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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"With the issue of Twitter breaching super injunctions & the privacy of actors and footballers being called into question this seems to be a good moment to discuss a much more wide-spread problem which is that the lack of internet privacy means that in just 140 characters you can get yourself fired by your company."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

For what it's worth...

"For the first time, researchers analyze earnings based on 171 college majors"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"NetQin Mobile today warned that it had discovered malware embedded in more than 20 Android applications circulating via various forums on the Internet which auto-dials phone numbers to incur high user fees. The infected mobile applications include QQ Doudizhu, Voice SMS, Drag Racing, Trader, Donkey Jump, Jungle Monkey and Gold Miner among others."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

 Social braggarts everywhere….with too many out of sight, out of mind, and clearly out ot touch!

"The number of people we can truly be friends with is constant, regardless of social networking services like Twitter, according to a new study of the network"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

I don’t know whether to be excited or concerned…

"Sometime in the next few weeks, technicians will finish installing digital controls for the operating and safety systems of a nuclear plant reactor in western South Carolina, a move being closely watched by other nuclear complexes."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"The exploit uses an advanced clickjacking approach designed to allow an attacker to hijack his victims cookies without any XSS. Fraudsters can setup a malicious site that persuades victims to drag and drop pictures or objects. The drag and drop technique allows the hacker to exploit the weakness and steal valuable cookies which hold login names and hashed passwords to access various websites."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

The game of state appears very different today but functions as it always did...with officials wielding the best weapons available to achieve a certain ends!

"CHINA has admitted for the first time that it had poured massive investment into the formation of a 30-strong commando unit of cyberwarriors - a team supposedly trained to protect the People's Liberation Army from outside assault on its networks."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

Technology mimicking life…

"a professor of computer science at Wake Forest University, is training an army of "digital ants" to turn loose into the power grid to seek out computer viruses trying to wreak havoc on the system."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Lockheed Martin, the nation’s largest military contractor, has battled disruptions in its computer networks this week that might be tied to a hacking attack on a vendor that supplies coded security tokens to millions of users, security officials said on Friday."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"Skype has published an update that provides an easy way for users to log back into the system following a software glitch that resulted in the VoIP service hanging up on users on Thursday."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"China has become the first country to reach the 900 million mobile phone user milestone after amassing about 11 million mobile phone users in April alone, according to a report by the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

What a great big idea...

"The Square Kilometer Array needs to borrow your hard drive"

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"...the White House has mandated that agencies enable IPv6 on public-facing servers and services by September 2012 and enable the new protocols on internal applications within two years after that."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"A 22-year-old Australian university student has solved a problem which has puzzled astrophysicists for decades, discovering part of the so-called 'missing mass' of the universe during her summer break."

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Posted By Carl Engelbrecht

"In an undated notice on its website, Honda Canada said that the data breach 'involved the unauthorized access of information as held in our records in 2009, specifically name, address, vehicle identification number (VIN), and in a small number of cases, Honda Financial Services account numbers.'"

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