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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.
Amazon's new Sidewalk home network has people worried about privacy and security, but is that really justified? And what about Apple's similar Find My network?
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.
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.
This fully loaded pre-built gaming rig with an RTX 3080 Ti GPU and Ryzen 9 5900X CPU is on sale at NewEgg for $600 off.
A Wi-Fi hotspot name containing specific character strings will permanently disable Wi-Fi connections on an iPhone until the user manually clears all network settings.
Carnival, the world's largest cruise-ship operator, said it had been hit by its second data breach in the past 18 months.
CVS Health had more than a billion user-visit records exposed online, and some visitors accidentally added their own email addresses to the data.
Peloton has patched a flaw that could have let attackers seize complete control of an exercise bikes. Here's how to make sure your Peloton has the update.
Intuit has sent notifications to TurboTax customers that their accounts may have been hacked due to password reuse.
The Civilized Cycles Model 1 is very comfy and very pricey, making it worth a look for urban commuters.
Volkswagen of America said 3.3 million prospective and actual Audi customers had sensitive data exposed or stolen.
More than a terabyte of data stolen from 3.2 million PCs was found online, including 26 million usernames and passwords.
Chrome has been updated to fix 14 security flaws, including one 'zero-day' under attack and linked to a Microsoft flaw revealed yesterday. Make sure to update your browser right away.
Microsoft's latest round of security updates includes fixes for six different 'zero-day' flaws already under active attack, so it's best to update Windows now.
Nearly 2 percent of the top 1,000 iOS apps in Apple's App Store were scams, the Washington Post reported.
Microsoft Teams will soon make end-to-end encryption available for one-to-one voice calls.
An online petition calling for recurring stimulus checks surpassed 2.3 million signatures on June 3. Its creator wants to hit 3 million.