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It's spring! Clean out your PC's junk with these free programs

You're already cleaning up your house for the summer months, so why not extend that DIY attitude to your PC too?

Dropbox disables old shared document links to prevent unauthorized access

Stored files are vulnerable to cut-and paste clumsiness or to links embedded in shared documents

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Heartbleed-like bug in OpenSSH dismissed as a hoax

Scammers claim they found a bug in the remote access tool two years ago

Antivirus is dead, says maker of Norton Antivirus

...but that's not quite true.

Google Chrome flirts with killing URLs

We're all used to lengthy web addresses, but an early Chrome feature suggests Google might try to do away with them.

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Bogus tool for hacking your Friends' Facebook account hacks you instead

Users think they will get access to their friends' accounts, but their account is hacked instead

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Worm-like Android malware spreads using text messages

Samsapo uses a worm-like characteristic to spread to other Android devices

Warning: Voice phishing campaign targets customers at dozens of banks

Cybercriminals used a combination of SMS and voice phishing techniques to obtain debit card details from bank customers

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Heartbleed's silver lining: People are finally thinking about online security

The security flaw got more consumers to change their passwords and start using two-factor authentication

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Adobe patches actively exploited vulnerability in Flash Player

The vulnerability was used in attacks against users in Syria, but will likely see wider exploitation, Kaspersky Lab researchers said.