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The FBI may have paid professional hackers to break into the San Bernardino iPhone after Apple refused to help.

The FBI Reportedly Asked Pro Hackers To Crack San Bernardino iPhone

The FBI may have paid professional hackers to break into the San Bernardino iPhone after Apple refused to help.

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The FBI seal, as seen on an iPhone's camera screen.
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Apple's Encryption Fight With The Government Continues In New York

Rush hour traffic on a congested road as the sun sets on May 13, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.
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FBI Tells Us What Experts Already Knew: Car Hacking Is A Real Threat

President Obama speaks at the opening of SXSW.
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Obama Tells SXSW: Don't Be 'Absolutist' On Encryption

ISIS tried to hack Google and ended up hacking the wrong one. Oops.

Pro-ISIS Hacking Group Tries To Hack Google But Gets The Wrong Site

The Internal Revenue Service building is shown August 30, 2006 in Washington DC.
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'Get Transcript' IRS Hack Keeps Getting Worse, More Taxpayers Affected

Running more than one antivirus can cause overlap and competition — and drain your battery.
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Two Antivirus Programs On One Computer Is One Too Many

John McAfee talks to the media outside Beacon Hotel where he is staying after arriving last night from Guatemala on December 13, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida.
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John McAfee Offers To Break An iPhone's Encryption For The FBI

Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center had it's medical records held for ransom.
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Hospital Pays Hackers' Bitcoin Ransom For Hijacked Patient Records

Google search: Do I need to update flash player?

Do I Need To Update Flash Player On My Computer?

You can do better than the usual list of common passwords.
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How To Make Your Passwords Less Hackable

An illuminated sign is seen outside the University of Central Florida's Progress Energy welcome center.
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63K Social Security Numbers Stolen In University Hack In Florida

Boys play with a Stormtrooper toy from Star Wars at a Toys'R'Us store on December 24, 2015 in New York City.
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You're Not The Only Person With A 'Star Wars' Password

Watchdog groups say nuclear countries need to step up cybersecurity around sensitive facilities.
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Watchdog: Nuclear Security Needs To Account For Cyberattacks

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer
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Yahoo Will Tell You If State-Sponsored Hackers Target Your Account

Newsy / Evan Thomas

Malware, Trojans And Viruses: What's The Difference, Anyway?


Talk About Missing A Deadline: Stores Still Aren't Ready For EMV Cards

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Dell's Security Certificate Debacle Sure Looks Familiar

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Paris: Perfect Excuse To Push For More Surveillance Powers

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About 200K Comcast Customers Asked To Reset Passwords


You Find A Random Flash Drive. What Do You Do Next?

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Symantec's Security Flub Has Google Playing Hardball


Is Two-Factor Authentication Worth The Hassle?

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Your Boarding Pass Could Be Giving Away Personal Information

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5 Reasons Why Your Computer Could Be Running Slowly

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What Happens When Stolen Data Includes Fingerprints?

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Don't Expect Immediate Progress On US-China Cybersecurity

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A US-China Cyberwarfare Treaty Won't Prevent All Breaches

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Is Using Public Wi-Fi A Security Risk?

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Here's A Good Reason To Not Wait On That iOS 9 Update

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John McAfee - Yep, That McAfee - Might Run For President