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Archive for December 2012

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Welcome to the December podcast – our last official podcast of 2012. In this episode, I’ll be running down some of the biggest online privacy and security events of the last year. From the Zappos and LinkedIn password breaches, to the epic hacking of reporter Mat Honan, I’ll be providing user tips and suggestions to help you avoid some of the privacy pitfalls of 2012.

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spider.io is talking about a bug they discovered in Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6-10. Evidently the bug allows tracking of your mouse movement even if the browser window has been minimized and you have a different application active.

They say that at least two companies providing display ad analytics are already using this exploit to improve their analysis.

OUCH! Yet another good reason to use any browser but IE.

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Dec/12

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It looks like Syria is back.

It looks like Syria is back on the Internet again.
I have not seen any indications of unusual atrocities the, so why the short outage?

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