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Hacked passwords can enable remote unlocking, tracking of Tesla cars

Tesla Motors accounts that enable remote car control are only protected by six-character passwords, researcher says.

Report: Smartphone kill-switch could save consumers $2.6 billion per year

A survey from a Creighton University professor finds almost all consumers want the ability to remotely kill a stolen cellphone.

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'Malleability' attacks not to blame for Mt. Gox's missing bitcoins, study says

A study by Swiss researchers concludes that transaction malleability attacks could not have accounted for Mt. Gox's missing millions

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How to use Tumblr's new two-factor authentication

Tumblr joins a large number of online services that are making it harder for hackers to break into your account thanks to two-factor authentication.

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End-to-end encryption needs to be easier for users before Facebook embraces it

Facebook cites third-party services for users seeking end-to-end encryption

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Mt. Gox kept Bitcoin exchange open despite knowledge of large-scale theft

The exchange continued to operate and collect transaction fees despite its troubles

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Assange at SXSW: 'Who really wears the pants in the administration?'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange questions Obama’s power over the NSA during Day 2 of the SXSW Festival in Austin.

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Lost in translation: The tangled tale of Mt. Gox's missing millions

Mismanagement apparently allowed a massive bitcoin heist

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How the Internet of Things opens your home to cyber threats

Thanks to a growing array of Internet-connected conveniences, your PC is not the only thing in your house at risk of being hacked.

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Blackphone aims to be the most secure Android phone ever

It won't be available until this summer, but its privacy features could be a big hit with the security-minded.