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Security or performance? With this AMD vulnerability, you can’t have both

This AMD Zen 2 vulnerability has the potential to steal your passwords, but if you want a fix, you'll need to make a tough decision.
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How to set up and use video screen savers in macOS Sonoma

Video screen savers are a beautiful way to enjoy your Mac in macOS Sonoma. They transition from wallpaper to screen saver smoothly and are very easy to use.
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Lapsus$ hackers convicted of breaching GTA 6, Nvidia, and more

Two hackers who belonged to the Lapsus$ gang have been convicted of breaching numerous high-profile targets, including Nvidia, Rockstar Games, and Uber.
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How smart light bulbs could steal your password

Smart bulbs make life easier, but researchers found that they're worryingly easy to hack in order to steal your passwords.
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Billions of Intel CPUs are leaking passwords and killing performance

A recently discovered vulnerability that affects lots of Intel CPUs could steal your data, but there's a fix. The downside? It'll cost you performance.
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AI can now steal your passwords with almost 100% accuracy — here’s how

Researchers have discovered a devious new way for AI to steal your passwords, and it's almost 100% accurate.
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In the age of ChatGPT, Macs are under malware assault

ChatGPT is changing the world, but is it giving hackers new tools to make malicious Mac malware? We interviewed a new Mac security outfit to find out.
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This PowerPoint ploy could help hackers empty your bank account

Another dangerous malware is making the rounds, and this time, not even PowerPoint presentations are safe.
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Hackers are using AI to create vicious malware, says FBI

AI tools like ChatGPT are being used to create malware and fuel terrorist activity, says the FBI, in a potentially worrying sign for future cybersecurity.
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Don’t worry; Armored Core VI is ‘fully supported’ on Steam Deck

FromSoftware confirmed that its upcoming Armored Core VI will be fully supported on Valve's Steam Deck handheld.
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This hidden menu has forever changed how I use my Mac

I recently came across a hidden macOS feature that has saved me a ton of time on my Mac -- and it could do the same for you. Here’s what it is and how it works.
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Hackers are pretending to be cybersecurity firm to lock your entire PC

Hackers continue coming up with new ways to scam their victims. This time, a ransomware is being used to impersonate a cybersecurity firm.
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Ransomware attacks have spiked massively. Here’s how to stay safe

Criminal gangs are raking in huge profits from ransomware attacks compared to 2022, but other methods have seen precipitous drops in revenue. What’s going on?
Craig Federighi introducing macOS Sonoma at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2023.

macOS Sonoma public beta review: more than just screensavers

Apple’s latest desktop operating system, macOS Sonoma, has just launched into public beta. Should you install it on your Mac? Our hands-on review dives in.
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How macOS Sonoma could fix widgets — or make them even worse

Apple has been experimenting with Mac widgets for years and is giving them another go in macOS Sonoma. I’m excited -- but there’s a lot that could go wrong.
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Apple just gave Mac gamers a big reason to be excited

Apple could soon launch a Mac gaming revolution, and a quiet update to a developer toolkit shows exactly why gamers should be very excited for the future.
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81% think ChatGPT is a security risk, survey finds

An overwhelming majority of people responding to a Malwarebytes survey worry that ChatGPT is a security risk, with many also finding it deeply untrustworthy.
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The best free parental control software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

Parental controls can keep your kids safe from the dangers of the internet. Here are the best free software options out there that can help you manage them.
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DuckDuckGo’s Windows browser is here to protect your privacy

Worried about the ways you’re tracked online? DuckDuckGo’s privacy-focused web browser has just arrived on Windows, and you can try the free public beta today.
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Have an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch? You need to update it right now

If you have an Apple device, you need to update it right now. Apple found two major security vulnerabilities, and a new update fixes both of them.
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Hackers targeted DMV to expose personal data of 9.5 million people

A vulnerability in the MOVEit file transfer software has affected the personal records of millions of Americans across several states.
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Will my Mac get macOS 14?

MacOS 14 is bringing a lot of exciting improvements to Macs and MacBooks the world over. Here's how to know whether your Mac is supported.
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Apple’s macOS Sonoma has a game-changing feature — literally

Apple may have finally found a way to fix gaming on the Mac, and while there are still hurdles to overcome, I’m full of hope for the future. Here’s why.
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If you have a Gigabyte motherboard, your PC might stealthily download malware

If you own a Gigabyte motherboard, your system might be at risk. Researchers spotted a dangerous vulnerability in the firmware. Fortunately, there's a fix.
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This critical exploit could let hackers bypass your Mac’s defenses

Security researchers at Microsoft have found an exploit that could let hackers bypass one of your Mac’s most important defenses -- it’s time to update now.
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Is ChatGPT creating a cybersecurity nightmare? We asked the experts

ChatGPT can help novice coders create vicious malware, but does this herald a cyber apocalypse or is the problem overblown? We asked the experts to find out.
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Hackers have a new way of forcing ransomware payments

Research has observed bad actors targeting backups to force organizations to pay ransom in ransomware attacks.
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Chinese hackers targeting critical U.S. infrastructure, Microsoft warns

A state-sponsored Chinese hacking group has been spying on a large number of critical infrastructure organizations in the U.S., Microsoft said on Wednesday.
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These embarrassing passwords got celebrities hacked

Many celebrities have proven that they are just as lazy with their passwords as we are. Here are some famous passwords that have leaked online.
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Hackers may have stolen the master key to another password manager

KeePass is a popular password manager, but it is vulnerable to a newly discovered exploit that could let hackers steal your master password in plain text.
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Hackers are using a devious new trick to infect your devices

Two new website domain name extensions have just been launched, and hackers are already abusing them to trick people into downloading malicious files.
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Microsoft just gave you a new way to stay safe from viruses

Password-protected viruses have long been a tactic for hackers to evade detection, but Microsoft has just unleashed a new way of putting them to the sword.
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A massive data breach has left Intel scrambling for solutions

MSI suffered a major data breach, but it's not the only company impacted -- all Intel users may be at risk.
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This clever browser extension could banish viruses for good

Staying safe online can sometimes be a hassle, but a new browser extension could protect you from malware without interrupting your day or slowing things down.