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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.
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FBI disables Russian malware operation targeting foreign governments

The FBI has successfully disrupted a malware operation that allowed Russian spies to steal sensitive information from foreign governments over many years.
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This macOS concept fixes both the Touch Bar and Dynamic Island

These artist concepts imagine if the macOS dock behaved more fluidly, dynamically morphing to show background processes.
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How to set a default printer on Windows or Mac

Here's how to set a default printer on Windows and macOS to avoid the frustration and waste of sending a black-and-white document to your color photo printer.
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The best GPU overclocking software in 2023

Interested in speeding up your GPU? Here is the best software for overclocking your graphics card, including first-party and third-party solutions.
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No, 1Password wasn’t hacked – here’s what really happened

1Password users recently got a worrying alert saying their password manager Secret Keys had been changed behind their backs. Yet all was not what it seemed.
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This Windows 12 concept makes me excited for a full redesign

A Windows 12 concept showcases a full reimagining of how the next generation could look.
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Is macOS more secure than Windows? This malware report has the answer

The latest malware report from Elastic Security Labs lays out the security situation for macOS, Windows and Linux -- and the results might surprise you.
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The one thing the next version of macOS needs to address

WWDC 2023 is on its way, and macOS 14 will likely get announced. But AI is the elephant in the room.
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Here’s why WWDC could be a ‘critical event’ for Apple

Apple will launch a host of new hardware and software in June at what could be the most significant WWDC show in years, with a VR headset top of the billing.
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This little-known feature is my favorite part of using a Mac and iPhone together

Using multiple Apple devices together is a seamless dream, and this one feature shows that in action. It’s a great addition to any workflow.
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How to back up an iPhone using Mac, iCloud or PC

Backing up an iPhone is just great practice for reinstalling iOS or recovering lost photos. Here's how to back up your iPhone using Finder, iTunes, and iCloud.
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Hackers wiped out this popular tax prep software as filing deadline looms

The IRS-authorized tax preparation software service eFile.com recently suffered a JavaScript malware attack in the middle of tax season.
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This Mac malware can steal your credit card data in seconds

Think Macs can’t get viruses? Think again, as a new Mac malware strain has been found that steals credit card info, login data, and even your password database.
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Your Windows 11 screenshots may not be as private as you thought

Windows 11's default screenshot app, the Snipping Tool, has a bug that can leave portions of your cropped screenshots intact and recoverable.
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NordPass adds passkey support to banish your weak passwords

The NordPass password manager has added support for passkeys, letting you log in with a fingerprint or your face and banishing weak passwords in the process.
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Akamai foils massive DDoS attack in Asia that reached 900Gbps

The largest DDoS attack in the Asia-Pacific region has just been mitigated before it could cause any serious damage. Here's what happened.
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If you use this free password manager, your passwords might be at risk

Researchers just found a new, potentially dangerous flaw within Bitwarden, an open-source password manager.
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MacGPT: how to use ChatGPT on your Mac

MacGPT is an Apple ecosystem version of ChatGPT that works for macOS Monterey and Ventura. Here's how to use it.
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Cybercrime spiked in 2022 — and this year could be worse

A new report suggests cybercrime increased last year, with some types of malware seeing huge increases. But there were some positives among the doom and gloom.
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LastPass reveals how it got hacked — and it’s not good news

LastPass was hacked repeatedly in 2022, and the company has just disclosed how it happened. The revelations don’t look good for the prominent password manager.
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This devious scam app proves that Macs aren’t bulletproof

Do you download pirated apps on your Mac? Be careful, as new research shows infected apps can hijack your Mac to mine cryptocurrencies virtually undetected.
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This major Apple bug could let hackers steal your photos and wipe your device

Hackers have found a way to break into your Apple device and steal your photos, access your camera, and even wipe your device’s contents. Update it now.
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Ranking the best (and worst) versions of macOS from the last 20 years

Among the many versions of macOS and OS X released over the years, some stand out as exceptional -- or exceptionally bad. These are our picks from Mac history.
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AMD Ryzen Master has a bug that can let someone take full control of your PC

A dangerous vulnerability was found in AMD's Ryzen Master software. If you're using it, you should act quickly.
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Hackers used 30,000 computers for record-breaking DDoS attack

With just 30,000 bots, hackers managed to launch the larger DDoS attack ever recorded, the latest in an ever-growing challenge to content delivery networks.
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Yes, you can use both Mac and Windows — here are some tips to get started

Going back and forth between a Windows PC and a Mac can be a jarring experience at first. But give it time, and take some steps, and it's surprisingly livable.
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LastPass vs. 1Password: should you switch?

In light of LastPass breaches, it's hard to recommend it as a password manager. But is 1Password a worthy alternative?
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Experts fear ChatGPT will soon be used in devastating cyberattacks

ChatGPT is changing the world, but some IT leaders are worried about its malicious misuse in massive cyberattacks -- some of which may already be underway.
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This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

The KeePass password manager has a pretty major vulnerability, but its developers are refusing to fix it. Here’s what you can do to keep your data safe.