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Dairy Queen Confirms Data Breach

A Dairy Queen breach was recently revealed by Brian Krebs, who runs the website Krebs on Security. When Krebs initially uncovered evidence of the Dairy Queen breach, the company was unwilling to believe that their customers’ debit card and credit card information had been stolen....
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Is Tor Traffic Secure?

In the wake of Ed Snowden’s revelations there’s been a litany of calls for the widespread adoption of online anonymity tools. One such technology is Tor, which employs a network of Internet relays to hinder the process of attribution. Though advocates openly claim that “Tor...
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Cryptocat Encrypted Facebook Chat

Open-source chat-encryption tool Cryptocat announced its latest update, which includes full encryption for Facebook private messages, in a blog post Monday. “Cryptocat’s mission is to make encrypted chat accessible and easy to use. With Cryptocat celebrating its third birthday (already!), we’re happy to announce the...
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Heartbleed Bug Information

Dire warnings about Heartbleed, a serious internet security risk affecting millions of websites, is echoing across the internet today. Described as a flaw in OpenSSL, the open source encryption technology used by the vast majority of web servers. The Heartbleed bug is a particularly nasty...
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Personal Information Of 14,000 Texas Students Stolen

Roughly 14,000 current and former Midland Independent School District students in Texas may have had personal information after a laptop and an unsecured external hard drive, both containing student data, were stolen from the back of a district administrator’s vehicle. The laptop and external hard...
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