Robert McMillan

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Mac OS X has trouble with dodgy digital certificates

After DigiNotar hack, many Mac OS X users are having a hard time properly revoking the company's digital certificates

Hackers break into Linux source code site

But Linux geeks say that the kernel source code, distributed from the hacked, is secure

How the collar bomber slipped up

The man who said he had fixed a bomb around a girl's neck handed his name to police ... on a flash drive. Police found his name buried in PDF metadata

ICANN chief Beckstrom to step down

CEO, who will leave at the end of his term next year, helped push a new, more secure domain name system called DNSSECrn

Fired IT staff created virtual chaos at pharma company

A former IT staffer has pleaded guilty to using a vSphere console he secretly installed to wipe company servers in retaliation for his firing

Oracle fixes 17 bugs in Java security update

"Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, Oracle strongly recommends that customers apply [the] fixes as soon as possible," company says in statement

Facebook video scam puts malware on Mac, Windows

The scam uses fake links to videos of Rihanna and Hayden Panettiere as bait. It was spotted Tuesday by antivirus vendor Sophos

Sony says hacker stole 2,000 records from Canadian site

A Lebanese hacker posted nearly 1,000 records online after the SQL injection attack on the Canadian Sony Ericsson eShop. Other than the names and e-mail addresses, no personal or banking information was compromised, Sony said

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