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  • Why your online identity can never really be erased

    By Taylor Armerding | 05 August, 2014 05:37

    One seemingly unshakeable truth about the online world since it began is this: The Internet never forgets. Once you post anything online, it is recoverable forever -- the claims of former IRS official Lois Lerner about "lost" emails notwithstanding. Even promises of photos disappearing after a few seconds have been shown to be bogus.

  • Malvertising rise pushes ad industry to action

    By Robert L. Mitchell | 29 May, 2014 21:13

    With hidden malware on the rise, the online advertising industry may finally have to get its governance act together.

  • What is HeartBleed? The biggest security threat the internet has ever seen

    By Martyn Casserly | 12 April, 2014 23:40

    The Heartbleed bug has made headlines all around the world after it was discovered that potentially two thirds of the internet was vulnerable. The erroneous code has exposed encryption keys to would-be hackers, meaning most of our sensitive data is easily stolen. We look at what this means for the future.

  • Worst security snafus of 2012

    By Ellen Messmer | 10 December, 2012 17:57

    The first half of 2012 was pretty bad - from the embarrassing hack of a conversation between the FBI and Scotland Yard to a plethora of data breaches - and the second half wasn't much better, with events including Symantec's antivirus update mess and periodic attacks from hactivists at Anonymous.

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Warning: Tips for secure mobile holiday shopping

I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.