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Man makes fun of Heartbleed, posts passwords online, gets ‘hacked’

A man posted his account passwords online for all the world to see, and his accounts gets compromised not long after. Surprised? Neither were we. You can learn more here.

Microsoft releases Office Online Apps on Google’s Chrome Web Store

Microsoft released its Office Online Apps to the Google Chrome Web Store as well. Learn more here.

After Heartbleed, FEMA gives universities boatloads of cash for cybersecurity research

FEMA is enlisting the help of U.S. universities as part of an overall effort to combat cyber threats. You can learn more here.

Pew: 7 percent more people report having personal data stolen online since mid-2013

More people report thefts of crucial personal data since July of last year, according to a Pew Research Center study. You can learn more here.

At $1,500, Toshiba’s 4K laptop is affordable, and launches next week

Toshiba just took the wraps of a new 4K laptop, which will be launching next week. You can learn more about the Toshiba Satellite P55t here.

Heartbleed Bug claims 900 Canadian taxpayers as its first victims

Attackers have exploited the Heartbleed Bug vulnerability to remove the Social Insurance Numbers (SIN) of hundreds of taxpayers from the registry of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

When did tech get so political? Let’s stop ousting executives

Lately, tech has gotten really political. One major executive has resigned from Mozilla because of his views on gay marriage, and a Dropbox board member is now under fire for her past. Is this the new reality?

Mozilla names marketing exec Chris Beard as interim CEO after Brendan Eich resignation

Mozilla has a new interim CEO. Chris Beard, the firm's head of marketing, will assume the post after Brendan Eich's recent resignation. Learn more here.

ASUS M70AD-US003S review

Is the ASUS M70AD a do-it-all mid-tower PC, or is it a lightweight trying to hold its own in a heavyweight Could use more USB 3.0 ports Limited upgradabilityfight?

  • Pros: Compact and conveniently-placed front ports, Strong proc...
  • Cons: Could use more USB 3.0 ports

OpenSSL Foundation president asks for more financial support in the wake of Heartbleed

The head of the organization that handles the money used to support OpenSSL has asked for additional funds to help the team that works on the software. Learn more here.

Scan websites for Heartbleed with this Google Chrome browser extension

You can protect yourself from the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability with Chromebleed, a free Google Chrome browser extension. Learn more about how Chromebleed works, and how to get it here.

NSA must report security flaws — with some exceptions

A report in the New York Times sheds new light on the NSA's policy towards bugs such as Heartbleed — while the Agency is obliged to report the majority of vulnerabilities, it can choose not to.

Best free data recovery tools

Losing important files can be devastating, but these free tools can help you recover what you lost. Learn more here.

Microsoft could make Live Tiles even more interactive

Microsoft researchers have been playing around with the Start screen tiles, and if a new demo video is anything to go by they could look more like Android widgets in future versions of Windows.

How to convert a PDF to ePUB

ePUB files offer a number of advantages over PDFs. With this guide, we'll show you how to convert the latter into the former. Learn more here.

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