It's not older women, but young men who think they know everything about computers are most likely to lose money in tech-support scams, reports Microsoft.
A widely used repository of open-source software has been infected with password-stealing malware, and there's no telling how many applications and projects have been poisoned.
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The notorious FormBook Trojan has mutated into a new form called XLoader that also attacks Macs, Israeli security firm Check Point reported.
A jaw-droppingly dumb flaw in Windows 10 and Windows 11 lets any local user or program seize full control of a machine.
There are dozens of phishing-scam websites offering to help Americans get child-tax-credit advance payments, a security firm says.
Two more security flaws related to Windows' printing software have been disclosed. No permanent fixes yet, but you can defuse one flaw by turning off printing altogether.
Google has pushed out a new update for Chrome on Windows, Mac and Linux to fix several severe security flaws, including one already being exploited by attackers. Here's what to do.
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Microsoft patched 117 security flaws in the July Patch Tuesday updates, including nine 'zero-day' vulnerabilities that were publicly disclosed before Microsoft could fix them.
Low-cost U.S. cellular carrier Mint Mobile appears to have suffered a data breach, which may have exposed an unknown number of user passwords.
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More than 170 cryptocurrency-mining apps in Google Play and other app stores charge for fees and services, but end up generating zero cash.
Microsoft pushed out an emergency patch for the 'PrintNightmare' security flaw, which affects all Windows computers and servers.
Nearly a dozen Android apps were set up to steal users' Facebook passwords and usernames, and were installed nearly 6 million times.
Personal data 'scraped' from 700 million LinkedIn user profiles is being sold online. Even though the data is theoretically public, it's useful for spammers, stalkers and phishers.
An online petition demanding monthly stimulus checks of $2,000 has gathered nearly 2.5 million signatures.
'Cracked' Windows games poisoned with cryptocurrency-mining malware have infected more than 200,000 PCs, security firm Avast said.
Mercedes-Benz USA disclosed that personal data of 1.6 million prospective and actual customers had been exposed online, and that about 1,000 people had very sensitive data leaked.
More than 100 Dell laptops and desktops moels can be hacked over the air thanks to flaws in the way the machines handle firmware updates, but fixes are available.
Brave Search, which promises to be a privacy-focused search engine that doesn't track or profile users, has entered public beta testing that anyone can try out.