Adultery Minus Women Equals Ashley Madison

A deep dive into the subscriber data by Annalee Newitz of Gizmodo suggests there were even fewer female subscribers than previously believed – in fact, she could only find evidence that about 12,000 out of 37 million total profiles belonged to “real women who were active users of Ashley Madison.”

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Hackers and Scammers Seek to Exploit Ashley Madison Hack

It will come as no surprise that Internet scam artists, quick to take advantage of every public concern, are looking to prey upon those who fear their husbands or wives might be listed in the database of Ashley Madison clients disclosed by hackers.

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John Kerry Writes Emails Assuming Spies Are Reading Them

The Obama crew’s transcendent belief in the power and wisdom of government, which they think should be micro-managing every American business and personal life, is matched only by the staggering incompetence of the hugely expensive government they administer. Now we get this preposterous Secretary of State Kerry glibly assuring us that he writes his mail on the assumption that it will all be stolen as soon as he clicks Send. Not even the Carter years ended with expectations lowered so much.

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After 100+ Days, Google Admits Huge Security Flaw in Android Phones

It’s been compared to the huge “Heartbleed” bug that panicked the Internet last year. It could prove to be an even worse problem than Heartbleed was, because while devising and distributing fixes for that problem was hardly an easy task, it wasn’t as difficult as updating the operating system on some 950 million cell phones from various providers.

Google's lead designer for 'Inbox by Gmail' Jason Cornwell shows the app's functionalities on a nexus 6 android phone during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. Google ramped up its mobile arsenal, upgrading its Nexus line with a new tablet and smartphone, and unveiling its revamped …

Cyber Security Fail: Saluting Hillary Clinton for Not Trusting the Big Gov’t She Worships

Just for a moment, let us indulge McLaughlin and Clift and suppose Hillary Clinton, contrary to all available evidence and testimony, really did set up a private server because she thought the State Department system she was required to use was dangerously vulnerable. What does that tell us about Big Government and its high priestess? The Democrats who saddled us with a gigantic burden of taxes, deficit spending, and regulations don’t trust the multi-trillion-dollar government they’ve built.

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Millennials May Dump Social Media if Privacy Breaches Continue

With the revelations of data snooping and privacy violations by government agencies, clandestine hacker groups and supposedly trusted telecommunications companies accelerating, a new report suggests Generation Y, 18 to 34 year olds, is starting to have “buyer’s remorse” regarding the amount of social media accounts into which they’ve poured the intimate details of their lives.

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Russia and China Sign Mutual No-Hacking Pledge

The Wall Street Journal’s tech blog sees the new anti-hacking mutual defense treaty between Russia and China as a headache for United States intelligence analysts. Not only will the two notoriously aggressive Cyber War powers be able to concentrate their hacking fire on other targets while pooling defensive resources, but the Internet balance of power continues to shift away from the U.S., just as critics of the Obama administration’s decision to hand over Internet domain control to a nebulous international body predicted.

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How Hillary Compromised The President’s E-mail Security

The bottom line is that Hillary Clinton risked national security, and completely destroyed public accountability, for what she claims in her defense was a trifling matter of personal convenience. She’s not qualified to hold any position of trust whatsoever with such astoundingly poor judgment.

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Hacker War: Anonymous vs. the Lizard Squad

The UK Mirror reports a hacking crossfire between Anonymous Protection—a branch of famed hacker collective Anonymous—and the Lizard Squad, which has lately been renting itself out as a band of cyber-attack mercenaries, while threatening to release nude photos of singer Taylor Swift in its spare time.

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We Are On Notice: Terrorists Target Grids

On Sunday, jihadists attacked a main power line in Pakistani Balochistan’s Naseerabad district. As a result, 140 million Pakistanis were left in the dark and two nuclear power plants were knocked off line.

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ObamaCare System Quietly Passing Personal Data to Outside Websites

Remember all those promises about how the ObamaCare website, HealthCare.gov, would be a veritable Fort Knox of data integrity, a super-secure environment where your personal information would be treated like delicate, priceless treasure? Never mind all that! The more your rulers know about you, the better they can predict or manipulate your actions. It was inevitable that data harvested from ObamaCare applications would be stored and put to later use.

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