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Dridex banking malware mysteriously hijacked to distribute antivirus program

An unknown person -- possibly a white hat hacker -- gained access to some of the servers that cybercriminals use to distribute the Dridex online banking Trojan and replaced the malware with an installer for Avira Free Antivirus.

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10 reasons to ditch SMS for over-the-top messaging apps

All the cool kids are using Line and WhatsApp. What’s your excuse?

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Canonical delivers on convergence with the Bq Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition

Canonical's first Ubuntu tablet ever can run your Linux desktop applications.

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Credit card extended warranties and electronics: How a little extra hassle can save lots of money

How a credit card can save you from paying for extended device warranties.

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How to make Windows 10 faster: 5 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.

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In anticipation of the Oscars: Stream these 12 great films

Some of these great movies will be available online for only a limited time, so check 'em out while you have the chance.

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What businesses need to know about Privacy Shield

U.S. businesses may take some comfort from the fact that a successor to the Safe Harbor agreement has finally been named, but at this point, they shouldn't get too comfortable.

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Box makes it easier for businesses to control encryption of cloud data

Box has made it easier for its customers to control how stored data is encrypted with an update announced Thursday.

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PCWorld Show Episode II: On crappy tablet sales and why USB-C just plain sucks

This week, Jon, Flo and Gordon discuss tanking tablet sales, why Microsoft would buy SwiftKey, a new Windows phone, and the heartbreak of USB-C.

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LG G5 to debut on February 21st, going head-to-head with Galaxy S7

Thanks to some wacky invites we know it's going to be a big day for new phones in just a couple of weeks.