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Heartbleed's lesson: Passwords must die

With the multitudes of accounts we have to deal with for email, social networking and other applications that require password authentication, we need a better solution.

April 11, 2014

Why Orbitz' sneaky web tracking is your problem, too

Orbitz, the online travel site whose business model is built on the word "cheap," says it treats you differently depending on whether you're a Mac or a PC. That's just the start of a privacy problem most people never think about.

June 26, 2012

No default privacy: Microsoft loses out in Do Not Track compromise

In a blow to Microsoft's idea of having browsers block tracking cookies by default, the working group dealing with the issue at the World Wide Web Consortium has come up with a proposal that bars any automatic Do Not Track setting.The proposal is a "grand compromise", as Stanford University's Jonathan Mayer put it in an email on Wednesday, with the privacy advocates in the working group losing out on two of the scheme's three biggest elements.

June 8, 2012 by

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