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Uber subpoenas GitHub in search for hacker of driver database

Image of magnifying glass over fingerprint courtesy of Shutterstock.

A breach of one of its databases in May 2014, in which the names and driver license numbers of 50,000 "driver partners" were stolen, is the latest entry on Uber's growing list privacy and security blunders.

Beware dodgy computer repair work - your data is at risk along with your wallet

Beware dodgy computer repair work - your data is at risk along with your wallet

Passing off old as new is dishonest in any industry - but it's more dangerous in some than in others.

Hard disks may not wear out like chainsaw blades or cam belts - it's not what they may have lost in their life so far, but in what they have gained: other people's data.

Apple fakery, DNS hack, DigiNotar, Linux, Wikileaks - 60 Sec Security

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Lots of readers said they'd like to see our 'news-with-a-conscience' videos more than once a month.

So here you go. 60 Second Security, once every two weeks.

DNS hack hits popular websites: Daily Telegraph, The Register, UPS, etc

DNS hack hits popular websites: Telegraph, Register, UPS, etc

Popular websites including The Register, The Daily Telegraph, UPS, and others have fallen victim to a DNS hack that has resulted in visitors being redirected to third-party webpages.

The state of Facebook security

The state of Facebook security

82% of users polled say Facebook is the riskiest social network.

But Facebook and Sophos can't agree about how bad things are. What do you think?