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The 'Backoff' malware used in retail data breaches is spreading

A rising number of devices are connecting to Backoff-related infrastructure, Damballa says.

Sophisticated phishing attacks launched against Outlook Web App users

The group targeted military agencies, embassies, defense contractors and media organizations, researchers from Trend Micro said

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Nokia name will live on in Microsoft's entry-level phones

A company executive said the first 'Microsoft Lumia' device will be announced soon.

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After uproar, Adobe begins encrypting user data collected from Digital Editions app

The company was criticized for sending data about content to its servers in plain text

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Making the most of meetings

Suffering from meeting fatigue? These tips can help you increase productivity while cutting down on meeting times.

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South Park: Pinball is one of the best games the show has ever produced

Far from a lazy cash-in, this Zen Pinball-powered affair includes two great tables and plenty of amusing fan service.

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The top 10 keyboard shortcuts in Word and Excel that help you work faster

From formatting to editing, these combo-key wonders will save time and tedium every workday.

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15 terrifying PC horror games to play with the lights off

Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers.

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Do employers need to chase IT certifications?

This is how to make sense of IT certifications, including those for cloud computing, big data and other new IT disciplines.

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Three can't-miss deals on Intel 'Haswell' PCs

As the holiday season approaches, PC makers are starting to clear their shelves. Here are three must-see deals on PCs you can score if you act fast.

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Apple Pay's next move could be phone-to-phone payments

The NFC standard supports it, but payment software hasn't enabled it yet. Will Apple lead the way with Apple Pay?

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Microsoft Q1 sales jump, but Nokia drags down earnings

The company exceeded Wall Street expectations for both sales and earnings in the first quarter of fiscal 2015

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Facebook and Yahoo prevent use of recycled email addresses to hijack accounts

A new mechanism helps email servers determine if a message was intended for a recycled account's previous owner

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Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs because the Steve Jobs bio-pics must never end

But, hey, at least Christian Bale is a very good actor.

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Stealthy startup Soft Machines launches virtual CPU cores that trounce traditional processors

Backed by a who's who list of big names in the chip industry, startup Soft Machines is launching a chip that spreads workloads out over a CPU's cores.