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Hackers Likely Gained Access To Sensitive Data About Military, Intelligence Personnel

AP | KEN DILANIAN and TED BRIDIS | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and militar...

Want to Fend Off Cybercrooks? Wear Protection!

Michael L. Berman | Posted 05.22.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Every year at this time we anxiously await Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report, hoping that this would be the year that all cybercrooks would disappear. But, as usual, our hopes have been stomped upon by the facts.

The Secret Trick To Making The Puffiest Pancakes

Food52 | Posted 05.15.2015 | Taste
Food52

Pancakes are not cakes. But wouldn't they be better if they were?

Will 2015 Be the Year of the Healthcare Hack?

Jason Glassberg | Posted 05.26.2015 | Technology
Jason Glassberg

Unless healthcare executives begin making significant changes now to their security setups, we could see many more breaches hit this industry.

Dana Liebelson

Meet the Algerian Hackers Attacking French Websites Over The Charlie Hebdo Massacre

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After last week's terrorist attack on the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, a number of local French government websites were hac...

Dana Liebelson

Obama Asks Congress For Stricter Laws On Data Hacking And Privacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to pass new measures to protect Americans online, including requiring U.S. companies to...

Polar Vortex of 2015's Cray-Cray Banished Words

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

To put it a different way: "Dang these kids today." Anyway, as usual the comments from people proposing words for the banished list were pretty amusing at times.

Hack vs Flack? What's the Problem? Geography!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In an increasingly globalized world, albeit with local interests, where stories often break on social media before anyone has time to breathe, journalists and PR pros can't afford to be "geography challenged."

Technology Companies Need To Take Responsibility And Give Us A Better Default

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 11.05.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

It's no longer a surprise to hear that a major company has had their customers' personal information compromised. Every day identity theft becomes mor...

5 Reasons Not to Look for Those Nude Celebrity Photos

Adam Levin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

If you are not particularly worried about being high-minded here, there is another consideration, which is, by looking at the pictures, you are giving criminals a purpose for their act (at least with a degree or so of separation) and causing someone distress. Is it really worth it?

Gerry Smith

Your Password Laziness Makes Life So Much Easier For Russian Hackers

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

A gang of Russian hackers recently stole more than 1 billion usernames and passwords, and they likely got help from an unlikely accomplice: you. Ou...

The Next Big Programming Language You've Never Heard Of

Wired | Cade Metz | Posted 07.07.2014 | Huffpost Code

"C++ is an extremely fast language—meaning software built with it runs at high speed—and it provides great control over your code. But it’s not ...

A Trick For Juicing Citrus

Food52 | Posted 09.06.2014 | Taste
Food52

You deserve 10 citrus desserts for being so efficient.

Hacking Cubanos: Our Version Of The Cubano

Anne Maxfield | Posted 08.09.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Since we've been loving the smoked pork tenderloin so much, I thought it would be interesting to try it in a sandwich.

Spotify Hack Hits One Unlucky User

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

Dun-dun-dun. Spotify has discovered that a hacker was able to exploit a security vulnerability, which the company says affected only one user. Ther...

eBay Wants You To Change Your Password After Huge Hack

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 05.21.2014 | Technology

On Wednesday morning, eBay told its users to change their passwords. The online auction house and retailer announced in a press release that it had be...

How To Magically Make A Hard Taco Shell In The Microwave

Foodbeast | Posted 07.20.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

Life is filled with unexpected shortcuts to make your suburban life easier.

Giving Away My Smarts: 5 Premium Social Tools to Grow Your Business

James Calder | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
James Calder

Social marketing for business is a long-term business strategy that takes years to perfect regardless of whether you are using free or premium tools to execute your goals.

Who Needs the Gestapo When You Have 'Angry Birds'?

Robert Scheer | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

What is alarming is the depth of detail, as well as the breadth of the information, gleaned from the ubiquitous mobile phone apps, including political affiliation and gender preferences, geographical location, an extensive network of one's friends and even distant associates.

How to Trick Your Oven into Thinking It Works in a Pizzeria

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

The trick for perfectly crispy crust.

Nasdaq Site Hacked

Reuters | John McCrank | Posted 09.18.2013 | Technology

By John McCrank NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cyber-criminals targeted Nasdaq OMX Group's community forum website and gained access to the email...

Why Behavior Change Apps Fail to Change Behavior

Nir Eyal | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology
Nir Eyal

Imagine walking into a busy mall when someone approaches you with an open hand. "Would you have some coins to take the bus, please?" he asks. But in this case, the person is not a panhandler. The beggar is a PhD.

What the Hack at Reputation.com Means for Your Data

Drew Hendricks | Posted 08.10.2013 | Technology
Drew Hendricks

Building a reputation online is difficult enough; re-building one is another story entirely. It's still too early to tell how this attack will impact the site's bottom line, but there are things to learn from the incident. How can sites help ensure they're hack-proof?

Anonymous, GoDaddy and SOPA: A Warning of What's to Come

Dan Johnson | Posted 11.11.2012 | Technology
Dan Johnson

If a disruption of service for less than eight hours will make this big of a splash on the internet, as is the intent of recent cybersecurity legislation, imagine what a complete shutdown of the internet will do.

Do Hackers Owe The FBI An Apology?

NBC News | Posted 11.10.2012 | Technology

A small Florida publishing company says the million-record database of Apple gadget identifiers released last week by the hacker group Anonymous was s...