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Bitdefender's BOX hardware protects your entire home network, not just your PC

Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats

Intel and McAfee plan to kill PC passwords with new biometric authentication

McAfee software to log into Windows and websites will be available for download by year end

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New Google Apps dashboard helps users protect accounts

Changes to the suite's security features should make it easier for employees to become more active in protecting themselves from hackers.

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Android Lollipop's default encryption devastates storage performance, tests show

Is your new Nexus 6 not as snappy as it should be? The default encryption feature may be to blame.

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'Less' means more to malware authors targeting Linux users

Running the 'less' Linux command on files downloaded from the Internet is dangerous, a researcher says.

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Stealthy, sophisticated 'Regin' malware has been infecting computers since 2008

The back-door-type Trojan was likely developed by a nation state, researcher say.

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