internet

Verizon gives 120 million customers a cookie they can’t delete

Verizon has been adding a unique identifier to its cell phone customers’ web traffic – and it can be used to track users’ actions in exactly the same way as a cookie can.

But, unlike a cookie, it can’t be deleted.


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Kaspersky Lab “accidentally” defends monitoring of innocent internet users in online article

“You shouldn’t be paranoid and try to conceal your location while online.”

Seriously? This from a computer security company?


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Tesco customers’ usernames and passwords exposed by hackers

A list revealing more than 2000 usernames and passwords, belonging to owners of Tesco Clubcards, has been published on the internet raising concerns once again about how accounts are protected from online criminals.


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Syria disappears off the face of the internet

It looks like internet access into and out of Syria has been shut down, cutting the country off from the rest of the internet.


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Don’t be dumb in internet cafes in 2009

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Apples, viruses and internet snowballs

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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BNP membership list posted onto internet

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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The spy who loved me: NASA, spyware, and online romance

It used to be the case that single men and women met down the pub, at pottery classes, or at the funfair just behind the dodgems. But today, with more and more people working longer hours, many – if not finding love in the workplace – are turning to internet dating websites for romance.


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