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Digital Life: $100 USB stick exposes porn habits

How much access do other people have to your computer? How much time do you spend alone with theirs? What if one of you had a little USB stick that could easily detect and expose any porn browsing and downloading habits?For $100, you could find out.Forbes reports that a clever  … Full story

How to Dispose of Computer Equipment Securely

Eventually, everyone replaces computer equipment. No matter how the equipment is disposed of – giving or selling it to another user, recycling parts, or sending it to the electronic junk yard – any device that holds data (hard drives, USB flash drives, CDs, disks) needs to be given special considera Full story

USB Security Found Lax Both In and Out of the Workplace

A new survey reveals that nearly 10 percent of people who own a USB device containing corporate data have lost it, and more than 75 percent of them never reported it to their bosses. Full story

More charged as insider trading probe expands

Federal authorities expanded their crackdown on insider trading that masks itself as legitimate market research with two new arrests and the announcement of two guilty pleas. Full story

It's 2010, and storage tech is still in flux

Gizmodo: Hard drives, DVDs, USB sticks: This is where we store our digital lives. But while our data is timeless, our storage devices aren't. So, what's next? And then what? Full story

Military relaxes ban on computer flash drives

Nearly 15 months after the Defense Department banned the use of external computer flash drives, officials have agreed to allow limited use of the convenient high-tech storage devices. Full story

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