September 14, 2012
CNET Security Center
Twitter hires security expert Charlie Miller
The hire, which follows Moxie Marlinspike's move to Twitter last year, is evidence of how seriously Twitter is taking security these days.
Ad tracking 'blocker' comes to iOS 6
Apple's UDID is soon to be dead to advertisers, replaced by the Advertising Identifier. With it, you'll be able to limit targeted ads in iOS 6, but it won't be fully functional at first.
Twitter hands over Occupy protester's tweets
The company surrendered the data to Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Matthew Sciarrino, but the tweets will be sealed pending an appeal.
New test results highlight Windows security struggles
The latest results are in from AV-Test.org, an independent organization that tests consumer-security suites. Except for a few bright spots, the numbers are a bloodbath of lower scores.
Report: Half of Android devices have unpatched holes
Researcher says carriers are more focused on developing new products than securing the old ones.
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