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July 5, 2012
Security & Privacy
WhiteHat Finds Website Security Has Drastically Improved
Falling rate shows website managers more focused on plugging holes. - Antone Gonsalves
Security & Privacy News
Apple Quietly Pulls Claims of Virus Immunity In the wake of the Flashback malware infestation, Apple has removed a statement from its website that claims its Mac OS X isn't susceptible to viruses.
Privacy Self-regulation Efforts Are Working, Senators Told The online industry doesn't need new privacy legislation because it is doing a good job of protecting users' privacy, an executive of an advertising trade group...
Wickr, a Mobile Privacy Application, Sweeps Digital Crumbs Away A new mobile application for Apple devices called Wickr lets people exchange files and messages without leaving digital traces that could be examined by law...
Latest Security & Privacy News
The U.S. is Nosy: Twitter Releases First Transparency Report
Feds Crack Down on Data Brokers
Targeted Attacks Against Aerospace Industry Use Sykipot Malware
Cars Should Automatically Call for Help After Crashes, EU Parliament Says
Why Network Firewalls and Mainframes Are Still Security Favorites
Ridiculous Claims of Respecting Your Privacy After Violating It
Mobile Privacy Standards to Be Discussed at Government Meetings
Cost of Protecting U.S. Classified Data Doubles Over 10 Years
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Apple Preps 7-inch iPad to Battle Nexus 7, Kindle Fire: Report Bloomberg news agency is reporting that Apple will challenge the Google Nexus 7 and Amazon's Kindle Fire with its own 7-inch tablet called unofficially an iPad Mini.
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