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App Spotlight: TigerText promises to keep text messages private and secure

If you're trading in sensitive information, you'll want to install this app on all your workers' devices.

Remains of the Day: International affairs

Apple aims for India adoption, breaks new ground down under, and gets super in the UK.

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NBC.com hacked to serve up banking malware

NBC said it was working to clear up the issues, which also affected some of its other websites.

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Remains of the Day: Do not pass go

One forum posts some iPictures of iSlabs of iAluminum, Apple plans to lock down an iOS bug, and Greenlight has a catchy proposal for Apple shareholders.

How to disable Java on your Mac

Given the recent hacks at Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, it's time for drastic action: removing or disabling Java on your Mac. Rich Mogull explains why and how.

Remains of the Day: Rollin' on the river

More details on how Facebook, Twitter, and Apple got rolled; Jony Ive on how Apple rolls with product naming; and bet you can't guess which car company's communications guy Apple recently hired.

Don't get Apple picked: How to protect your Mac from theft in public places

Protecting your Mac from theft in public places might seem like a pain, but taking a few steps can save you a lot of hassle down the road, as Ben Boychuk learned firsthand.

Apple confirms cyber attack, releases Java update and malware removal tool

Apple confirmed to Reuters on Tuesday that some of its employees were victims of cyber attacks.

Facebook targeted by hackers, says no user data compromised

Facebook said Friday it had been the target of a sophisticated hacking attack but that it had no evidence any user data had been compromised.

Exploit allows contacts, photos access on a locked iPhone 5

An exploit first posted in late January allows someone to access the photos and contacts stored on a locked iPhone 5 running iOS 6.1.