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Daily SAT-ACT Reader: Edition #25

Today's Daily SAT-ACT Reader features articles from Wired.

1. Cybercrime: Mobile Changes Everything — And No One’s Safe
Wired, 10/25/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 34

Wired: Cybercrime: Mobile Changes Everything - And No One’s Safe

Mobile malware - which spies on our data and leaks GPS positions to track our movements - affects all of us and it's on the rise. Read more and learn vocabulary words like abstract, anomalous, complacent, devours, execute, ironic, isolate, misconception, notorious, obfuscating, propagates, surveillance, and vulnerable.

2. Public or Private: The Fight Over the Future of Water
Wired, 10/25/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 25

Wired: Public or Private: The Fight Over the Future of Water

All around the world, from the Himalayas to the Great Plains, fresh water is starting to run low. So who owns the water that is left? Read more and learn vocabulary words like arbitrage, awry, commodity, derivatives, equitable, imbalance, momentum, replenish, speculation, and volatility.

3. Thieves Hack Barnes & Noble Point-of-Sale Terminals at 63 Stores
Wired, 10/24/2012

SAT/ACT Vocabulary Word Count: 15

Wired: Thieves Hack Barnes & Noble Point-of-Sale Terminals at 63 Stores

A band of thieves compromised credit card readers in 63 Barnes & Noble stores in nine states, prompting the giant bookseller to remove the readers from all of its stores while an investigation is underway. Learn more and pick up vocabulary words including authenticated, compromised, disclose, embedded, fraudulent, rogue, siphon, suspicious, and vulnerability.

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