The security researcher sadly did not wipe out years of videos by Justin Bieber, leaving the world in the horrid, uncultured state that it is.
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Larry Seltzer has long been a recognized expert in technology, with a focus on mobile technology and security in recent years. He was most recently Editorial Director of BYTE, Dark Reading and Network Computing at UBM Tech. Prior to that he spent over a decade consulting and writing on technology subjects, primarily in the area of security. He is the author of three books and thousands of published articles and many more unpublished, private reports. Larry has been Technical Director at several test laboratories where he both directed and ran product testing, with a special interest in test automation. Larry began his career as a Software Engineer at the now-defunct Desktop Software Corporation in Princeton, NJ, on the team that wrote the NPL 4GL query language. He also worked on corporate IT and software development at Chase Econometrics. Larry is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Public Policy.
Ms. Violet Blue (tinynibbles.com, @violetblue) is a freelance investigative reporter on hacking and cybercrime at Zero Day/ZDNet, CNET and CBS News, as well as a noted sex columnist. She has made regular appearances on CNN and The Oprah Winfrey Show and is regularly interviewed, quoted, and featured in a variety of publications that includes ABC News and the Wall Street Journal. She has authored and edited award-winning, best selling books in eight translations and has been a sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. She has given keynote talks at such conferences as ETech, LeWeb, and the Forbes Brand Leadership Conference, and has given two Tech Talks at Google. In 2010, the London Times named Blue one of “40 bloggers who really count.” Ms. Blue is the author of The Smart Girl's Guide to Privacy. Violet Blue bio courtesy of TTI Vanguard.
The top-of-the-line Blackphones are said to be "NSA-proof," despite the FBI's new policy that demonizes encryption as a "huge problem" for law enforcement.
Symantec says a new Trojan-based campaign, focused on the Middle East, is targeting the energy industry and its trade secrets.
DDoS attacks are not only a disruption but can also cost businesses dearly, according to Neustar research.
Are you getting threat intel -- or just antivirus software? A government-backed report designs a framework for threat intelligence that can be scaled to different sectors, sizes of organization, and organizational goals.
The European agency says tracking and monitoring terrorist suspects is increasingly difficult in a world where encryption is becoming commonplace.
The airline has confirmed thousands of frequent flyer accounts have been accessed.
US coding website GitHub is fending off a DDoS onslaught focused on shutting down anticensorship tools.
A zero-day vulnerability affecting popular hotel Internet gateways has been discovered and closed.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending March 26, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The UK government is bringing together 50 university students to tackle cybersecurity issues.
Could drafting in specialist training prevent company employees from falling for phishing campaigns?
The latest update shores up browser defense against malware, phishing and unwanted software.
Just a few minutes after the first NSA leak was published, the phones of US lawmakers began to buzz, hours before most of America would find out over their morning coffee.
A new bill has been introduced to make sharing cyberthreat data between corporations and the government less risky -- legally.