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October 15, 2011

Horrible blog going around about you? Or a Twitter phishing attack?


You may not realise it, but your Twitter account is worth money. Cybercriminals are keen to compromise your Twitter account, so they can spam out messages (either as public tweets, or less obvious direct messages to your online friends) in... Continue Reading →

Twitter security, Google fined, Bomb hoax, busts, skimming – 60 Sec Security


In this episode: * Australian bomb hoaxer tracked via information hedidn't intend to share. * UK bank account holders ripped off via data theydid intend to share. * An educational look at ATM skimming. * Twitter edges towards HTTPS by default. * Google agrees to cough up an enormous... Continue Reading →

BlackBerry outage, video apologies, a hoax and Ronnie Corbett


Millions of BlackBerry owners around the world have been feeling the pain this week as messaging and email systems collapsed in a service outage. With many turning to social networks to vent their anger, and even newspaper cartoonistsmaking fun of... Continue Reading →

RIP Google Buzz


Google is shutting down the last remnants of Google Buzz to focus on Google+, the company announced on Friday. “In a few weeks we’ll shut down Google Buzz and the Buzz API, and focus instead on Google+,” Bradley Horowitz, Google’s vice... Continue Reading →

Occupy Wall Street Hackathons Want to Build a Better Protest


Occupy Wall Street has an IT department. The movement’s technologists, like their park-squatting counterparts, are a decentralized group. But they’ve independently started hackathons this weekend in New York City, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Even before the first protester showed... Continue Reading →

Oct. 16 Steve Jobs Day :California Declares


California’s governor has chosen a day to dub as Steve Jobs Day: Oct. 16, the same date Apple will hold a memorial at Stanford University. In a tweet sent to his more than 1 million followers Friday night, Gov. Jerry Brown said,... Continue Reading →

Tributes for Steve Jobs, the man who tamed technology


The death yesterday of the technologist and inventor Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple, has roused a torrent of tributes from friends, colleagues, politicians and even his firm's regular adversaries in the patent courts. Jobs was an unstinting promoter of technology... Continue Reading →

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