Robert Haavie

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First targeted attack to use Android malware discovered

Kaspersky uncovers trojan spread by "spear-phish" to Tibet activists.<p>Malware used to spy on Tibetan activists and other ethnic groups in China is …

Your robot army, controlled by Arduino and Bluetooth

Open-source hardware project shrinks Arduino, adds wireless, creates awesome.<p>Soon, you could make everything in your life …

Why Paid Email Will Never Beat Gmail

Much has been said over the demise of Google Reader and what it should mean to users. A popular position advocated by many tech bloggers is that you …

Google Reader

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 …

Information Security

Nuts-and-bolts look at password cracking

Ars Technica's Nate Anderson decided to try cracking passwords (from a leaked file of MD5 hashes), to see how difficult it was. After a very long …

What's the Fastest Cloud Storage Service?

From Dropbox and Google Drive to SkyDrive, all of the major online storage services have their own unique strengths, but we wanted to answer one …