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Chrome OS may kill the password with Easy Unlock smartphone option

In the future, Chrome OS users may unlock their PCs just by having their smartphone nearby.

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Why, and how, to encrypt your Android device

We know the days of digital privacy are long gone. You can start to claw a smattering of it back by encrypting your Android phone or tablet.

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Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards

Another 400,000 cards at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected

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VPN provider proves OpenVPN private keys at risk from Heartbleed bug

It was suspected that OpenVPN private keys could be at risk from Heartbleed, and now a personal VPN provider in Sweden says it has proven it.

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Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app

A computer Trojan injects messages into Facebook to trick users into installing Android malware, researchers from ESET said

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Teen arrested for Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site

The Canada Revenue Agency reported data on 900 taxpayers was stolen through the Web vulnerability

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Heartbleed: Security experts reality-check the 3 most hysterical fears

Everything's been hacked! Change all your passwords but not yet! Security experts cut through the Heartbleed hype.

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Court rejects Lavabit appeal, cites improper procedural handling

Questions around the government's legal right to encrypted communications must wait for the next case.

Lavaboom builds encrypted webmail service to resist snooping

The service, inspired by the now-defunct Lavabit, has started accepting registrations for its upcoming beta testing period.

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LaCie warns hackers may have customer info, credit cards after year-long breach

For almost an entire year beginning in March 2013, malicious attackers may have been harvesting customer information including credit card data, LaCie says.