Anonymous browsing hinders online dating signals

Big data and the growing popularity of online dating sites may be reshaping a fundamental human activity: finding a mate, or at least a date. Yet a new study in Management Science finds that certain longstanding social norms ...

Anonymous leaks personal data hacked from UN climate site

The United Nations confirmed Thursday reports that activist group Anonymous leaked personal data from some 1,400 people using its climate website, as the world gathered in Paris to craft a climate rescue pact.

Online tracking more common than most realize, new study finds

Think of how often sit with your phone, tablet, or computer, quietly shopping or reading the latest headlines. Browsing the internet certainly feels like a solitary activity, but as a new study in the International Journal ...

Administration developing penalties for cybertheft

Evidence of an unrelenting campaign of cyberstealing linked to the Chinese government is prompting the Obama administration to develop more aggressive responses to the theft of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets.

Warsaw team on Skype can send silent message

(Phys.org)—A professor in Warsaw knows a way in which to communicate privately on Skype by using silence. Wojciech Mazurczyk at the Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology, discovered the packets ...

Interpol swoop nets 25 suspected 'Anonymous' hackers

Interpol has arrested 25 suspected members of the 'Anonymous' hackers group in a swoop covering more than a dozen cities in Europe and Latin America, the global police body said Tuesday.

Who goes there? Verifying identity online

We are all used to logging into networks where we have a unique identity, verified by the network server and associated with our account for other members of the network to see. Such an identity-based network system is useful ...

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