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Change that Kickstarter password -- crowdfunding website gets hit by hackers

Kickstarter alerted people with accounts on the site that hackers were able to access information like user names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. But it says no credit card data was touched.

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Safari 7 review: Mavericks browser saves battery life, brings further refinements

Safari 7 speeds up Web surfing, but it also takes a few steps backward with its feature set.

FAQs about hacks: Everything you need to know about the Syrian Electronic Army

What is the Syrian Electronic Army? What are they after? Should you be scared? Read on for the answers.

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Hands-on: Hype 2's ten new features

On Tuesday, Tumult released the second version of its HTML5 WYSIWYG animation program, Hype. Associate editor Serenity Caldwell goes hands on to explore ten of the app's new features.

Remains of the Day: A gram of prevention

Apple's trying its hand at high-priced advertising once again; security notes explain the hack that brought down Apple's developer site last month; and Instagram is on the trademark-litigating warpath.

Apple acknowledges developer portal hack

Apple's developer portal has been offline since the middle of last week. On Sunday, Apple explained the outage.

How to use IFTTT to automate your online life

The quietly powerful If This, Then That fetches and carries Web content from one service to another so you don't have to. Learn how it works and check out some of its best 'recipes.'

privacy

W3C rejects ad industry attempt to hijack do-not-track specs

The World Wide Web Consortium has rejected an attempt by the advertising industry to hijack a specification describing how websites should respond to "do not track" requests sent by Web browsers.

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Mac Gems: OneSafe gives 1Password some password-saving competition

There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.

How to protect your PC from Prism surveillance

You have the right to be secure in your electronic communications. Here are a few tips on how to do it.

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