Tuesday, 25 June 2013

[TechRepublic] Cyberwarfare challenges / Facebook 'shadow' profiles

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TechRepublic Member | June 25, 2013

Cyberwarfare: Characteristics and challenges

The specter of cyberwarfare isn't just a problem for governments -- many types of organizations could be in the line of fire. Knowing the types of attacks and their probability will help you prepare. Read more

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Energy Efficient Cooling for Data Centers: A Close-Coupled Row Solution

Check out this article to learn more about the efficiency benefits of row-based cooling compared to two other common cooling architectures.

Convenience or security: You can't have both when it comes to Wi-Fi

Open Wi-Fi networks can be a godsend when you need them. Michael P. Kassner interviews a network-security expert who explains why bad guys like them even more. Read more

Posts from ZDNet


Firm: Facebook's shadow profiles are 'frightening' dossiers on everyone

The security researchers who found Facebook's 'shadow profiles' bug have rung the alarm that Facebook is compiling "frightening" dossiers on everyone possible. Read more

Anger mounts after Facebook's 'shadow profiles' leak in bug

Facebook said Friday it fixed a bug that exposed contact info for over six million accounts. The admission revealed its 'shadow profile' data collection activities, and users are furious. UPDATED. Read more

NSA instigates security measures to hamper future whistleblowers

A new "two-man rule" will be put into place to stop administrators from having access to entire governmental systems. Read more

Secret NSA documents on data collection appear more relaxed than first told

More secret and classified materials have been leaked by a U.K. newspaper. This time, the top secret guidelines that authorizes data collection of "non-U.S. persons" are on show. Read more

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Windows 8, Android combine in the amazing Samsung Ativ Q (pictures)

A full Windows 8 laptop, Windows tablet and Android tablet with a cool hinge, the Ativ Q is a fascinating product. View on site

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