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Privacy advocates release free 'Detekt' tool that finds surveillance malware

The tool is a joint project of multiple privacy groups who investigated malware used to target journalists and human rights activists.

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BitTorrent dismisses Sync security concerns

The cryptographic implementation is solid and cannot be compromsied through a remote server, the company said

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Android 5.0's new Trusted Places feature kills passcode prompts in your home

Wish you didn't have to use a passcode to unlock your smartphone at home? If you've got an Android 5.0 device, pretty soon you won't have to.

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EFF, Mozilla back new certificate authority that will offer free SSL certificates

The new CA is called Let's Encrypt and its goal is to encourage the widespread adoption of SSL/TLS on the Internet

Protect Your Bottom Line by Making Sure Your Business is Compliant

If your office is still running Windows XP, you might be violating government regulations.

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New ransomware CoinVault allows users to decrypt one file for free

Cybercriminals use a popular freebie tactic in an attempt to increase the success rate of its ransomware.

Adobe fixes 18 critical vulnerabilities in Flash Player

Fifteen of them are critical and can result in remote code execution

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Snapchat starts actively warning users that third-party apps aren't safe

Some developers build services that trick users of Snapchat and compromise their accounts, the company said.

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Microsoft bolsters EMET security tool with hardened exploit mitigations

EMET 5.1 fixes incompatibilities detected between certain mitigations and popular software programs

SMBs Struggle in a Post-Windows XP Support World

Since the end of XP support, small businesses have faced myriad challenges keeping their companies competitive.