In the wake of the latest leak involving 5 million Gmail addresses and (some) passwords, the advice was the same one we give in every situation like this: Change your password — especially if you re-use it on multiple services and websites
But if you’re checking to see if your email address and password is on the leaked list, beware of how you do it. You could get roped into another attack.
In the frenzy to figure out whether this leak was very bad…
President Obama will address the nation Wednesday night to outline his strategy for dealing with the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
Obama will use the 9 p.m. ET speech to present a vigorous strategy only days after he told reporters he didn’t have one.
According to a preview of the president’s address sent to reporters earlier Wednesday evening, Obama is expected to announce that America “will lead…
President Obama will interrupt viewers of CBS, ABC, Fox and NBC at 9 p.m. on Wednesday for a rare prime-time address about his strategy for fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.
Those viewers — Americans seeking a mindless reprieve from the stresses of their daily lives through shows like NBC’s America’s Got Talent, ABC’s Modern Family, FOX’s Hell’s Kitchen and a CBS football special — will hear from a president who is relying on the gravity of a prime-time address to convey…
You know how Tim Cook said that Apple would start to improve iCloud security in the wake of those stolen celebrity nude photographs?
Well, it’s already starting. As first spotted by Mac Rumors, Apple is now sending out email alerts to users when someone logs in to iCloud accounts from the web.
I decided to test out the new notification by logging into iCloud.com from both my iTunes account and my iCloud account.
The iCloud account…
A new set of stolen credit card numbers may have originated from The Home Depot, according to a report based on information from numerous banks.
The breach, first published by security reporter Brian Krebs, features American and European cards that became available for purchase on Sept. 2. The Home Depot confirmed to Krebs that the company is investigating “unusual activity.”
Krebs noted that the banks he spoke with had…
Transphobic edits to Wikipedia entries, including one for the HBO show “Orange is the New Black,” have been tied to the IP address used by staff within the House of Representatives.
The editor claims to be a woman who has been directed by a member of Congress to make the changes.
The IP address 22.214.171.124 has now been blocked for the third time this summer
On Wednesday, an anonymous user altered an entry about…
The late Philip Seymour Hoffman, portraying the rebellious Hunger Games gamemaker Plutarch Heavensbee, opens the first official Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 teaser trailer with stern advice for District 13′s President Coin (played by Julianne Moore)
“Listen to me. No one else can do this but [Katniss],” Heavensbee tells Coin. “We need to unite these people out there. She is the face of this rebellion. They’ll follow her.”
Skype updated its Android app Wednesday, and the 5.0 version syncs users’ address books from their phones to their Skype accounts.
First, users will have to verify their phone numbers in the app to sync contacts. Then, the phone’s address book will instantly import information on the Skype contact list. Those who have Microsoft accounts will also be able to automatically import contact lists from other Microsoft programs like Outlook.
Here’s how the…
This fall, Apple will release OS X Yosemite, the latest version of its operating system for the Mac. OS X Yosemite features a brand-new look, tons of new features and tight integration with iOS 8
If you can’t wait until the fall, though, Apple is releasing OS X Yosemite beta to the public — for the first 1 million users that sign up. That means you can try out OS X Yosemite before it is officially released, bugs and all
We’ve had some time…