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Google broadens its malware sleuthing to sniff out deceptive downloads

More types of malicious software will be identified by Google's safe browsing service

New Gameover Zeus botnet keeps growing, especially in the U.S.

A new Gameover Zeus malware variant has infected over 10,000 systems so far, researchers say

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How to securely overwrite deleted files with a built-in Windows tool

When you delete a file in Windows, you're just removing the pointer. The data is still there. Here's how to make sure that data is gone, baby, gone.

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These 3 Chrome extensions make encryption easier for everyone

Want to use encryption tools, but you find most too hard to use? Check out these Chrome-based tools aiming to take the difficulty out of protecting your data online.

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The 10 most terrifying security nightmares revealed at the Black Hat and Def Con hacker conferences

Hacked planes. Unstoppable, utterly malicious flash drives. Hotel automation gone crazy. These are the 10 most terrifying security stories out of the premier hacker and security conferences in Las Vegas.

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OpenSSL releases 9 software fixes amid post-Heartbleed security scrutiny

None of the problems are as bad as Heartbleed, but administrators are advised to patch

NAS boxes more vulnerable than routers, researcher finds

A security review found serious vulnerabilities in 10 popular NAS systems

5 unanswered questions about the 1.2 billion passwords stolen by Russian hackers

Lots of questions follow Tuesday's revelation of the amassing of 1.2 billion credentials by Russian hackers

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CryptoLocker decrypted: Researchers reveal website that frees your files from ransomware

CryptoLocker is a nasty bit of ransomware that encrypts all your files unless you fork over $300 in Bitcoin—but Fox-IT and FireEye can help you find the key for free.

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Matias Secure Pro wireless keyboard review: A power tool for the paranoid

Does anyone really need to protect their keystrokes with 128-bit AES encryption?