Monthly Archives: February 2012
Want a free password for one of the world's most popular adult websites?
YouPorn, one of the world's most popular porn video websites appears to have been caught with its pants down.
The Communications Capabilities Development Programme is the British government's attempt at rehashing the opposing Labour party's failed surveillance reforms.
The Interception Modernisation Programme was the subject of much criticism; does this new programme look any better?
Ushering in tax season, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual "Dirty Dozen" tax scams for 2012.
Internet users are receiving emails claiming to contain a changelog - but the files attached are really designed to infect computers.
Prosecutors are keen to discover what is on the encrypted laptop of Ramona Fricosu, a Colorado woman accused of committing financial fraud.
The case has raised interesting questions of whether you can be forced by law to hand over your password, or decrypt your computer.
The High Court in London has paved the way for what could become a nationwide ban on accessing the notorious Pirate Bay file-sharing website.
Security consultant Philip Campbell Smith is alleged to have used a Trojan horse to hack into a computer belonging to Ian Hurst, a former British army intelligence officer who handled IRA informers in Northern Ireland.
Our Klingon anti-virus product has been told it could receive a massive inheritance.
Hmm.. does anyone smell anything a bit Ferengi about this?
World abuzz over single-atom transistor which "may yield computer with unparalleled computational efficiency"
How far can nanotech go?
The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney today officially announced the publication of a paper entitled A single-atom transistor. And there, it would seem, you have it. What more is there to say?
While the fury over Canadian Public Safety Minister Vic Toews' really, really poor choice of words continues to snowball, Vikileaks Twitter campaign was shut down last night.
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Two typosquatting sites, "Wikapedia.com" and "Twtter.com," have been forced offline and fined £100,000 ($156,000) each by a UK telephone regulatory agency. Learn tips on how you can avoid falling victim to typosquatters.
Canadian politician causes stir, saying anyone who objects to the "Protecting Children from Online Predators Act" sides with child pornographers. Do statements like this serve anything more than muddying the waters?
If these spammers want to get a higher return on their email campaign they might want to try targeting just South African internet users in future.
Just how unique is is your private key?
Is there a chance that someone else, without any malice aforethought, might unexpectedly end up with a key pair that is identical or at least dangerously similar to yours?
Apple is introducing a new security feature called Gatekeeper in its upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion release. Read on to find out what it does and how it measures up.