Internet, Networking, & Security News

From the latest malware threats, to important security patches, to major outages, we'll keep you in the know and teach you how to stay safe.
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White House Details New Plan for Low-Cost Internet
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You Could Still Be at Risk From the Log4J Vulnerability
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Apple, Google, and Microsoft to Expand Passwordless Log-in
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Everyone (Including Your Boss) Needs to Use Better Passwords
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Hackers Have Found a Way to Spoof Any Gmail Address
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Firefox’s 100th Build Brings Picture-in-Picture Subtitles and More
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Google Play Apps Will Disclose How Much They Know About You
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Your Video Conferencing App May Listen, Even When Muted
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You Can Now Ask Google to Remove Personal Info From Searches
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Brave Search’s New Feature Aims to Provide 'More Relevant' Results
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It's Now Easier for Hackers to Use Public Info Against You
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Not All Apps Are Safe, Even if They Seem to Work
Using Can't Post It
"Can’t Post It" App Takes a New Approach to Public Privacy
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Turns Out, Apple’s Hide My Email Feature Is Pretty Great
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That Call From Your Bank Might Be a Scam
DuckDuckGo browser beta for Mac
Why You Need DuckDuckGo’s Privacy Browser
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Scanning That QR Code Could Be More Dangerous Than You Realize
DuckDuckGo Mac
DuckDuckGo’s Privacy-Focused Web Browser Launches on Mac
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Windows 11 Wants to Save You From Phishing Attacks
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Here's Why Malicious Malware Wants Your Smart Home Tech
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Beware! That App You’re Downloading Might Not Be Real
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The Centralized Internet Is a Bad Thing, Experts Say
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The Metaverse Is Coming and Security Risks Are Tagging Along
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Moving the Internet Closer to Autonomous Cars Could Make Them Safer
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Why You Totally Want to Use Automatic iOS Updates
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Don’t Forget to Secure Your Smart Home
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Google Adds Highly Cited Label to Search Results
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The Music of Your Heartbeat May One Day Be Your Password
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You Should Update or Replace Your Wyze Security Camera
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Using Biometrics to Prevent SIM Card Abuse Could Introduce Bigger Problems
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Be Careful, That Password Pop-Up Could Be Fake
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Microsoft Is Struggling to Squash a Windows 10/11 Bug
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A Passwordless Future May Require Our Phones to Be Security Keys
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Eero Launches New Router to Capitalize on Wi-Fi 6E Network
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A Better User Experience Could Reduce Smartphone Security Issues
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The ‘Accept All’ Cookies Option Might Be Riskier Than You Think
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Smartphone Hacks Are on the Rise, Experts Say
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Qualified ACP Customers Can Now Get Free Verizon Fios
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How Language Software Can Strengthen Our Cyberdefenses
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Seekr Launches AI-Driven Search Engine Beta
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The Samsung Hack Could Still Put You at Risk
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Attackers Can Trick Echo Speakers Into Hacking Themselves
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That Smartphone Isn’t Secure Just Because It’s ‘New’
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Experts Say Opera’s Emoji URLs Aren’t Going to Take Off
Ubuntu Linux Snap Flaw
Security Experts Find Multiple Root-Access Vulnerabilities on Linux
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Meta’s Settlement Could Be the Beginning of the End of Tracking Cookies
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Latest Chrome Update Addresses a New Zero-Day Exploit
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Your Private Credit Card Info May Be Under Attack
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SIM Swapping Attacks Are Soaring and You Need to Be on Guard
Google's Privacy Sandbox
Regulatory Oversight Comes to Google’s Privacy Sandbox
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Authenticating Users With Facial Recognition Is Never a Good Idea, Say Experts
"Safer with Google"
Google Uses Safer Internet Day to Introduce New Security Features
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Your Computer Hardware May Be Leaking Data About You
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A Second Surveillance Firm Was Caught Hacking iPhones
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Google’s Third-Party Cookie Replacement Is Flawed, Experts Say
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Malicious 2FA App Found on Google Play
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Wi-Fi 7 Is Almost Here, but Experts Say It Still Won’t Replace Ethernet
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Even Replacing the Hard Drive Won’t Remove This Malware
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Experts Think a Web3 Browser Sounds More Like a Gimmick