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Improved patch tackles new Shellshock Bash bug attack vectors

Two new exploitable issues were found in the Bash shell and could lead to remote code execution, researcher warns

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Two scenarios that can make OS X vulnerable to the Shellshock Bash bug

Intego has seen some proof-of-concept exploits for OS X using Bash

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Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

The 'Shellshock' Bash shell bug is a big deal, but it's relatively easy to keep your home PC safe.

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Apple's rotten week: Bent phones, broken software, and shattered security

The only magic in Apple land this week is black magic.

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Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market, and the interim CEO, Michael Brown, was the best candidate.

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'Bigger than Heartbleed' Shellshock flaw leaves OS X, Linux, more open to attack

The good news: Patches are already rolling out. The bad news: This devastating vulnerability could be around for a long, long time.

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The 6 essential Windows software programs for any PC

No matter what else you do on your PC, everyone needs basic programs that cover security, web browsing, and backup.

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Apple's iPhone 6 Touch ID has same fingerprint failings as 5s

Apple's new iPhone 6 can still be fooled using the old fingerprint-lifting trick.

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Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking flaw

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

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Android L will turn on encryption by default

The next version of Android, due out before the end of 2014, will encrypt all devices by default.