Linda S Malloy

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This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …

The power of tears: Why Google has its eye on smart contact lenses

When the cronut craze swept across New York in early spring of last year, the only major inconvenience associated with Dominique Ansel's novel culinary confection was the pain of waiting in line to get it. For a responsible person living with Type 1 (or Type 2) diabetes, like my good friend Cara, …

When hackers steal your info, here’s where it goes

Recent large-scale hacks at Target and Neiman Marcus are a reminder that credit card theft is a growing issue. Hackers find a way to install malware …

Microsoft offers overseas data storage in response to NSA concerns

Today, Microsoft announced an unpredecented response to concerns of NSA data access, offering customers in foreign countries the option of having their data stored outside US borders. According to a <i>Financial Times</i> report, the company decided to launch the program after discovering the NSA was using …

Yahoo search gets safer with automatic encryption

Just as Marissa Mayer promised, Yahoo has started plugging security holes ahead of its self-imposed Q1 2014 deadline. From now on, all of your searches done via the internet giant's home page will be automatically routed through a secure server. However, this appears to only be in place for the US …

Threat of cybercrime heightened for Main Street

As the data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and now potentially Michaels have unfolded, large retailers naturally are paying more attention to securing data, but the threat may be heightened for small to midsized businesses.<p>Smaller ventures are particularly vulnerable because cybercriminals know …

Yahoo Mail resets user passwords after discovering an attempted breach

A bad month for Yahoo Mail just got worse. The company said today that it has detected "a coordinated effort" to hack into Yahoo Mail accounts, and reset passwords for the accounts that are affected. A spokeswoman declined to say how many accounts were affected, and said the company is working with …

Yahoo Hacked And How To Protect Your Passwords

Yahoo yesterday announced that Yahoo mail has been the focus of a co-ordinated hack and that at this time it has confirmed a number of users e-mail accounts have been compromised – you may be one of them (and if you are see below for my top tips on how to secure your passwords going forward). It is …

Apps vulnerable to hacking, warns security company

Huge numbers of apps in both Apple's and Google's app stores have been targeted for hacking, with financial apps on Android particularly vulnerable, according to new research.<p>In significant numbers of cases, apps have been hacked and uploaded to third-party stores or Google Play either to capture …

Flaky Sour Cream Biscuits

Biscuits are a quick and easy thing to make when you want to serve bread as a side dish, either on a weeknight or during a big holiday meal like …

Oreo Balls

<i>Oreo cookies combine with Peppermint Mocha Kahlua and peppermint bark to create festive and delicious Oreo Cookie Balls.</i><p>If you follow MBA on …

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

<i>Tomato and mozzarella salad with arugula and fresh basil vinaigrette.</i><p>If you’ve read MBA for any length of time, you know that I’m kind of a …

Dessert Wine and Raspberry Tiramisu

A traditional tiramisu is a “pick me up” because ladyfingers are soaked in an espresso mixture before being layered together with rich cream and more …

10 Things in Nature That Are Not the Color You'd Expect

Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.<p>Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.