Password guru has new advice for keeping your data safe

Bill Burr, who advised people to use passwords full of obscure characters, capital letters and numbers, has new advice for keeping your data safe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/08/password-guru-has-new-advice-for-keeping-your-data-safe.html

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Washington State University warns 1 million about stolen hard drive containing personal data

Washington State University sent letters earlier this month to 1 million people warning them they could be at risk of identity theft after a hard drive was in a locked safe that was stolen more than a month go.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/23/washington-state-university-warns-1-million-about-stolen-hard-drive-containing-personal-data.html

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Internet pokes fun at name for combined AOL-Yahoo

If you merge the letters from AOL and Yahoo, take a few away, and add a “t,” you have Oath, which is what Verizon is planning to call a new entity combining the two companies after its acquisition of Yahoo is complete.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/internet-pokes-fun-at-name-for-combined-aol-yahoo.html

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Hackers can gain control of an insulin pump to inject a harmful dose to patients

Johnson & Johnson is distributing letters to patients using the Animas OneTouch Ping insulin pump, warning that hackers could gain remote access. The pump comes with a remote control, but the connection between the devices isn’t secure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/06/hackers-can-gain-control-insulin-pump-to-inject-harmful-dose-to-patients.html

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Yahoo Publishes NSLs Following Freedom Act Reforms


Yahoo last week published the text of three National Security Letters it received from the FBI in 2013. The letters demand the names, addresses, length of service, and electronic communications transactional records — existing transaction and activity logs and all email header information — of the targets. However, they do not ask for any content — either the subject lines or bodies of emails. Yahoo sent the FBI the name, address and length of service for each of the accounts identified in two of the NSLs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83576.html?rss=1

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FTC challenges Android developers on their use of SilverPush microphone spyware

Article Image The U.S. Federal Trade Commission issued warning letters to a dozen Google Play developers over their use of SilverPush software, which turns Android devices into advertising spy beacons to listen for and track the television programming users are exposed to.

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Concerned about net neutrality, FCC probes Comcast, T-Mobile, & AT&T over data cap exemptions

Article Image The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued letters to Comcast, T-Mobile, and AT&T, asking for more information on perks that exempt some services from counting towards Internet users’ data caps.

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iOS 9 tips: How to re-enable the all-caps virtual keyboard display

Article Image Along with a change to the new San Francisco font, iOS 9 now displays lowercase letters on the virtual keyboard by default when typing non-capitalized letters. This is a change that has been met with some criticism by users, but thankfully Apple has included a way to switch back to the all-caps keyboard.

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Apple to wipe iCloudKit data for iOS 8 and Yosemite betas, new iCloud features affected

Apple on Friday sent out letters to developers testing the iOS 8 beta and OS X 10.10 Yosemite Preview, notifying them of an upcoming server-side wipe of all CloudKit databases scheduled for July 7.



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