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Passwords stolen from Mail.Ru were old, the company says

A hack claims to have breached 25 million user accounts from forums belonging to Mail.Ru Group. But all of the stolen passwords are invalid, according to the Russian Internet company.

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This Android botnet relies on Twitter for its commands

Twitter users aren’t the only ones checking the microblogging service for important updates. Android malware is starting to do so, too.

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New GDDR6 memory could hit GPUs in 2018

Virtual reality and gaming are changing the way PCs are built and driving the development of new types of memory for GPUs.

Security Sessions: The pitfalls of security awareness training

In the latest episode of Security Sessions, CSO Editor-in-Chief Joan Goodchild speaks with Bill Rosenthal, CEO of Logical Operations, about what's missing in many security awareness training programs that enterprises often deploy (if they're doing them at all).

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Google is using artificial intelligence to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat JPEG at the compression game.

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55% off Akface Smart Wifi Power Plug - Deal Alert

Remotely turn appliances and electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for Household Appliances Lamps, Lighting & Electrical Equipment. Currently discounted 55%.

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Putting your home on the market? Coldwell Banker says smart-home tech will deliver a faster sale

The real-estate company has a DIY staging kit that will quickly transform an ordinary home into a smart home to impress potential buyers. But the deal isn't limited to home-sellers.

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Google is bringing its Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Nexus phones

Currently a Project Fi exclusive, this feature tells your phone to look out for and connect to a series of 'high-quality' open networks vetted by Google.

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Hackers tap vBulletin vulnerability to break into 27 million more accounts

A vulnerability in a widely-used internet forum software is becoming a go-to method for hackers to steal data.

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71% off Venstar Bicycle Waterproof Sport Bluetooth Speaker with Remote Control - Deal Alert

Completely designed for bicycling and outdoor sports. Enjoy music when you are riding on road or climbing a mountain.

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Telegram's encryption stymies French police but pleases their bosses

French government officials have been revealed as avid users of Telegram, a messaging app that is frustrating their interior minister with its end-to-end encryption.

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Report: Android Nougat hides code that points to a customizable navigation bar

If you don't like exactly how the navbar is set up, you may be able to change it to your liking in the near future.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Microsoft's Word Flow iOS keyboard adds Gboard-style GIFs, emoji, and web search

Apple's opening of the iOS keyboard floodgates has created enough space for a small skirmish between Google's Gboard and Microsoft's Word Flow.

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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

In the market for a new video card? These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today.

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33% off ThermoPro TP07 Remote Wireless Digital Cooking Thermometer - Deal Alert

Stop going back and forth from indoors to outdoors to check up on your meat, and instead monitor it from 300 feet away!