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Google reveals third unpatched Windows zero-day vulnerability in a month

Google is sticking to its 90-day disclosure deadline, despite criticism by Microsoft.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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CryptoWall ransomware is back with new version after two months of silence

CryptoWall 3.0 uses both the Tor and I2P anonymity networks for increased stealthiness.

Adobe patches remote code execution and keylogging flaws in Flash Player

Some of the vulnerabilities allow attackers to take full control of users' systems

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Microsoft focuses solely on Windows on Patch Tuesday

For the first time in recent history, Microsoft has issued no security bug fixes for Internet Explorer.

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Corel software vulnerabilities let attackers execute malicious code on your PC

Malicious DLLs will be executed if stored in the same directory as media files opened with the affected programs, researchers said.

Windows 7 exits mainstream support: What you need to know

Don't panic! Windows 7 exiting mainstream support on January 13, 2015, shouldn't have a major effect on day-to-day use.

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Google criticized for not attacking security flaw in older devices

The WebView component, which displays web content within apps, is a major target for hackers.

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ADT to add IFTTT support and voice-recognition to its Pulse home-control/security system

Home-security provider touts the advantage of central-office monitoring versus simply “looking in” to make sure everything at home is as it should be.

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Exploit allows Asus routers to be hacked from local network

Users should install firmware updates as soon as they become available and should block untrusted devices on their networks