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Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said

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Gmail's Android app may soon work with all your non-Google email accounts, too

Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.

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Spotify's Family plan offers separate accounts for everyone in your house

Tired of sharing your Spotify account with everyone at home, but don't want to bother creating a second account? Pretty soon you won't have to thanks to Spotify Family.

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New Web vulnerability enables powerful social engineering attacks

The vulnerability allows creating links to legitimate sites that trigger malicious file downloads when clicked

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Three services that take the headache out of creating a website

Everyone should have a website. If you don't, here are three ways to publish one quickly and easily.

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New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said

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Utterly crazy hack uses long-distance lasers to send malware commands via all-in-one printers

If you saw it in a movie, you'd never believe it's true. But it is. Researchers have developed Morse code for transmitting data via pulses of light sent to a scanner via a laser.

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Dropbox says it wasn't hacked after 7 million alleged user credentials appear online

The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said.

Three easy ways to create a collaborative photo album

With these three tools getting everyone together to create a shared photo album is simple and quick.

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Russian hackers exploit Windows zero-day flaw to target Ukraine, U.S. organizations

The vulnerability allows for arbitrary code execution and affects many versions of Windows and Windows Server

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What you should consider when choosing a password manager

Password managers offer many convenient options, but some come at the expense of security

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Linux botnet 'Mayhem' spreads through Shellshock exploits

The botnet targets Web servers that haven't been patched for recent vulnerabilities found in the Bash Linux shell

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Find downloaded files faster with these two quick tips

It can be a real pain to figure out where that file is you just downloaded. Here are two quick tips to help.

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Android SMS worm Selfmite returns, more aggressive than ever

A new version of the worm is causing infected devices to send thousands of spam text messages and has spread to 16 countries so far.

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Leaked programming manual may help criminals develop more ATM malware

Researchers found leaked documentation for application programming interfaces to interact with ATM devices.