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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.

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.

Latest 64-bit Chrome is now stable

Faster, more stable, more efficient, etc….

51 UPS Stores suffer credit card theft

Cash registers had malware installed that collected CC/debit card info.

Another reason you should use Google Chrome

Another layer of protection is being added to Chrome.  Auto blocking of things that will change your browser settings without your knowledge.

Apple Safari Patch

Apple has released a patch for a critical vulnerability in Safari that would allow “click to own.”  If you click on the wrong link, the bad guy has full access to your Mac.  All users should use Software Update to patch.

Adobe patches Flash, Reader, Acrobat

Adobe has released critical patches for Flash, Reader, and Acrobat.  All users should patch ASAP.