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Two alleged members of Lizard Squad arrested following Xbox Live/PSN Christmas attacks

Annoyed that you couldn't access PlayStation Network or Xbox Live on Christmas? Here's a bit of Schadenfreude.

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Got a new Android phone? Here's how to properly get rid of your old one

Protect and clear your data—and then sell, donate, or recycle your old phone.

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8 easy digital resolutions for a happy, high-tech 2015

Forget going to the gym. Getting your digital life in order is just as important--and far, far easier.

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Thunderbolt devices can infect MacBooks with persistent rootkits

The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said

Flaw in open-source PDF viewer could put WikiLeaks users, others at risk

The flaw could be exploited to launch XSS and content spoofing attacks

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Hotels ask FCC for permission to block guests' personal Wi-Fi hotspots

Marriott and its allies say this capability is necessary to protect the security of their own networks.

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Dangerous 'Misfortune Cookie' flaw discovered in 12 million home routers

Around 200 models affected going back to 2002, says Check Point.

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What we know about North Korea's cyberarmy

Snippets of information about the secretive regime's cyberops have leaked out over the years

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Three security-boosting steps to perform on every router

If you haven't done this with your router yet, do so STAT to make sure it's nice and secure.

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Microsoft drags alleged tech support scammers into court

Over one-third of U.S. citizens contacted by scammers fall for the scam, according to Microsoft