Monthly Archives: July 2012

Make strong passwords the easy way

The best way to lock something up digitally—whether it’s to keep out hackers or your kids—is to use a different, strong password for every site and situation. So when break-ins occur, like they did on LinkedIn and eHarmony last month, … Continue reading

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Prepare for OS X 10.8

With a golden master of OS X 10.8 now reportedly in the hands of developers, that means the official public release of Mountain Lion isn’t far off. Speculating on the specific date of release makes for interesting discussion, but those … Continue reading

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Hackers Publish Over 450,000 Emails and Passwords Stolen From Yahoo

A Yahoo representative has confirmed that the data published Thursday was indeed some 450,000 names and passwords for Yahoo and other companies. “We confirm that an older file from Yahoo Contributor Network (previously Associated Content) containing approximately 450,000 Yahoo and … Continue reading

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Yahoo Mail Exploit Blamed for Widespread Spamming

Rumors of a rampant Android-based botnet that is spamming individuals around the world are now proving to be unfounded. Instead, experts have discovered that Yahoo Mail may have been compromised. Rumors of an Android-based botnet first began circulating last week. … Continue reading

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300,000 Infected Computers to Go Offline Monday 7/9/12

I have been posting and warning people about this since March and time has finaly come for it to happen? That time is tomorrow  (Monday July 9 2012) All computers on the wrong DNS servers will go offline. Here is … Continue reading

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Facebook Wipes Out User Messages, Contact Lists After quietly changing the default email

Facebook Wipes Out User Messages, Contact Lists After quietly changing the default email addresses of all its users to @facebook.com, on their profile pages, Facebook is now being blamed for causing multiple unwanted (and unwarranted) address book ..

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