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Adobe releases previously delayed security updates for Reader and Acrobat

The updates fix eight vulnerabilities, including some that could be exploited to infect computers with malware

Three warning signs that email is malicious

You can't always count on your spam filter to keep you safe. For those times, it pays to keep your scam sleuthing skills sharp.

Data loss detection tool mines the ephemeral world of 'pastes'

Thousands of email addresses are leaked every day on Pastebin unknown to most users. Now there's a way to find out if yours is among them.

Privacy lapses riddle majority of mobile apps, data protection authorities find

One in three applications request excessive permissions, and privacy information is inadequate in 85 percent of them, a study found

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How to set up two-factor authentication on your Google account

Keep your photos and other Google account data safe with this essential security feature.

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Five million Gmail addresses and passwords dumped online

The data was not likely stolen from Google, but from other websites, researchers said

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Devastating 'Heartbleed' flaw was unknown before disclosure, study finds

Network traffic records show no signs attackers were looking for vulnerable servers before Heartbleed's disclosure

Adobe fixes critical flaws in Flash Player, delays Reader and Acrobat updates

The new Flash Player update patches 12 vulnerabilities, many of which could allow remote code execution

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Encryption failures fixed in popular PGP email security tool Enigmail

Users of Enigmail 1.7 are advised to upgrade to version 1.7.2 as soon as possible