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Europe, US Cut 11th Hour Safe Harbor Deal

Europe and the United States on Tuesday announced a new Safe Harbor agreement that neutralizes the threat of enforcement actions against domestic companies handling overseas data. Called the “EU-US Privacy Shield,” the agreement aims to protect the privacy of data belonging to European citizens when it’s handled by U.S. companies. “The new EU-US Privacy Shield […]

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User Info Safe After LoopPay Attack, Says Samsung

Samsung has assured users that their information is safe following a computer intrusion of a key company linked to its mobile payment system. The intrusion of LoopPay by a gang of hackers known as the Codoso or Sunshock Group may have occurred as early as March. Samsung purchased LoopPay for $ 250 million in February. […]

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Gadget Ogling: An On-the-Go Digital Safe, a Portable Power Plant and a Gimmicky Ghost Buster

Welcome to a new edition of Gadget Dreams and Nightmares, your weekly guide to the best and worst of gadgets that have just rolled off the production line for the first time or have the proverbial ink still drying on their press releases. On our conveyor belt this week are a gas-powered portable charger, a […]

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For Safe, Private Mobile Browsing, Huddle Under F-Secure’s Freedome

At a meeting with the press earlier this year, F-Secure Chief Research Officer Mikko Hypponen — yes, the man who sparked the angry exodus of a small group of malware vendors from the RSA security conference after learning that RSA had worked with the NSA to make a pseudo-random number generator known to be insecure […]

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