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Monday, August 24, 2015

Wi-Fi at DEF CON - dealing with the worlds most dangerous network

Computerworld Security: August 24, 2015

Wi-Fi at DEF CON - dealing with the worlds most dangerous network

Wi-Fi can be done securely, even at a hacker conference like DEF CON. Just avoid
open networks and Android.

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DDoS attacks more than doubled compared to Q2 2014

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2. Plenty of fish, and exploits, on dating website

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Plenty of fish, and exploits, on dating website

Recent visitors to Plenty of Fish, an online dating website with over 3 million
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