Several presentations at the HOPE hacker conference focused on technologies to impede government surveillance.
Cybersecurity is becoming a bigger concern as more corporate networks store consumer data online.
Hacking has become a catch-all misnomer that actually means having your personal details exposed — and it’s happened to 47 percent of U.S. citizens.
A new report finds the value of black market Twitter accounts has eclipsed the value of stolen credit card data.
The “Snoopy” drone will send a fake signal disguised as a trusted network and intercept everything being sent and received on a device including sites visited, credit card information, location data, usernames and passwords.
The hackers accessed a massive database and 716 megabyte file detailing over a million trades, among other things, and posted it to Karpeles’ personal website.
According to a Kaspersky Lab report, there could be some new cyber security threats on the horizon for the new year — including the rise of cyber mercenaries.
After suffering a significant outage yesterday, Twitter disclosed late Friday afternoon Pacific time that it had been hacked and the accounts of 250,000 users had been compromised.
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LinkedIn Launches iPad App With Bells and Whistles (SocialTimes)
Professional social network LinkedIn has finally launched an app for iPad. The social network obviously has a lot on its plate, having gone public and serving 150 million users per month, but it’s great to see that they took time to reach out to iPad users with a native app. The Washington Post LinkedIn says users often log on to the site through their iPads in the early morning to prepare for meetings and in the evening, on the couch. The iPad app targets these people with a calendar function and other features optimized for the device. Before, they had to use iPad’s Web browser or use an iPhone app that doesn’t take advantage of the iPad’s screen size. VentureBeat Typically, LinkedIn’s most avid users are a relatively affluent crowd, and they’re in their early 30s to 50s, which lines up nicely with tablet ownership demographics (college grads under 65 years of age who earn $75,000 or more per year). PCMag The new iPad app is available for free in Apple’s App Store. In addition to the app, LinkedIn also rolled out a new mobile website for the Safari browser on the iPad. Read more
The phone-hacking scandal at and subsequent shuttering of News Corp.-owned British tabloid News of the World dominated news links shared via Twitter for the week of July 4-8, according to the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism’s New Media Index.