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2016 Fantasy Football Draft Guide: The Ultimate Blueprint

The draft used to be the most enjoyable and most important day of the fantasy season. The excitement and fun are still there, but the importance has dwindled, as the ever-evolving world of fantasy football has made in-season maneuvering a bigger responsibility.<p>As much as we prepare, issues will …

Manziel moves into starter's role with Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Johnny Manziel seemed a little taller. Not in height, but definitely in stature.<p>The playmaking, headline-making, …

Your Data Gets Lost Or Stolen Online Frequently. Do You Even Care?

2013 was filled with even more large service providers, government departments and enterprises getting hacked or otherwise loosing your data. Your data was likely lost on multiple occasions just from the breaches in the news, let alone the ones that never made the headlines. Reputation or direct …

Security Blogger Brian Krebs Is Trying To Track Down The Target Hacker By Talking To Suspected Credit Card Thieves

He's been revealing the underground black markets where the Target hackers are allegedly selling the stolen credit cards. (Interestingly, one thing he discovered is that credit cards from non-U.S. banks are priced higher, from $23.62 per card to as high as $135 per card, he says.)<p>On top of that, he …

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Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Blocked Website? Don't Call a Plumber, Use Google Translate.

Here’s an incredibly useful trick for anyone who lives in a country that restricts access to websites, or uses a controlled version of the Internet at work or school. You can turn to Google Translate to access blocked websites, as this thread on Reddit explains.<p>Type or copy/paste the URL into …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Every Tech Ad You’ve Seen, in One Funny Video

Given that we’re going into product launch season, this CollegeHumor clip is nicely timed. Also, it’s the Friday before Labor Day:<p>CollegeHumor’s …

3% Of Americans Still Use Dial-Up Internet

Not all Internet access is equal.<p>The ring of an Internet dial-up connection reminds many people of their favorite ’90s-era web portal, but millions of Americans still connect by phone today, according to recently released study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life project.<p>About …

Practicing Safe BYOD: Is Your Data at Risk?

Image copyright Pixsooz<p>Over the next few years, we’re going to see the ad hoc use of personal devices in the workplace transform into a cohesive, …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Warns of Android Mobile Malware Problem

- Aug 27, 2013<p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for …

Hacker busted by FBI for trying to sell US supercomputer logins

A 24-year-old hacker is facing as mach as 18 months in jail after attempting to sell access to Energy Department supercomputers to an undercover FBI agent. <i>Wired</i> reports that Andrew James Miller pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy and computer fraud, avoiding a maximum sentence of 15 years in …

Think Twice Before You Save Passwords in Your Chrome Browser

It might be convenient to save your Facebook or e-mail password in your Chrome browser so you don't have to repeatedly type it in, but you might want …

Tame Wants To Help Hacks, Flacks, And Other Social Media Types Tame The Noise On Twitter

Twitter has become a boon to journalists wanting to break news. It’s also great for surfacing content relevant to niche topics or specific industries if you follow the right users. However, the realtime and unfiltered nature of those constant updates means that if you follow too many sources it …

Yikes: This new app saves Snapchats without letting the sender know

What supposedly makes Snapchat enjoyable is that messages float away and disappear after one view. It’s ephemeral fun for sharing things that don’t matter too much.<p>After giving it a quick test, I can confirm the app works. First you log in with your Snapchat credentials, and then the app saves all …

Ten-Hut! Presenting Defense Mobile, a mobile carrier for U.S. soldiers

Anyone who has ever spent time in a military town knows there is a whole network of services, ranging from medical and dental care to banking and …

NSA releases outline of security programs, says it 'only' touches 1.6 percent of internet traffic

Even as President Obama proposes a review of NSA procedures and oversight, the organization published a seven page document laying out in broad terms what it does, how it does it and why it thinks that's OK. As <i>Ars Technica</i> points out, the memo claims "We do not need to sacrifice civil liberties for …

Zimmermann’s Law: PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder Phil Zimmermann on the surveillance society

Phil Zimmermann might be a technologist, but he tends to get philosophical when it comes to the issues of privacy and security and how they intersect …

TweetDeck for web and Chrome gets New Tweet panel with image previews, as-you-type suggestions

TweetDeck just received a big upgrade for those who compose as many tweets as they read. Updated versions of TweetDeck's web and Chrome apps now include a simple, dedicated New Tweet panel that shows image previews and streamlines posting to multiple accounts. It should also be much faster -- the …

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Hacker pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards

One of the five men accused of perpetrating the largest hacking scheme ever prosecuted in the U.S., which culminated with the theft of more than 160 million credit card numbers, pleaded not guilty on Monday, according to Reuters.<p>The charges levied against Dmitriy Smilianets, 29, include conspiracy …

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Werner Herzog On His Devastating Anti-Texting-And-Driving Doc

Werner Herzog applied his legendary eye to a very particular piece of brand content–an anti-texting-and-driving documentary from AT&T and BBDO that takes a heartbreaking look at vehicular tragedy from the perspective of victims and perpetrators.<p>If you had to make a list of filmmakers who are …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

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Never before has security been so much in the spotlight as it is today. Every news site (or paper if you still get those where you live) and TV program is littered with details of the latest data breach, virus or hacktivist attack. Yet despite all this attention there are staggering myths and …

North Korea builds online troll army of 3,000

North Korea has put together a team of 3,000 cyber warriors as part of attempts to build support for the regime of leader Kim Jong-Un and destabilize its enemies, according to a South Korean think tank.<p>The hackers include 200 agents who post anti-South Korean comments online to try to demoralise …

Facebook's outmoded Web crypto opens door to NSA spying

"Realistically, right now, breaking 1,024-bit RSA should be considered well within reach by leading nations. This is unsatisfactory as the default security level of the Internet." <br />--Eran Tromer, professor, Tel Aviv University

School massacre joke on Facebook sends teen to court

When is a joke not a joke? When the police say so.<p>This seems to be the indication in the case of Justin Carter -- 18 years old at the time of the alleged incident -- who has reportedly been sitting in a Texas jail since March.<p>It all began after a game a "League of Legends." An argument is said to …