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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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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.

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Patch Tuesday: Last call for Windows XP

Microsoft has released the final patches for Windows XP. Support is officially expired, and you’re on your own.

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Don’t waste your money trying to upgrade your Windows XP PC

Technically, upgrading Windows XP to a newer OS is an option, but it doesn’t make any sense from a financial perspective.

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XPocalypse Now: Security experts size up the cyberthreats

What's the worst that could happen when Microsoft ends Windows XP support? Do you really want to find out?

10 tips to protect your tax return from theft and fraud

Cyber crooks have an arsenal of tools and techniques designed to prey on unsuspecting individuals during tax season.

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Office for iPad vs. iWork: The battle for tablet productivity

The competing suites square off over features, file compatibility and ease of use.

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Office for iPad establishes the tablet as a true PC

With its own version of the productivity suite, the iPad looks more like the latest stage in the PC's evolution.

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A closer look at your Windows XP investment

Some users are balking at being “forced” to spend more money to upgrade, but they’ve already received a remarkable ROI on XP.

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In the big data breach era, the safety of your personal data is ultimately out of your hands

With identity thieves increasingly targeting customer databases, your personal information is vulnerable no matter how diligently you protect it.

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Report: Average of 82,000 new malware threats per day in 2013

Targeted attacks and data breaches were the year's most popular methods according to a new report from Panda Security.

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Evernote power tips for email, Post-Its, documents and more

Evernote is more than a digital notepad. Try these tools to see how versatile it can be.

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McAfee shines a light on the dangers of the Dark Web

McAfee's Q4 2013 Threat Report details an underworld of off-the-shelf, plug-and-play exploit kits and malicious certificates.

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Google Play 'night vision camera' app will empty your wallet

AVAST has discovered a malicious app in the Google Play store that subscribes phone numbers to a premium messaging service.

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Spritz text streaming technology increases reading speed

New tech manipulates text to help you process data faster.