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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.

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.

ShareFile to add storage options, iPhone app, and more

Citrix announced a slew of Sharefile improvements at its Citrix Synergy conference in Anaheim this week, including the ability to connect with personal Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, and OneDrive accounts.

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Report: Phishing scams increasingly using mobile apps to bait victims

Phishers typically use spam email to try and lure victims, but Kaspersky says the new trend is exploiting users' love of gadgets.

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IE zero day is the first sign of the XPocalypse

The browser vulnerability is just the first of many to come in the post-Microsoft support era.

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Report: Attackers have their sights set on the cloud

The Spring 2014 Alert Logic Cloud Security Report reveals a rise in brute force and botneck attacks against cloud infrastructures and services.

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Spam turns 20 and is still going strong

For more than two decades now unsolicited email messages have clogged inboxes around the world. And we're still trying to stop the scourge.

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Twitter app downloads could put users at risk

Conditioning Twitter users that its OK to click on links to download apps could be exploited to distribute malware.

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Heartbleed: Security experts reality-check the 3 most hysterical fears

Everything's been hacked! Change all your passwords but not yet! Security experts cut through the Heartbleed hype.

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Microsoft takes fight to Google’s home turf with Office Online Apps

Putting its productivity apps in the Chrome Web Store is Microsoft's latest move to make Office the suite for all platforms.

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Reverse Heartbleed puts your PC and devices at risk of OpenSSL attack

A password management service discovers that the Heartbleed bug can be used to target individual users.

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HP report: 80 percent of app vulnerabilities are really your fault

HP's 2013 Cyber Risk Report found most security risks result from configuration errors rather than flaws in the application itself.

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Is open source to blame for the Heartbleed bug?

Security experts weigh in on the vulnerability of OpenSSL and whether the open source process needs more scrutiny.