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Some files need encryption and some files don't

Chances are you don't have to encrypt your entire hard drive. But you need to know what files to encrypt.

Take precautions when using Gmail—or any other email service

Google's almost ubiquitous email client doesn't guarantee that your email will be private, or that your account won't be hacked. But the right precautions can give you reasonable protection.

No-IP regains control of some domains seized by Microsoft

But a spokeswoman said one of its main domains used for its services isn't available

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Breaches exposed 1 in 7 US debit cards in 2013

The Target breach could speed up the switch to chip-based EMV cards, hopefully.

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OpenSSL Project publishes roadmap to counter criticism

The project plans to implement code reviews, fix poor coding and have better documentation

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Microsoft's botnet-hunting domain seizure cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

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Ashampoo Anti-Virus 2014 review: Strong, but high-maintenance, security

Ashampoo's first antivirus suite's need for hands-on interaction undermines its excellent protection.

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EFF sues the NSA to disclose use of software security flaws

The EFF filed suit against the NSA and ODNI Tuesday, seeking information about zero-day flaws.

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Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive

The consumer webmail and cloud storage services will now be protected with new encryption.