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Google fixes potential revenue-stealing "comment cloning" YouTube bug

Two Egyptian security researchers figured out how to clone other people's YouTube comments.

You could "borrow" approvals and positive reviews so that they appeared to promote your videos, too.

D-Link patches "Joel's Backdoor" security hole in its SoHo routers


About six weeks ago we wrote about an amusingly alarming security hole in various D-Link routers.

D-Link has now come out with a firmware fix - don't forget to update if you're on the affected list...

Convenience trumped security bypassing passwords on Facebook

Convience trumped security bypassing passwords on Facebook

An authentication bypass vulnerability was found in Facebook leading to Google searches that could allow attackers to impersonate people on Facebook without a password.