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Stanford researcher Jonathan Mayer has discovered a curious Safari loophole that allows Google to track a user's browsing activity via cookie-laced web ads. As it turns out, Apple's browser normally accepts cookies from sites that a user visits, but automatically blocks them from third-party advert...

February 17th 2012 at 7:04am 0 Comments
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Old Uncle Sam seems determined to crack down on botnets, but he still needs a little help figuring out how to do so. On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published a request for information, inviting companies from internet an...

September 23rd 2011 at 2:34pm 0 Comments
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Verizon Android users have had 3G Skype calling since this time last year, but the latest app release -- v1.0.0.983 for those of you keeping tabs -- brings 3G calling to the masses, without the need for a VZW-sanctioned app. The update also patches a rather significant security hole discovered last...

April 20th 2011 at 9:10am 0 Comments
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If you didn't already have enough potential app privacy leaks to worry about, here's one more -- Android Police discovered that Skype's Android client leaves your personal data wide open to assault. The publication reports that the app has SQLite3 databases where all your info and chat logs are sto...

April 14th 2011 at 10:02pm 0 Comments
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Contactizer, the personal information management application from Objective Decision, LLC, has been updated to version 3.7. The update, which applies to both the Pro and Express versions of Contactizer, includes over 20 new features. One of the more significant changes is the addition of a new stan...

February 18th 2009 at 12:30pm 0 Comments