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iTunes Has Been Hacked, And You’re On The Spot For It

That's right, iTunes has been fully hacked, and your account is quite possibly up for grabs, as are the details of your personal information and your credit cards. Wasn't the whole "We're-Apple-and-we-control-what-gets-into-the-App-Store" thing supposed to prevent this exact scenario? But it's worse than that.

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Biometric IDs: A Really, Really Bad Idea

A lot of security "experts" like to push the idea of "biometric security", that is, using some part of your biological identity (a fingerprint, a retinal pattern, etc) to use as an access code instead of crusty old things like passwords. This sounds great, I mean, only you have your fingerprints, right? And who could […]

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