Emily Molander

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Three Steps You Can Take to Protect Yourself From Online Spying

The recent PRISM scandal has validated both the general public's growing unease with federal law enforcement agencies, and many of the fringe …

VPNs: What They Do, How They Work, and Why You're Dumb for Not Using One

For as ubiquitous as connectivity has become and how reliant we've grown on it, the Internet is still a digital jungle where hackers easily steal …

Stupid Criminals Get Caught After Stupidest Facebook Mistake Yet

Just when I thought criminals with Facebook accounts can't possibly be more stupid, another imbecile comes along and proves me wrong by robbing an …

Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious apps with system access

Security researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes …

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Dell adds anti-hacking protection to all business PCs

SEATTLE — In a move that should drive millions of security-hardened computers into the workplace, Dell has begun factory-installing sophisticated anti-hacking software into all commercial-grade Dell PCs.<p>Dell last week announced that it will add sandboxing technology from Invincea to its Latitude, …

Hackers in four-year effort to steal S.Korea military secrets

BOSTON — A mysterious group of computer hackers has spent four years spying on the South Korea military, U.S. security software maker McAfee said Monday, citing evidence uncovered from malicious software samples.<p>The findings, which were not confirmed by authorities in Seoul, provide one possible …