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Lookout's latest feature puts phone thieves on alert

The Theft Alert featured introduced to the Lookout Premium mobile app Wednesday sends an email alert anytime it detects that someone's doing something suspicious with your smartphone.

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Microsoft simplifies security updates with MyBulletins

Tired of wading through Microsoft's security updates to find out which ones are relevant? Microsoft has a new tool to help with that.

Clockwise quick take: Password security frustration

Serenity Caldwell, Brad Chacos, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell discuss frustrations with passwords and password breaches, and ways to protect yourself.

Antivirus is dead, says maker of Norton Antivirus

...but that's not quite true.

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DHS warns against using Internet Explorer until bug is patched

The Department of Homeland Security's US-CERT division advises using an alternative web browser until an official IE update is available.

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A thin lifeline for XP users: New Malwarebytes suite will support the older OS

The new Anti-Malware Premium suite unites five technologies under a new interface, including a behavior-based detection engine and a brute-force startup-and-scan tool.