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Monthly Archives: May 2014

TrueCrypt is insecure

Posted on by Robert

The anonymous developers of TrueCrypt warned yesterday¬†“Using TrueCrypt is not secure” and that “the development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP.”¬†They recommend using BitLocker on Windows and provide directions to migrate from TrueCrypt … Continue reading

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eBay hacked

Posted on by Robert

eBay announced today that their internal and customer databases were compromised about two months ago. Names, addresses, birth dates and encrypted passwords were stolen. They will start prompting all of their users to change their passwords. See links for lifehacker, … Continue reading

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Phishing Warning 2014-05-13

Posted on by mbordas

Many users have reported receiving the following phish. If you have received the phish, do not click the link or reply to the message. If you have replied, followed the link, or supplied login information, change your USC password as … Continue reading

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