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Turkey blocks Google DNS and Twitter's IP addresses in attempt to further censor Twitter

The Turkish Government blocked Twitter a few days ago after it was used to expose alleged government corruption. Turkish residents began using Google’s public DNS service to circumvent the block.<p>Today, a publication based in Turkey is reporting that the Turkish government has also blocked Google’s …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

Google Knows The WiFi Passwords Of Every Android User: Report

Google might have access to WiFi passwords used by every single Android user, a new report suggests. That is a whole lot of WiFi passwords -- maybe most of them in the world.<p>“If an Android device (phone or tablet) has ever logged on to a particular Wi-Fi network, then Google probably knows the …

iOS 7 Will Immunize iPhones From Bogus Charger Attacks

Ars Technica<p>Apple has patched an obscure vulnerability in its iOS operating system that could have allowed a malicious hacker to install malware on …

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SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

Silicon Valley companies deny reports U.S. government has “direct access” to their servers

Some of the tech industry’s biggest and brightest companies denied incredibly damning and wide-reaching reports Thursday from The Guardian and The …

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Justice Department tries to force Google to hand over user data

A new lawsuit in Manhattan pitting the U.S. Department of Justice against Google offers a rare glimpse of how determined prosecutors are to defend a process that allows federal agents to gain warrantless access to user records, and how committed the Mountain View, Calif., company is to defending …

Bootup: Password cracking, Facebook ad snafu, Medium to save blogging and big data does rock

Nine timely links for your delectation, as picked by the Technology team<p>Fascinating insight into pasword hacking:<p>The problem with password strength …

Obama will confront Chinese president over hacking

After allegations over breached weapons systems, cyberattacks will be discussed when leaders meet next week<p>Natasha Lennard<p>May 29, 2013 12:36pm (UTC)<p>While Chinese officials continue to deny reports from security firms that a military unit on the outskirts of Shanghai has been carried out sustained …

With Plan X, the Pentagon tries to turn cyberwarfare into 'World of Warcraft'

Even as cybersecurity has become a buzzword when discussing national security, there are real questions about how to fit online warfare into a traditional military model. How do you explain a hacking attempt to someone who's used to dealing in physical warfare? If you're working on DARPA's Plan X, …

Anatomy of a hack: even your 'complicated' password is easy to crack

In March, readers followed along as Nate Anderson, Ars Technica deputy editor and a self-admitted newbie to password cracking, downloaded a list of …

China Is Winning the Cyber War Because They Hacked U.S. Plans for Real War

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Washington Post</i>'s Ellen Nakashima reports in Tuesday's paper that Chinese cyberthieves have …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

India launches biometric data project to make every citizen count in official eyes

Could a semi-Orwellian programme to collect biometric data for 1.3 billion Indians become a key tool to pull people out of poverty and integrate them …

Boot up: Apple v photos, Amazon's 3D phone?, ninja Google searching and more

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>So Apple, I think you've got a bit confused. Don't worry about sharing, we …

Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created a "waiting list" to handle the deluge of requests, CNET has learned.<p>Court documents show that federal agents were so stymied by the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man accused of distributing crack cocaine that …

Apple’s iPhone Security Measures Prompt Queue Of Unlock Requests From Law Enforcement

Apple faces a whole lot of inbound requests to unlock iPhone devices from law enforcement officials, according to a new report from CNET. Seized iPhones with a passcode lock are apparently secure enough to frustrate a lot of police agencies in the U.S., resulting in a wait list that Apple has put …

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