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Senator Calls On Facebook, Twitter, Others To Up Security

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

(Reuters) - Sen. Charles Schumer on Sunday called on major U.S. web site operators such as Amazon and Twitter to switch to a more secure protocol to...

FTC Warns About Public Wi-Fi Hotspot Dangers

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

The agency says users on public Wi-Fi hotspots should "only log in to sites that are fully encrypted." Encrypted sites have an https at the beginning of their address and typically have a lock in the lower right corner of the browser.