=== News and Other Things Happening Across the Web ===





LizardStresser recruits an army of zombie webcams to launch DDoS attacks

25,000 malware-riddled CCTV cameras form network-crashing botnet

How hackers eavesdropped on a US Congressman using only his phone number

Popular cable modem vulnerable to remote reboot/reset flaw

The Government Wants to Listen In on Your Smart Home

Internet of Things security is so bad, there's a search engine for sleeping kids

Your lamp or baby monitor is responsible for slow broadband, Ofcom says

A simple Google search for "_optout_nomap"

JPMorgan Algorithm Knows You're a Rogue Employee Before You Do - Bloomberg

Botnet that enslaved 770,000 PCs worldwide comes crashing down

How You and Your Neighbors Are Making Each Other's Wi-Fi Worse (and What You Can Do About It)

The Cost Of Mark Zuckerberg's Broken Censorship Promise Is Everyone Thinks They're Winning When Nobody Is

Report: Most WiFi Routers Very Poorly Protected

Why Cyber Security Starts At Home

TPP Leak Confirms Measures To Criminalize Corporate Whistleblowing

Everything you need to know about the Shellshock Bash bug

Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car

In our digital world, are young people losing the ability to read emotions?

Computrace back door could make millions of PCs vulnerable

Why IT departments will soon be the exception, not the rule

Passive listening will soon be a feature for Facebook app during status updates

Experian Lapse Allowed ID Theft Service Access to 200 Million Consumer Records

Email Attack on Vendor Set Up Breach at Target

Bitcoin hoax dupes Mac users into wiping their hard drives

Smart TVs riddled with DUMB security holes

NSA Is Wired Into Top Internet Companies' Servers, Including Google and Facebook

The West's toxic hypocrisy over lead paint

Why Won't Companies Upgrade Old Software?

High Levels of Lead Detected in Rice Imported from Certain Countries

Android App That Infects Your PC

US Patent Office grants Apple oblong dominion

Richard Clarke: All U.S. Electronics From China Could Be Infected

Google, Facebook working to undermine Do Not Track privacy protections