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Canadian social security numbers stolen using heartbleed bug

15 Apr 2014  by Dan Raywood
Canadian social security numbers stolen using heartbleed bug
The Heartbleed took a major turn last night, as it was revealed that at least two websites have suffered breaches as a result of the vulnerability.

Game of Drones: Google clashes with Facebook over drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace

15 Apr 2014  by Angela Moscaritolo
Game of Drones: Google clashes with Facebook over drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace
It looks like Google is the latest tech giant entering the game of drones. The Web giant on Monday confirmed it has agreed to purchase drone maker Titan Aerospace for an undisclosed sum.

Could big data end our drought problems?

14 Apr 2014  by Gil Allouche
Could big data end our drought problems?
Globally, people are beginning to realise they can’t continue using resources, especially water, with such abandon as they have in the past. But could big data solve our problems in the future?

Report: Half of all Twitter accounts are silent stalkers

14 Apr 2014  by David Murphy
Report: Half of all Twitter accounts are silent stalkers
According to the social media site, approximately 44 per cent of Twitter's 947 million accounts or so have never sent a single tweet.

Ask the expert: 5. What's the future of mobile security?

14 Apr 2014  by Paul Cooper
Ask the expert: 5. What's the future of mobile security?
Cyber criminals today are using mobile malware to steal business secrets, and it’s up to you to keep your personal data and the data of your business secure. Security expert David Em tells us how.

NSA: "We didn't exploit Heartbleed for surveillance purposes"

14 Apr 2014  by Chloe Albanesius
NSA: "We didn't exploit Heartbleed for surveillance purposes"
The National Security Agency (NSA) today denied that it has known about the Heartbleed bug for years and used it for surveillance efforts, following accusations published by Bloomberg.

“Women Who Eat On Tubes” founder claims group removed from Facebook

11 Apr 2014  by Alex Hamilton
“Women Who Eat On Tubes” founder claims group removed from Facebook
Founder of divisive Facebook group "Women Who Eat on Tubes", Tony Burke, has claimed that the group has been removed from the social network amid protests from women about its content.

Data storage pioneer bags prestigious €1m Millennium Technology Prize

10 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Data storage pioneer bags prestigious €1m Millennium Technology Prize
Stuart Parkin is credited with creating the technology that allows most of us to use social networks, stream films and search for information online, following Tim Berners-Lee in winning the award.

Facebook delivers a “win” for users and brands through privacy checkup

10 Apr 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Facebook delivers a “win” for users and brands through privacy checkup
The social network has made a number of changes to the way content is shared in order to make it more simple for users to work out who sees what content.

Heartbleed bug was potentially exploited months before being widely publicised

10 Apr 2014  by Darren Allan
Heartbleed bug was potentially exploited months before being widely publicised
We know that Heartbleed is a gaping security wound in the side of the Internet, but how long have attackers been leveraging the exploit for?

Facebook pulls "soldiers should be murdered" page

09 Apr 2014  by Alex Hamilton
Facebook pulls "soldiers should be murdered" page
A Facebook page professing to believe that all soldiers should be raped and murdered has been removed by Facebook following multiple complaints - but for violating copyright, not for its content.