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12.28.14
Twitter login bug kicks users out (update: resolved)
12.28.14

Twitter login bug kicks users out (update: resolved)

Did your Twitter app suddenly give you the boot or otherwise behave strangely? It's not just you....

By J. Fingas,   12.28.14
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12.23.14
Critical flaw forces Apple to push first automatic OS X security update
12.23.14

Critical flaw forces Apple to push first automatic OS X security update

A critical security issue in the network time protocol (NTP) has prompted Apple to push an automat...

By S. Dent,   12.23.14
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07.09.14
Google, Microsoft and Instagram rush to fix Flash flaw that could steal your data
07.09.14

Google, Microsoft and Instagram rush to fix Flash flaw that could steal your data

Yet another critical security flaw has been found for Adobe's notoriously sieve-like Flash plug-in...

By S. Dent,   07.09.14
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05.06.14
Dropbox cuts access to shared documents that were accidentally exposed to the web
05.06.14

Dropbox cuts access to shared documents that were accidentally exposed to the web

If you've shared a Dropbox document recently, but your intended recipients are complaining that th...

By S. Sakr,   05.06.14
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05.02.14
Popular login services have a security hole, but Facebook and Microsoft can't fix it
05.02.14

Popular login services have a security hole, but Facebook and Microsoft can't fix it

The recent Heartbleed scare caused a huge stir, even though it was effectively fixed before it eve...

By S. Sakr,   05.02.14
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04.11.14
Bloomberg: NSA used Heartbleed exploit for 'years' without alerting affected websites, the public (update: NSA response)
04.11.14

Bloomberg: NSA used Heartbleed exploit for 'years' without alerting affected websites, the public (update: NSA response)

The United States National Security Security Agency reportedly used the recently uncovered "Heartb...

By B. Gilbert,   04.11.14
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04.10.14
The Heartbleed bug is affecting routers, too
04.10.14

The Heartbleed bug is affecting routers, too

Read our Heartbleed defense primer? Good, but the fight for your privacy isn't over just yet: you...

By S. Buckley,   04.10.14
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04.09.14
How to avoid heartburn, er, Heartbleed
04.09.14

How to avoid heartburn, er, Heartbleed

Don't change your password. It's strange advice to hear when the so-called Heartbleed bug is leavi...

By S. Buckley,   04.09.14
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04.08.14
Internet security key flaw exposes a whole load of private data
04.08.14

Internet security key flaw exposes a whole load of private data

Most internet security holes, even the bigger ones, tend to be fairly limited in scope -- there ar...

By J. Fingas,   04.08.14
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