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Why you should stop worrying about online privacy

Experts say the personal data we most commonly give up online promotes our privacy in other ways, but the kicker remains: Can we trust how that data will be used?

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LastPass gives up PC-centrism, lets you start on any device for free

Want to use LastPass but have no use for it on PCs? Now you can sign-up for free on your smartphone or tablet.

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Retailer Fred's found payment card malware on two servers

It doesn't appear card details were removed from its systems, Fred's said

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Asprox botnet, a long-running nuisance, disappears

Asprox's operators may be regrouping to evade detection, according to Palo Alto Networks

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BlackBerry denies its OS was to blame in Jeep Cherokee hack

The company claims the cause of the vulnerability lies in how the software stack was assembled by Chrysler.

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Motorola pledges rapid fix for Stagefright vulnerability

The Moto X, Moto G, and other devices should soon get an update through your carrier or directly from Motorola.

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Hackers show off long-distance Wi-Fi radio proxy at DEF CON

The device uses the 900MHz band, but hides the data in the background radio noise.

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Internal LTE/3G modems can be hacked to help malware survive OS reinstalls

Researchers found a way to write malicious firmware to a popular LTE/3G modem module built into business laptops and tablets

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Hacked electric skateboards could send riders flying

Two security researchers recently showed how electric skateboards can be hacked—and how riders could get seriously injured in the process.

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Hackers hit UK phone retailer, possibly compromising data of up to 2.4M customers

Carphone Warehouse said the cybercriminals may have also obtained the credit card information of 90,000 customers

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Attack on Sabre reportedly conducted by Anthem, OPA hackers

American Airlines has been investigating its own systems, but there's no evidence of a breach so far, it says

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Researchers find way to steal Windows Active Directory credentials from the Internet

The technique could enable attackers to attack Windows servers hosted in the cloud

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Update Firefox now! Fix rushed out for an exploit that steals files off your hard drive

Mozilla released Firefox 39.0.3 on Thursday to patch a pretty serious security flaw.