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AT&T is testing a new relevant advertising system. It works by providing a unique identifier to every website that you visit on your cell phone.  Kenn White has created a test page to verify the presence of the UID. AT&T …

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Sudo is the tool in Linux and Unix environments for granting administrative privileges to a normal user on a server. The beauty of sudo is that the user does not need to know the root password. Their own password grants …

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Both Apple and Google have announced that they will be encrypting data on their future operating systems. Both companies are claiming that they will be unable to recover data from the their devices for law enforcement.  Will this tactic of …

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Ironically, the US National Vulnerability Database is down due to malware on the servers. The NVD serves as a tool that allow system administrators to identify potential problem with operating systems and software that is being run on servers. The …

Burger King's hacked Twitter account

Burger King’s Twitter account has been hacked. The hacker quickly announced the sale to their arch rival McDonald’s. The hacked account now sports a McDonald’s logo and multiple fake tweets. Twitter has suspended the account. McDonald’s tweeted in response: We

Adobe Filler Panel

The Adobe Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) has post an advisory for two nulnerabilities. This affects both Window and Mac OS X platforms. Adobe has acknowledged reports of malicious PDF files being sent in the wild.…

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Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, is upset that one of her Facebook pictures was a little more public than she intended. Callie Schweitzer was able to see the picture because of an indirect relationship between their …

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Instagram is about to update their Terms of Service. While new terms state that individual users own their content, user must agree to allow Instagram to use your likeness or photos for sponsored content or promotions (read “ads”). There’s …

Lock Panel NBC News has posted an article covering the recent GAO report about hacking of medical devices. According to the report