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December 23, 2014, 10:40 AM

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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Sony Threatens to Sue Twitter Unless It Removes Tweets Containing Hacked Emails  —  Sony's battle on people disseminating its hacked and leaked emails has extended from news outlets to random Twitter users to, now, Twitter itself.  Sony's lawyer has threatened Twitter with legal action …
Steven Sinofsky / Learning by Shipping:
Sony breach highlights need to move away from insecure legacy OS architecture to mobile apps and cloud services  —  Why Sony's Breach Matters  —  This past year has seen more wide-spread, massive-scale, and damaging computer system breaches than any time in history.
Max Fisher / Vox:
New York Times:
JPMorgan data breach entry point identified, one server didn't have two-factor authentication  —  Neglected Server Provided Entry for JPMorgan Hackers  —  The computer breach at JPMorgan Chase this summer — the largest intrusion of an American bank to date — might have been thwarted …
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases critical NTP Security Update for OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, & Mountain Lion  —  Apple today released an OS X NTP Security Update for Mac users running 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, and 10.8 Mountain Lion.  The update is recommended for all users and fixes a …
Jenn Chen / Lyft Blog:
Lyft updates app, lets you split payments with up to 5 friends  —  Divvy It Up with Split Payments  —  Rally the whole crew, because payment splitting is live in the Lyft app!  Now you can split the cost of your rides, making going out easier than ever.  —  To start dividing and conquering …
Federico Viticci / MacStories:
Tweet Analytics Now Available in Twitter for iPhone  —  I noticed some users tweeting about mobile tweet analytics over the past couple of weeks, and today Twitter has officialized the rollout: … It's nice that I can look at analytics directly from the Twitter app for iPhone …

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