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LinkedIn hacked: Fix your terrible, insecure passwords in one minute with this foolproof technique. – Slate Magazine

A new, improved foolproof technique. Right now you’re scrambling to change all your passwords. If you’re not, you should be. In the wake of a couple of massive security breaches—one at LinkedIn that nabbed 6.5 million passwords and another at eHarmony that compromised 1.5 million accounts—security experts are advising that …

Watercooler Stories – April 24, 2012 – UPI.com

Porn pic scandal stings Thai Parliament BANGKOK, April 24 (UPI) — Investigators say they think a Samsung smartphone or tablet may have been used to post a lewd photo a big-screen television in the Thai Parliament. Kamphi Ditthakorn, deputy secretary-general of the House of Representatives, who is heading up the …

Is Facebook part of your estate? States weigh laws to govern social media accounts after death – The Washington Post

LINCOLN, Neb. — When Karen Williams’ son died in a motorcycle crash, the Oregon woman turned to his Facebook account in hopes of learning more about the young man she had lost. Williams found his password and emailed the company, asking administrators to maintain 22-year-old Loren Williams’ account so she …

Amazon updates Kindle Fire, breaks root | Mobile – CNET News

Amazon released a promised over-the-air update for its Kindle Fire this evening. Amazon says the update “enhances fluidity and performance, improves touch navigation responsiveness, [and] gives you the option to choose which items display on the carousel.” It also includes the option of adding a password lock to Wi-Fi access. …