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  • Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat

    Protecting against Heartbleed: Live chat
    Earlier this week, Tumblr sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately due to the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed." As Times tech reporter Salvador Rodriguez reported, the...
  • NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers

    NSA denies reports it exploited 'Heartbleed' to spy on consumers
    The National Security Agency denied a report that it has exploited the "Heartbleed" bug to spy on consumers for the past two years. "NSA was not aware of the recently identified vulnerability in OpenSSL, the so-called Heartbleed vulnerability, until...
  • What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?

    What happened to Ellen DeGeneres' epic Oscars Twitter selfie?
    Twitter users are reporting that numerous tweets have begun to disappear, including the most retweeted picture of all time: Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie. Users of the popular microblogging service began tweeting the disappearance of various tweets...
  • A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?

    A Word, Please: Are initials in parentheses really necessary?
    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I’ll get an email saying something like, “It drives me nuts when people say ‘Fruit is a healthy snack’ instead of ‘Fruit is a healthful snack.&...
  • A Word, Please: Use of initials is driving me crazy (DMC)

    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I'll get an email saying something like, "It drives me nuts when people say 'Fruit is a healthy snack' instead of 'Fruit is a healthful snack.' Please write a column telling...
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • 'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings

    'XXX Freak Fest' at Airbnb rental a lesson in online dealings
    Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party. Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
  • Another way to harm Social Security: wreck its customer service

    Another way to harm Social Security: wreck its customer service
    It's no secret that if you really want to destroy a business, just hack away at its customer service. (Sears has been testing this axiom with considerable vigor.) The principle also holds true for government programs, which is why you should be very...
  • Peeps Recipe Contest Rules (the fine print)

    Peeps Recipe Contest Rules (the fine print)
    2014 Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. The Baltimore Sun Peeps Recipe Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Peeps and the Baltimore Sun. Contest is offered only in the Maryland and is subject to...
  • Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported

    Possible breach of DMV online customers' credit card data reported
    MasterCard said Saturday said it was investigating reports that the California Department of Motor Vehicles may have suffered a breach of credit card data involving online transactions for agency services. MasterCard is “aware of and...
  • Credit card companies seek new ways to increase payment security

    Credit card companies seek new ways to increase payment security
    In the wake of some wide-ranging breaches in credit card data, Mastercard and Visa this month announced an initiative to increase payment security, including expanding chip technology in the U.S. “The recent high-profile breaches have served as...