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Russian Intelligence Agency Can Tap Skype Users Without Court Order - Even since Microsoft acquired Skype, a number of issues have cropped up regarding the privacy and security of the tool. Some claim that Microsoft has created backdoors in Skype to allow legitimate wiretapping. It has now been found out that Russian Federal Security Service can tap into users\ Skype without a court order. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

Skype Denies Charges Of Police Surveillance Policy - Skype, the popular online tool to make audio/video calls over internet has recently been criticized from multiple quarters. The service had been lambasted for allegedly colluding with Microsoft in wiretapping user's data. The exact charge was that Skype was collaborating with law enforcement agencies and would be tapping user data to hand it over to police when required. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

New Skype Trojan Infects Systems To Mine Bitcoins - A new Skype Trojan circulating around the web is using infected machines to mine Bitcoins. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

Russian Hacker Creates New Exploit – Allows Free Mac In-App Purchases - A Russian hacker recently gained a lot of fame and notoriety when it was discovered that he was able to create an exploit which allowed free in-app purchases for iOS users. The hacker's name is Alexei Borodin. Borodin's exploits don't end there. He is back in the news with a new exploit which allows Mac users to perform similar free in-app purchases when using Mac apps. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

Google Joins Hands With FIDO For Secure Login Solutions - Passwords used to log into online accounts have proved fairly futile. In the recent months, a number of hacks have shown that hackers can easily crack passwords and gain access to online accounts. Google has now joined hands with FIDO to devise more secure solutions and replace password-based login. [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]

from Engadget

Brookstone's WiFi cufflinks let you discreetly share data, internet connections

Brookstone's WiFi cufflinks let you discreetly share #data, internet connections - Ian Fleming would be proud.

The new Crosley Amplitone headphones -- aren't the colors great?

The new Canon Vixia video camera - built-in WIFI + baby mode feature that's so smart for parents.

from Bit Rebels

Proximity App Auto Locks Your MacBook When You Step Away From It

Now you don't have to worry about stepping away from your MacBook without securing your stuff. The Keycard proximity app will auto lock & unlock it for you.

Rapoo Bluetooth portable speaker -- Use it for music + speakerphone calls!