NortonLifeLock plans to merge with Avast, and the combined company would have 25% of the market. Could it use its dominance to kill free antivirus software?
A hacker says they've stolen account data on 100 million T-Mobile customers, including Social Security numbers, driver's-license numbers and dates of birth.
Facebook said end-to-end encryption was now an option for Messenger voice and video calls, and being tested for Messenger group chats and calls, Instagram DMs and calls.
The latest strains of the AdLoad Mac malware punch right through Apple's built-in defenses, reports a security firm.
Deepfake technology is getting so good that it will become commonplace in phishing scams, an expert said at the Black Hat security conference.
Web apps, Google Workspace and the OAuth shared access mechanism are endangering user security and privacy with their complexity, researchers said at the Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences.
Millions of home Wi-Fi routers around the world are under attack from botnet malware, days after a firmware flaw was publicly disclosed.
Home gateway routers often reveal their users' addresses on the internet, thanks to an unwise formatting decision made more than 20 years ago.
Each website you create an account with ends up wasting about 90 minutes of your time every year with emails, texts and phone calls, researchers have found.
Zoom reached a tentative settlement in a class-action suit, agreeing to pay out $85 million over claims it skimped on user security and privacy.
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A new Android banking Trojan steals information by recording everything you do on screen, says a security firm.
A 'security update' is being applied to Google Drive files in September. Here's what's really happening, and what you need to do.
Letting browsers and password managers automatically fill in usernames and passwords on websites is a huge security risk, a Czech security researcher says.
Apple rushed out an emergency patch for iPhones, iPads and Macs to fix a serious security flaw that's likely already being used in attacks.
Google has overhauled how it lets you delete or selectively edit your Search history. Here's how to do it on a desktop, laptop, phone, or tablet.
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.
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.
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.