On Chrome Web Store, Real Games Mix With Mario Knockoffs

It’s-a-not-me, Mario! Mamma mia.
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FBI Taps Hacker Tactics to Spy on Suspects

Law-enforcement officials in the U.S. are expanding the use of tools routinely used by computer hackers to gather information on suspects, bringing the criminal wiretap into the cyber age.

An App for Monitoring Mobile Malware Around the Globe

Lookout’s hackers-turned-start-up-guys have launched an Android app for real-time spying on mobile malware and spyware.

Carrier IQ Improves My Wireless Service by Logging My Keystrokes? Please Explain.

Software installed on millions of cellphones could be logging every keystroke.

Android Malware on the Rise

If you own an Android smartphone, you’re more than twice as likely to encounter malware today than you were six months ago.

Wi-Fi Hotspot Safety and Mac Viruses

Walt answers readers’ questions on just how safe are Wi-Fi hotspots and should Mac owners worry about computer viruses.

Converting Songs From AAC to MP3 in ITunes

Walt answers readers’ questions on iTunes and Norton Antivirus.

Is Running Windows on a Mac Secure?

Walter S. Mossberg answers questions about security when running Windows on a Mac, finding an old-fashioned PDA and e-readers that are compatible with free e-books.

What’s the Chinese Word for Bing? Google Threatens to Leave China.

Evidently, Google is taking its informal “don’t be evil motto” a bit more seriously these days. The search sovereign threatened late Tuesday to pull out of its operations in China after detecting a “highly sophisticated and targeted attack on [its] corporate infrastructure originating from China.” Targeted in the assault: The Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists.

Operating Systems Offer New Choices in PC Shopping

Walt Mossberg gives tips on purchasing laptops with the latest pre-installed operating systems in his annual fall computer-buying guide.

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