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  • Intego Mac Internet Security X8 - free

    Protect your Mac from Internet threats with Intego Mac Internet Security X8.

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    Comodo Internet Security is an award winning security suite that is actually free for home users.

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The new Flock app for Android devices adds extra encryption to the existing calendar and contacts sync to help secure your personal data.

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An iOS security specialist has found undocumented surveillance mechanisms buried deep within the operating system.

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PC Optimizer Pro is a potentially unwanted program that can be difficult to remove from your computer. Here's how to get rid of it.

news - JULY 20 8

Widespread technological knowledge is essential to modern democracy, NSA leaker Edward Snowden told a gathering of hackers in New York.

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All Web data needs to be encrypted, two technology activists tell the crowd at the HOPE X hacker conference.

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Here are the best radar detectors available in 2014 including models with multiband, laser and GPS capabilities.

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Email sent to and from iCloud servers just got more secure, as Apple has started in-transit message encryption.

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As the Internet of Things spreads to everyday devices, digital attacks could have deadly consequences.

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Microsoft researchers recommend that users pick weak passwords and reuse them — but only on low-impact sites.

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When it comes to Rickrolling TV sets, the Rickmote Wi-Fi hijacker, made for less than $100, is never gonna let you down.

news - JULY 16 1

Malefactors use Superman's good name to scam people into visiting compromised sites and downloading dangerous software.

news - JULY 15 8

Project Zero is a team of Google employees whose sole job is to find and report security flaws in non-Google products.

news - JULY 15 10

Who scans the scanners? Advanced 'Zombie Zero' malware was found on Chinese-manufactured shipping barcode scanners sold internationally.

news - JULY 15 3

The XPocalypse isn't so bad: Java updates and security patches on the retired Windows XP OS will continue, says Oracle — at least for now.

news - JULY 14 3

NightHunter is a just-discovered malware campaign that has been quietly sneaking its way onto computers and sucking up personal data.

news - JULY 14 3

Five popular password managers, four of which have been patched, had a number of security vulnerabilities, according to new research.

news - JULY 14 2

Trovi Search isn't malware, but an extremely annoying browser hijacker that can be hard to remove. Here's how to get rid of it.

news - JULY 14 2

Public computers at hotels are ridiculously insecure, and you're taking a gamble with your personal data each time you use one.

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Privacy-minded smartphone owners will want to check out the Vysk iPhone and Samsung Android smartphone cases, coming this September.

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