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List of 106 passwords that BlackBerry will not let you use on their platform

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Hackers claim to have defeated Apple’s Touch ID print sensor

The Chaos Computer Club says it has bypassed the biometric security system by making a copy of a fingerprint photographed on a glass surface. A day after the iPhone 5S hit the streets, a group of hackers in Germany said they have bypassed the biometric security on Apple’s new Touch ID fingerprint sensor by using […]

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Hacker confuses NASA for NSA, leaves anti-surveillance message on 14 sites

A hacker who took down 14 different Nasa websites may have confused the US space agency for the National Security Agency (NSA). The Brazilian hacker took down a range of sites run out of the Ames Research Centre, including moonfest.arc.nasa.gov and kepler.arc.nasa.gov, leaving a message protesting against NSA surveillance, the war in Syria and, er, […]

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