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Iranian National Indicted for HBO Hack, Games of Thrones Leak

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:13pm
Behzad Mesri was not arrested but has been charged with wire fraud, computer hacking, aggravated identity theft, and other crimes.
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Amazon Announces AWS Secret Region for US Intelligence Work

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 9:44am
The US Intelligence Community now has its own air-gapped Amazon's cloud for workloads up to Secret US security classification.
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Researchers Warn Amazon Key Can Be Hacked

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:04pm
Amazon reportedly said it plans to address the flaw with a software update later this week.
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Kaspersky: NSA Computer Was Infested With Malware

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:53pm
The computer had 121 pieces of malware on the system, according to Kaspersky. 'It is possible that the user could have leaked information to many hands,' the security firm said.
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The Best Free Antivirus Protection of 2017

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:53pm
Even if you're running Windows 10, you shouldn't rely on Microsoft's security tools. Many free third-party apps are more effective at keeping you safe. We've tested 17 no-cost AV services to help you find the right one for protecting your PC.
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Feds Warn of North Korea-Linked 'Fallchill' Malware

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:44pm
North Korean hackers have been targeting the private sector including the aerospace and finance industries.
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Here's How Much Your Identity Goes for on the Dark Web

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 3:38pm
For people with high credit scores, a Social Security number, birth date, and full name can sell for $60 to $80 on the digital black market, security firm Flashpoint says.
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Webroot SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:19am
On top of Webroot's excellent antivirus protection, SecureAnywhere Internet Security Plus adds full-featured Android security and a lackluster password manager. Stick with the standalone antivirus.
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Forever 21 Investigating Credit Card Data Breach

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:08am
The details have yet to be confirmed, but transactions in Forever 21 stores between March and October this year are thought to have been accessed.
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Bluetooth-Enabled Smart Toys Pose Hacking Risk, Group Warns

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:03pm
A stranger would have to be within Bluetooth range, or about 32 feet, of the toys. But UK-based Which? is urging toy makers to secure their products.
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Researchers Claim They Can Dupe iPhone X Face ID With a Mask

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:50pm
For about $150, researchers at Bkav Corporation designed a mask they said is able to unlock an iPhone X using Face ID, something Apple has said would not be possible.
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KeepSolid VPN Unlimited (for iPhone)

PC Magazine Security - Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:50pm
With affordable and flexible pricing, an attractive app, solid speed test performance, and advanced features, KeepSolid VPN Unlimited for iPhone has it all.
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What's Worse for Your Account: a Data Breach or a Phishing Attack?

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:38pm
Google looked at the root causes behind online account hijacking and found phishing attacks and third-party data breaches can pose serious risks.
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Re:scam Bot Has One Goal: Waste the Time of Email Scammers

PC Magazine Security - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 12:55pm
Send your spam emails to Re:scam, which will engage with and waste the time of scammers trying to dupe you.
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Eavesdropper Bug Exposes Millions of Texts, Calls

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 4:33pm
The vulnerability was introduced when developers hard coded their credentials in mobile apps using the Twilio Rest API or SDK for communications services.
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The Best Password Managers of 2017

PC Magazine Security - Thu, 11/09/2017 - 12:17pm
A password like "123456" or "monkey" is easy to remember, but it's also easy to crack. With the help of a password manager, you can have a unique and strong password for every secure website. We've evaluated two dozen to help you choose.
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Yahoo Still Not Sure Who Pulled Off 3 Billion Account Heist

PC Magazine Security - Wed, 11/08/2017 - 3:23pm
How the 2013 breach occurred remains a mystery, according to Yahoo's former CEO.
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Google Rolls Out Pixel 2 XL Screen Fixes, KRACK Patch

PC Magazine Security - Tue, 11/07/2017 - 5:38pm
The update also includes a fix for 'the faint clicking noise heard in some Pixel 2s,' Google said.
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How to Set Up Google's Advanced Protection Program

PC Magazine Security - Sat, 11/04/2017 - 8:55am
The process is pretty straightforward, but be prepared to buy two security keys if you don't already own them.
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PC Magazine Security - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 11:27am
IDShield warns you of identity theft and provides specialists to help you recover if your identity is compromised. A robust family plan makes it affordable to protect all of your loved ones.
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