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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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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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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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These Android apps are spying on you — and there’s no easy way to stop them

Recent research has uncovered just how dangerous and easily accessible spyware apps are. These apps are a ticking privacy time bomb with little recourse.
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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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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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SMS 2FA is insecure and bad — use these 5 great authenticator apps instead

You should be utilizing two-factor authentication on your accounts whenever possible. These apps help you secure your accounts with ease.
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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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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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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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Hackers dug deep in the massive LastPass security breach

The November LastPass cybersecurity breach was worse than previously reported and hackers stole data from several other GoTo products and services.
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If you use PayPal, your personal data may have been compromised

PayPal has recently suffered a massive data breach that might have left tens of thousands of users at risk of identity theft.
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Hackers stole $1.5 million using credit card data bought on the dark web

A criminal network worthy of a movie managed to steal over $1 million from thousands of credit cards posted on the dark web.
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Brits told not to mail anything abroad after cyber incident

A cyber incident has prompted the U.K.’s Royal Mail to ask the nation’s 67 million citizens not to send anything overseas for the time being.
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What Apple’s iCloud encryption update really means — and why you should care

You will soon be able to protect your sensitive iCloud data with end-to-end encryption. That's a huge upgrade and finally justifies Apple's tall privacy claims.
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This free service just hit a huge website security milestone

A major milestone has been reached in website security thanks to free certificates provided by a little-known non-profit organization called Let's Encrypt.
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Hackers’ Cyber Monday deals will be unbelievably good

Beware the deal that looks to good to be true because hackers know you're eager for big discounts on great products, the perfect recipe for a scam.
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Why GPS is critical to your smartphone — and desperately needs an overhaul

You probably use GPS on your phone every single day. The tech is important, highly flexible, and very prone to cybersecurity attacks.
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Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Microsoft's Digital Defense report warns of a wave of new hackers and cybersecurity threats and tells you how to stop them.
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Hackers sink to new low by stealing Discord accounts in ransomware attacks

AXLocker is a new ransomware attack that not only encrypts your files -- it also attempts to steal your Discord account, giving you 48 hours to respond.
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Your iPhone may be collecting more personal data than you realize

How secure is your iPhone? According to security researchers, it may be collecting more personal information than you think.
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Half of Google Chrome extensions may be collecting your personal data

Data risk management company Incogni has found that half of every installed Google Chrome extension have a high to very high risk of collecting personal data.
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Update Windows now — Microsoft just fixed several dangerous exploits

Microsoft has just fixed a whole lot of dangerous vulnerabilities as part of its latest Windows patch.
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This Chrome extension lets hackers remotely seize your PC

Malicious extensions on Google Chrome are being used by hackers remotely in an effort to steal sensitive information.
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This Wi-Fi security flaw could let drones track devices through walls

A research team from University of Waterloo has attached a device to a drone that can uses vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi networks to see through walls.
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Hackers are infiltrating news websites to spread malware

The latest cybersecurity attack takes advantage of your trust in news sites and your browser to trick you into downloading malware.
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Apple Security Research website launches to protect your Mac

Apple is making it easier to research security flaws in macOS and iOS with its new website, which also serves as a reporting hub and information resource.