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Source: Google to pay $7M to settle Wi-Fi case (Update)

Google will pay a $7 million penalty to settle an investigation into the Internet search leader's collection of emails, passwords and other sensitive information sent over wireless networks several years ago in neighborhoods ...

Mar 09, 2013
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Twitter says hackers compromise 250K accounts

Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its ...

Feb 02, 2013
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Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches

(Phys.org)—Should typed passwords ever make their way into the Memory Bin, no tears will be shed in certain quarters at Google. The search giant is taking a serious look at a computing future where users ...

Jan 19, 2013 weblog
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Researchers ID 'smishing' vulnerability in Android

(Phys.org)—Mobile security researchers have identified a new vulnerability in popular Android platforms, including Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. The vulnerability has been confirmed by ...

Nov 05, 2012
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