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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.

Jawbone says hackers stole MyTalk user information

Jawbone, the company behind Bluetooth accessories like the Jambox and various earpieces, on Wednesday told customers that its MyTalk service had been compromised by attackers.

Researchers: Surveillance malware distributed via Flash Player exploit

Political activists from the Middle East were targeted in attacks that exploited a previously unknown Flash Player vulnerability to install a so-called lawful interception program designed for law enforcement use, security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab said Tuesday.

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The everyday agony of the password

We all have to use passwords each and every day, and security expert Rich Mogull thinks that's a shame.

Review: PassLocker helps iOS remember your passwords

Password management is anything but simple; Innovationbox's attempt to bring order to chaos is not entirely successful, but offers a good entry point for those on a budget.

Adobe releases emergency Flash patch for Windows and OS X systems

Adobe recently released an emergency update for Flash Player on all platforms after two vulnerabilities were discovered in the wild targeting Windows and Mac OS X PCs.