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  1. Your Children Could Open You to Attack

    According to a poll from earlier this year, 75% of households with children and teens have smartphones and more than 50% have tablets. According to a different study, 93% of teens have computer or access to one. With easy, constant access and so much to entertain them—social media, videos and movies, free online games—it’s no…


  2. Stolen Credit Cards Going Out of Style, Healthcare Records in Vogue

    The black market has become so flooded with stolen credit cards that selling them is now less lucrative. This has caused cybercriminals to look for other means of making cash, and many of them are turning to stealing healthcare records. Healthcare records sell for $10/record on the black market, as opposed to the $1/record or…


  3. Supporting the Anonymous Use of Facebook via Tor

    Friday, Facebook announced that the popular social network will be available to users of the Tor anonymizing browser. To eliminate warnings that might prevent users from accessing the .onion service, help users identify the service, and help reduce the likelihood of spoofing attacks, DigiCert issued a digital certificate to Facebook’s .onion address. DigiCert supports the…


  4. This Week in SSL – ISPs Tampering with Encryption, SnapSave Hack, and POODLE

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    We selected the following articles as some of the more interesting pieces of news on the subject of SSL and network security this week. Revealed: ISPs Already Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption And Make Everyone Less Safe Online On Techdirt, Mike Masnick reports on evidence that not only are broadband ISPs throttling Netflix to…


  5. Android Browser Bug Allows Same Origin Policy Bypass

    The AOSP browser in pre-4.4 Android devices contains a vulnerability that allows hackers to see the contents of other web pages that are open during a browser session. This vulnerability affects a huge number of Android devices in use right now, and there is even a Metasploit module to exploit it. “This is a privacy…