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U.S. convicts Russian hacker in credit card theft scheme

A U.S. federal court has convicted a Russian hacker of stealing and selling over 2 million credit card numbers.

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Apple advises immediate update to iOS 9.3.5 after discovery of targeted iPhone spyware

Independent researchers tracked down malware sent to a Middle Eastern human-rights activist and alerted Apple, which patched three separate zero-day exploits.

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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

To spy on a human rights activist, government hired hackers may have gone as far to use three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Appleā€™s iOS.

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Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The relatively new "Plus Codes" are another way to identify a location that doesn't require a geography course.

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Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into data security.

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SwiftKey Beta resurrects predictions for phone numbers, emails, and other saved data

The update also adds in the new Android Nougat emojis and fixes a number of pesky bugs.

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When will your phone get Android Nougat?

Our continually updated list has all the latest details, announcements, and rumors to give you the best possible picture of when you'll get Android 7.0.

on greenbot.com

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Intel spreads 3D NAND to inexpensive consumer and enterprise SSDs

Intel's 3D NAND chips -- which increase the density and durability of flash drives -- are coming to more consumer and enterprise SSDs.

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Facebook taps Whatsapp user data to target ads

Two years after its acquisition by Facebook, WhatsApp is changing its privacy policy to allow it to share more information about its mobile app users with its owner.

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HP's new privacy protecting laptop screen thwarts would-be spies

HP's new SureView feature is supposed to make it easier to keep your private information private while in public.

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Cisco starts patching firewall devices against NSA-linked exploit

Cisco Systems has started releasing security patches for a critical flaw in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls targeted by an exploit linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.

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Apple may add Snapchat-like video features to make iOS more social

Apple wants to make iOS devices more social, but there aren't any finished features yet.

on macworld.com

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Linux's brilliant 25-year history, in pictures

August 25 marks the 25th anniversary of Linux, the free and open-source operating system that's used around the globe in smartphones, tablets, desktop PCs, servers, supercomputers, and more.

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Fedora project leader Matthew Miller talks world domination on Linux's 25th birthday

In its 25 years of existence, Linux has taken the world by storm, powering millions of servers, a countless number of embedded devices, and most of the smartphones in the world (thanks to Android).

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TV Everywhere apps aren't just for cable subscribers

Cable-authenticated TV apps provide a secret stash of free video (we'll show you how to find them).

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