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Wanting It Bad Enough Won't Make It Work: Why Adding Backdoors and Weakening Encryption Threatens the Internet

ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery | Posted 12.16.2015 | Technology
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery

By Meredith Whittaker and Ben Laurie Co-founders of Simply Secure, an organization that focuses on improving the design of secure technologies. This a...

The Ongoing Battle Against Breaches

Joe Ross | Posted 04.28.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

Antivirus programs are important, but they can't keep up with the rate that malware is evolving.

5 Places Where You Should Never Give Your Social Security Number

Adam Levin | Posted 02.13.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

Every time you go to a new doctor or dentist and they give you a clipboard brimming with documents to fill out and sign, notice how they always ask for your Social Security number? Do you dutifully give it up? Did you ever wonder if they really need it?

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue: A Bargain for the Identity Theft Collective

Adam Levin | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics
Adam Levin

While tight with the purse strings when it comes to public employees, apparently the Walker administration does support full employment for at least one group of workers who clearly don't rely upon collective bargaining: identity thieves.

Sam Stein

Major Airport Vulnerabilities Revealed In Sept 2009 Security Review | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of what President Barack Obama deemed a "systemic failure" to prevent a botched Christmas terrorist attack, he ordered on Tuesday an immed...