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Lavabit and Silent Circle team up for open source tool to make spy-proof email

Lavabit and Silent Circle team up for open source tool to make spy-proof email

As we've previously reported, both Lavabit and Silent Circle have shut down their encrypted email services in recent times, with Lavabit having been shut down due to government demands and Silent Circle shuttering its email service as a preemptive strike against the same sort of problems. Now the two have joined forces as the first two members of the Dark Mail Alliance, aiming to provide an open source tool for encrypting any email service.

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Zombie Driver hits TegraZone and hands-on with buckets of blood

Zombie Driver hits TegraZone and hands-on with buckets of blood

It's time to have a peek at the next big smash gaming experience developed for the Tegra 3 quad-core environment on Android: Zombie Driver THD! This game brings on what the developers at Exor Studios make clear is "massive amounts of zombie carnage and unprecedented destruction effects." And that it is, folks, we've had our own peek at this game and can readily assure you - there's no better way to spend your late night candy-filled sugar coma this Halloween (tonight or whenever you just so happen to want do down a bunch of Snickers bars) than to slay some zombies in a destruction derby-style massacre.

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Apple removes Java from OS X browsers with Mac update

Apple removes Java from OS X browsers with Mac update

On Wednesday, Apple released a Mac update for Lion and Mountain Lion that strips all Mac browsers of the Java plugin, another move in the company's effort to distance itself from Oracle's Java software. Once the update is installed, users presented with Java content will see a placeholder that reads "Missing Plug-in." After which point, users can then download the plug-in directly if desired.

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The Amazing Spider-Man movie: Dennis Leary talks Captain Stacy, slightly censored

The Amazing Spider-Man movie: Dennis Leary talks Captain Stacy, slightly censored

With The Amazing Spider-Man in theaters this week, it's high time you read up on the making of the film and it's future as spoken by the stars themselves, today's interview being with none other than Dennis Leary. Playing the role of Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy's father, Leary lets it be known that he's not letting go of the series as easily as the classic plot-line surrounding his character would suggest. Note that this interview is especially littered with swearwords and spoilers galore, so if you're rather young or don't want to know what happens to Leary's character in the movie specifically, watch out - otherwise dip in on this rather candid talk with the actor.

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Kaspersky Lab exec calls OS X “really vulnerable”

Kaspersky Lab exec calls OS X “really vulnerable”

Malware has increasingly become a problem for Mac OS X, most recently having been affected by the Flashback trojan which infected over half a million systems. Apple were slow to respond to the threat, and although two Flashback removal tools were offered for users to download, the number of machines still infected remains high. Apple has reportedly asked Kaspersky Labs to advise the company on OS X security issues.

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Apple security flaw stores passwords in plain text

Apple security flaw stores passwords in plain text

If there’s one challenge that Apple seems to be having trouble getting to grips with lately, it’s security for Mac OS X. Recently the operating system was plagued by the Flashback malware, affecting hundreds of thousands of users, and now an update to Lion has left login passwords exposed in plain text files. The issue comes via a Lion software update back in February.

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Oxford study links preventing PTSD to playing Tetris

Oxford study links preventing PTSD to playing Tetris

Militaries around the world that been investing heavily in research to figure out how to treat the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder that affects soldiers. A team of researchers at Oxford University have found a novel and interesting way that they claim treats post-traumatic stress. The researchers have determined that some soldiers can be treated simply by playing Tetris.

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