNH) in Connecticut, USA, recently taught themselves a handy lesson about the difference between… 642 more words


Heartbleed sees first arrest in wake of Canada Revenue Agency breach

Canadian police have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man who allegedly exploited the Heartbleed bug to steal personal data from the Canadian Revenue Agency‘s website. 467 more words


"Heartbleed heartache" - should you REALLY change all your passwords right away?

The “heartbleed” bug in OpenSSL has caused a right kerfuffle.

I shan’t re-visit the bug in detail (here’s a full explanation), but this is typically what happens: 746 more words


8 charged in AT&T ID theft fraud case, including outsourced contractor

Eight people have been indicted by a Florida court, accused of stealing personal info from files at US telecomms giant AT&T and using the data to defraud tens of thousands of dollars from credit and debit cards. 801 more words