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Security firm finds smartphones lacking in security

(PhysOrg.com) -- viaForensics, a computer security firm, has undertaken an exhaustive study to determine just how secure data is on smartphones; their results show that data such as login names, passwords, account numbers ...

Aug 10, 2011 report
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Sony Ericsson's Canada site hacked: company

Hackers have attacked Sony Ericsson's Canadian eShop website, affecting 2,000 users, the latest online strike against the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant, a Sony spokesman said Wednesday.

May 25, 2011
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Simple passwords key to celebrity iCloud hacking

Cyber-security expert Gerome Billois explains how a "targeted attack" on some iCloud accounts—the Apple online service that stores all types of content—led to the release of nude celebrity photos.

Sep 03, 2014
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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the ...

Apr 19, 2014
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Twitter, Washington Post targeted by hackers

Social media giant Twitter is among the latest U.S. companies to report that it is among a growing list of victims of Internet security attacks, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on ...

Feb 03, 2013
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