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Millions of Dell PCs Vulnerable to Attack: Patch Now

Millions of Dell PCs Vulnerable to Attack: Patch Now

UPDATED with comment from Dell and extra information from SafeBreach.Millions of Dell computers running Windows, and possibly many more computers made by other brands, are vulnerable to a flaw in thei...

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Zombie Flaw Hits Microsoft Office Users: Protect Yourself Now

Zombie Flaw Hits Microsoft Office Users: Protect Yourself Now

Sometimes what should be dead never truly dies. An ancient vulnerability in Microsoft Office, patched in November 2017, is still being successfully used to attack Windows systems that have never been ...

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Killer Deal: $220 Off iPad Pro 12.9-inch Tablet

Killer Deal: $220 Off iPad Pro 12.9-inch Tablet

The best tablet for power users is undoubtedly Apple's 12.9-inch iPad Pro. It packs unrivaled processing power, an epic 13-hour battery and one of the most immersive tablet screens we've seen. Unfortu...

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Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now

Hey, Windows 7 and XP Users -- You Need to Patch Now

This month's round of Microsoft Patch Tuesday security updates was just released, and there's a pretty serious flaw that affects all Microsoft operating systems earlier than Windows 8.Windows 7 and it...

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Did Your Firefox Add-Ons Break? Here's How to Fix Them

Did Your Firefox Add-Ons Break? Here's How to Fix Them

If you used Mozilla Firefox over the weekend, you may have noticed that some of your add-ons and extensions stopped working. Fortunately, the problem has now been fixed, and if your browser doesn't up...

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Asus Admits Servers Hacked Two Months After Being Notified

Asus Admits Servers Hacked Two Months After Being Notified

Asus finally issued a statement today (March 26) regarding the hacking of its own firmware-update servers, more than 24 hours after Vice Motherboard and Kaspersky Lab publicly disclosed the issue and ...

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 Macs Being Attacked by Windows Malware

Macs Being Attacked by Windows Malware

Look out, Mac users! Your machines are under attack -- from Windows malware.Researchers from Trend Micro yesterday (Feb. 11) said in a blog posting that they'd found an active strain of Mac malware th...

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Google's New Chrome Extension Finds Your Hacked Passwords

Google's New Chrome Extension Finds Your Hacked Passwords

Google has just rolled out a new Chrome browser extension that warns you if a username-password combination has been compromised in a data breach. Called Password Checkup, the extension is availa...

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Apple Keeps Malware Info from Antivirus Firms: Researcher

Apple Keeps Malware Info from Antivirus Firms: Researcher

Is Apple keeping crucial information about malware attacks hidden from antivirus firms? One prominent security researcher thinks it might be.Patrick Wardle, about whose discoveries we've written many ...

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Still Using Internet Explorer? Patch Windows Now

Still Using Internet Explorer? Patch Windows Now

Microsoft quietly pushed out an out-of-band (read: emergency) update to Internet Explorer today to thwart attacks that could let malicious websites install malware on Windows PCs."An attacker could ho...

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Is Windows 10 Stealing Your Data? Well, It's Complicated

Is Windows 10 Stealing Your Data? Well, It's Complicated

Is Microsoft spying on Windows 10 users who don't want to be spied on? Some Reddit users think so, but there may be an innocent, if confusing, explanation.Credit: Thaneree Deepul/ShutterstockThe April...

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Scary New Intel Flaw Could Slow Down the Internet

Scary New Intel Flaw Could Slow Down the Internet

In a masterpiece of coordinated disclosure, Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat and a group of academic researchers yesterday (Aug. 14) simultaneously notified the world of three more serious Intel CPU flaws th...

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