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Tony is principal analyst with the Bradley Strategy Group, providing analysis and insight on tech trends. He is a prolific writer on a range of technology topics, has authored a number of books, and is a frequent speaker at industry events.

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Vigilance is the only cure for comment spam

A new report from Imperva reveals a small but persistent minority is responsible for most comment spam.

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Microsoft pushes out massive security update for Internet Explorer

There are seven new security bulletins this month, but the Internet Explorer update is the most crucial.

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What data breaches teach us about the future of malware: Your own data could dupe you

Targeted social engineering schemes are on the rise and your security suite can't protect you.

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Hey, Apple! Don’t forget about the Windows users

Apple unveiled a number of features that will integrate iOS 8 with Mac OS X Yosemite but what about iPhone and iPad owners who use Windows?

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KnowBe4 backs its training with a crypto-ransom guarantee

KnowBe4 is so confident in its security awareness training it is offering to pay ransomware demands if a user falls victim to a crypto-ransom attack.

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How to protect yourself against Gameover Zeus and other botnets

Government agencies and private companies cooperated to take down a widespread malicious botnet. But others will inevitably replace it. Here are some tips to defend yourself.

Latest eBay flaw is a rookie mistake for a website

In the wake of revealing that it was the victim of a data breach, researchers have discovered that the eBay site also suffers from serious security issues.

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10 indispensable iPhone apps for Windows users

Office Mobile (of course), OneNote, Skype, Yammer and more have iPhone apps that can help you keep working as you move from PC to iPhone and back again.

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eBay hack could result in social engineering schemes

eBay is directing users to reset passwords in the wake of a massive data breach, but the much larger risk is from the theft of sensitive personal information that could be used to compromise other accounts.

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Box launches revamped Android app and expanded partnership with LG

Box for Android 3.0's overhauled interface makes it easier to find and use your files.

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Why a larger Surface Pro makes more sense

Microsoft is expected to unveil a smaller version of the Surface tablet tomorrow, but bigger would give a better productivity boost.

Attack of the clones: detect fake antimalware with these tips

Attackers are planting fake antimalware apps in popular mobile app stores, but they're not hard to spot if you know what to look for.

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FCC puts first nail in the coffin of net neutrality

Despite much criticism, the FCC is pushing forward with the first step toward formalizing new rules that could result in the end of the Internet as we know it.

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iCloud vs. iTunes backups: The crucial differences that affect your data

They don't back up the same way. Choose carefully to save the data that matters most to you.

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Microsoft ‘Oslo’ aims to be your office assistant

Microsoft’s standalone app learns your behavior to help find and organize information that's relevant to you.