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Google Chrome’s new password maker

Chrome will now suggest “strong” passwords for you.

More on Home Depot breach

Same malware used during Target breach that attacks Microsoft Windows powered POS systems.

Apple to post more security warnings

More emails when account changes occur and wider deployment of 2 factor ID tech within the “Apple Cloud.”

New CTO for USA

Megan Smith, mechanical engineer degrees (undergrad,master) from MIT, ex-Google/Apple employee, will be the next CTO for the US.

Home Depot security breach

Home Depot may have lost credit card numbers.

4chan to use DMCA to remove suspect materials

After the celebrity photo leak, 4chan will start using the DMCA to keep clean.

Chattanooga to provide Free WiFi in city owned buildings

Buildings first phase, parks and open areas second phase.  No dates yet.

Mozilla patches Firefox,Thunderbird

All users of Firefox and Thunderbird should update those products.  New versions autoupdate, but check to be sure.

Apple’s Two Factor authentication doesn’t protect iCloud backups

Or your PhotoStream.  It only protects your logging into your account, iTunes and related purchases, and support related to your ID.

Flaw in “Find My iPhone” could have lead to Celebgate

The large release of nude celebrity photos first posted on 4chan could have been made possible by a flaw in Find My iPhone.  Apple has since fixed the problem.