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Bieber and Kutcher - stars fuming over Twitter hack

May 11, 2010
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Twitter users had a huge shock Monday night when they checked their Twitter account. The number of followers and the number of users they follow were both at zero.Several stars were suddenly very unpopular and...

The 4 biggest security risks to home users

April 27, 2010
The most common security threats to home computers are briefly described below. Cross-site scripting (XSS): Cross site scripting is an attack technique that forces a Web site to display malicious code, which then executes in a users Web browser...

Does the Zeus botnet have your banking information?

April 22, 2010
Although botnets are the most prolific type of malware on the Internet today, most users were unaware of what a serious problem they had become. Recent media coverage of the Zeus botnet has changed all that. A botnet is a...

Have an "Anti-hacker" password

March 25, 2010
How to have an "Anti-hacker" password? Well, I wont go into much detail, but here are a few tips to having a password that will make your account pretty much inaccessible for any hacker out there: Try...