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We have recently encountered a fortune teller app that isn’t just trying to forecast the future; it is also stealing user information—and not to predict good fortune for the user. Last week, the Information-Technology Promotion Agency, Japan (IPA) issued a security warning about the discovery of yet another Japanese Android app that extracts personally identifiable […]

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Today is the day that the United States Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) is scheduled to be voted on. Lamar Smith, a Texas republican, drafted the bill to address the film and music industry’s growing concerns around online piracy. SOPA would effectively allow both the US government and copyright holders to seek court orders against […]

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I had the good fortune to recently attend GrrCON (pronounced “Grrrr Con”), one of the larger Midwestern United States information security and hacking conferences. Moxie Marlinspike kicked off the event with his keynote presentation titled “SSL And The Future Of Authenticity.” He gave the same presentation at DEFCON, which my colleague Chester Wisniewski detailed in […]

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