Bitcoin has appeal as an unregulated medium of exchange and value. But, its days as an efficient funding source for illegal activities are coming to an end.
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A phishing scam targeting Twitter users is sophisticated and dangerous. Here's how to protect yourself.
Facebook denies the latest privacy accusations and acknowledges tracking information to protect users.
If your Twitter is hacked, it could be gone permanently and Twitter may not help. Here is one user's sad story and how you can protect yourself.
Failure creates excellent opportunities to refine experience and knowledge into great success.
Dropbox updated its terms of service to reflect stated policies on user privacy and intellectual property control.
As the cloud grows in popularity concerns about security, privacy, and reliability become more important. The enterprise cloud is inevitable, but the time has come to develop greater sophistication about these issues.
This is bizarre, and suggests some sort of additional, underlying problem that has not been disclosed.According to finextra:Online broker TD Ameritrade says an internal investigation into stock-related spam uncovered 'unauthorised code' in its computer systems that allowed illegal access to an internal database.
Following its $30 billion virtual fence debacle, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has disclosed another failed IT-related project, this one costing $42 million. DHS has suspended, and will likely cancel, a massive data-mining initiative on grounds that it violated privacy standards.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) virtual fence project, being built by Boeing, has failed an initial set of tests, according to the Associated Press:Because of a software glitch, the first high-tech "virtual fence" on the nation's borders remains inoperable, three months after its scheduled debut."The integration of all the systems into a common operating picture continues to be the challenge," said Homeland Security spokesman Russ Knocke.