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Developer-signed Mac spyware found on Angolan activist's computer

Previously unknown Mac OS X spyware, signed with a valid Apple Developer ID, has turned up on the laptop of an activist from Angola at a human rights conference in Norway.

The Macalope: He's an ideas guy

Not a good one, but an ideas guy.

Imagining a Passbook-powered digital wallet

iOS 6's Passbook has had a slow start, but if Apple were to turn it into a real, two-way digital wallet that connects customers and retailers, it could be the beginning of something revolutionary.

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CISPA protesters rally, but this Internet blackout may fizzle

Without the endorsement of the big technology firms that helped with the SOPA boycott last year, protests against CISPA aren't drawing the same support or attention.

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How to track a lost computer with Find My Mac

Misplaced your Mac? If you've enabled the free Find My Mac feature of iCloud, you may be able to track it down.

Review: Aegis Bio 3.0 hard drive ideal for security conscious users

Apricorn’s Aegis Bio 3.0 pairs solid performance with enhanced security features to create a nice, all-around external hard drive.

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House approves CISPA over privacy objections

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to approve a controversial cyberthreat information-sharing bill, despite opposition from the White House and several privacy and digital rights groups.

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Microsoft adds two-factor authentication to keep accounts secure

If you're an active user of Outlook, SkyDrive, Office Web Apps, or other Microsoft services, you may want to add two-step verification for an extra layer of security.

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Remains of the Day: Single digits

Apple's got its finger on the pulse of security development, the iPhone should not be a number but a free man, and a former Apple exec is on the market once again.

Review: LastPass takes your passwords to the cloud

If you've always wanted to try a password manager but cost and complexity have held you back, LastPass offers a great solution that is easy to use and comes with a wonderfully attractive price tag.