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Security

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  • Virus threat low for smart TV; Syncing Google Calendar

    Q: I recently bought a smart TV. Can it get infected by a computer virus? If so, can it be protected against viruses? A: There have not yet been any reports of computer virus attacks on smart TVs, although some experts believe that will eventually...
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs

    Austrian data activist's suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs
    VIENNA (Reuters) - Data protection activists challenging Facebook in a Vienna court said on Wednesday they had closed the list of plaintiffs after 25,000 people joined a campaign alleging that the social media giant had violated users' privacy. "We hoped...
  • 5 questions for Facebook's security chief

    Joe Sullivan sat in a suite atop the Rio Hotel this week, with his iPhone’s Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities shut off. Eighteen floors below Sullivan, who is the chief security officer at Facebook, were thousands of hackers who had descended on Las...
  • Cyber-Security Experts Name 'Most-Hackable' Cars

     
    We'll get right to the point, as time is of the essence in this fast-paced new world of connected cars and cybersecurity anxiety: You may be driving one of the "Most Hackable" cars as designated by researchers. On Wednesday, Twitter......
  • How to deal with the Russian cyber theft

     How to deal with the Russian cyber theft
    In a small city in south central Russia, a gang of computer criminals has amassed a huge cache of stolen Internet credentials. They've swiped a mind-boggling 1.2 billion user name and password combinations, The New York Times reports. And more than 500...
  • Stopping cyberattacks likened to a war and experts say the crooks are winning so far

    SAN JOSE, Calif. After last week's stunning revelation that Russian crooks had stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords, the biggest breach on record, experts say making the Internet more secure will take a huge global effort bolstering website...
  • Stopping cyber attacks likened to a war, and experts say the crooks are winning so far

    Following this week's stunning revelation that Russian crooks have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords, the biggest breach on record, experts say making the Internet more secure will take a massive global effort everything from bolstering...
  • Massive data breach reported: monitor your accounts and change your passwords

    I just changed the passwords on a bunch of my banking, financial, social media and email accounts. Here's why you should consider doing that, too. A cybersecurity firm said it has uncovered about 1.2 billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500...
  • Rachel Marsden: Separating cybersecurity hype from reality

    LAS VEGAS -- The big players in the global information-security industry are intermingling with computer hackers this week at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Even Chris Inglis, who stepped down as the deputy director of the National Security...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    AND SO IT GOES 1 1/2 stars. Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton team for the first time in a wincingly sappy three-quarter-life rom-com about a Scrooge-like widower and a wifty lounge-singing widow and the unexpected appearance of a cute-as-a-button...