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Shellshock just 'a blip' says Richard Stallman as Bash bug attacks increase

First it was Heartbleed, now it’s Shellshock. Two vulnerabilities affecting many of the planet’s web users have hit widely deployed free and open source software in a matter of months.<p>Heartbleed brought about distrust in OpenSSL, which was designed to make websites more secure but instead opened …

Rodgers: Balotelli can become world-class like Suarez

The Italy international joined the club in a £16 million deal from AC Milan in the summer and the Reds manager believes the star can fulfill his potential at Anfield<p>Brendan Rodgers admits that Mario Balotelli is not yet world-class, but has backed him to emulate Luis Suarez and fulfil his potential …

FBI tells Apple, Google their privacy efforts could hamstring investigations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Apple and Google have won praise from privacy proponents for efforts to encrypt their latest smartphones in a way that would prevent law enforcement from accessing certain private data. The FBI, not so much.<p>Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey told reporters …

This 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot Rewards You For Sharing Your WiFi

Way back in 2012, I wrote about the Karma hotspot—a puck-shaped mobile hotspot that came with a novel idea: The more you shared your connection with other users, the more free data you got. The idea was that, if enough people played along, the company could theoretically blanket a good chunk of the …

Storing metadata would cost 'tens of millions of dollars', says Vodafone

The cost of establishing a scheme to retain Australian’s web and phone data would run into “tens of millions of dollars”, according to Vodafone.<p>A Senate hearing on Friday into Australia’s telecommunications interception laws was told by Vodafone that retaining the type of data the federal …

West v Russia: Propaganda war rages on | US & Canada

Before we delve into some of the details of the ongoing propaganda war between the West and Russia, which has intensified since the outbreak of the crisis in Ukraine last September, let me give you an example of how propaganda can be spread at no cost at all.<p>Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop …

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