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October 11, 2014, 1:10 AM

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James Cook / Business Insider:
Hackers accessed at least 100K Snapchat photos, Snapchat says through third-party app that violated TOS  —  Hackers Access At Least 100,000 Snapchat Photos And Prepare To Leak Them, Including Underage Nude Pictures  —  A giant database of intercepted Snapchat photos and videos has been released …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Judge Rejects Defense That FBI Illegally Hacked Silk Road—On a Technicality  —  Lawyers for Ross Ulbricht have spent the last two months shifting the focus from their client, charged with creating the billion-dollar drug market the Silk Road, and putting it onto the potential illegality of the FBI's investigation.
Kelly Hodgkins / MacRumors:
Apple Reportedly Preparing to Remove Bose Audio Products From Retail Stores  —  Apple is preparing to remove all Bose audio products, both demo and sellable, from its retail environment, according to a reliable source who spoke to MacRumors.  The inventory change will begin early next week …
Todd Shields / Bloomberg:
Apple's Beats Settles Headphone Patent Dispute With Bose  —  Bose Corp. and Apple Inc.'s Beats Electronics settled a patent dispute over noise-canceling headphones.  —  Bose and Beats in joint filings told a U.S. court in Delaware they've settled their claims, and asked …
Megumi Fujikawa / Wall Street Journal:
Tokyo court orders Google to delete search results about Japanese man, citing privacy violations  —  Google Suffers New Privacy Setback in Japan  —  TOKYO— Google Inc. has suffered another setback on privacy issues, this time in Japan, following a European court ruling that gave Internet users …
Mark Scott / New York Times:
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
HP to revoke a digital certificate mistakenly used to sign malicious software in May 2010  —  Signed Malware = Expensive “Oops” for HP  —  Computer and software industry maker HP is in the process of notifying customers about a seemingly harmless security incident in 2010 that nevertheless …
Jared Newman / PC World:
Netflix comes to Linux via Ubuntu and Chrome  —  Ubuntu Linux users no longer need to employ arcane workarounds to watch Netflix on their computers.  —  Instead, they can just head to Netflix's website through Google's Chrome browser to start streaming.  Netflix is supported in Chrome 37 …

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