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Want Internet in Your RV While Traveling? Starlink’s Got You Connected
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VR Tracking Facial Expressions May Be the Next Privacy Nightmare—Here's Why
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Why Indigenous Tribes Struggle to Get Fast Internet, and How It's Improving
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Take Advantage of Passwordless Logins on PayPal, if You’re in the US
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Why Incognito Mode May Not Be Private and What You Can Do About It
This New App Offers Two-Factor Authentication for Shared Accounts
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New App, Imme, Promises to Protect Your Digital Identity
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Schools May Be Using AI to Keep Tabs on Students—Here's Why
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The Freewrite Alpha Is Like a Laptop and a Typewriter Got Married
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Phishing Is More Common (and More Dangerous) Than Ever—Here's How to Stay Safe
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New Windows 11 Update Hopes to Solve Your Most Common Security Gotchas
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The Spell Checker in Your Web Browser Could Have Leaked Your Passwords
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EU's Cyber Resilience Act Could Make Smart Devices Safer For All of Us
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Hardware With Built-In Security Could Be More Secure Than Software, Experts Say
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Your Favorite Websites Could Be Leaking Your Searches to the Highest Bidder
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New Wi-Fi 6E Routers Could Be Disastrous for Mission-Critical Services
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Apple Releases Security Updates for 9-Year-Old iPhones and That’s a Big Deal
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That Popular Android App Could be Sharing Your Data With Others
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Children's Online Privacy May Soon Get the Big Boost It Needs
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Your Mobile Carrier Remembers Where You’ve Been, and That’s a Bad Thing
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Hold Up! That Legitimate Website Could Be a Trick to Steal Your Passwords
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This Is Why You Should Never Use Someone Else's Dirty USB Cable
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DuckDuckGo Email Protection Beta Drops the Waitlist, Offers Safer Email for All
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Plex Data Breach Could Have Leaked Your Email or Passwords
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iOS 15.6.1 Is an Important Update, but Don’t Let the Media Scare You
Samsung Internet beta 19.0 synced browsing
Samsung Internet Beta 19.0 Is Out the Door With More Privacy Enhancements
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A Song Can Crash Your Hard Drive? It Happens More Than You Think
Three young girls on cell phones.
Your Children Are Likely Being Tracked By Some of Their Favorite Apps
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The VPN on Your iPhone May Leak Sensitive Information to Interested Parties
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Google Play Store Could Still Be Serving Up Dangerous Shape-Shifting Apps
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Turns Out, Security Is Really Important to People Who Use Android Phones
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Banking on Android? It Could Be More Treacherous Thanks to New Malware
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Why Mac Users Should Uninstall the Zoom App Right Now
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Why a Thunderbolt Dock Could Benefit Your Desktop Laptop Lifestyle
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Your Facebook App Might Still Track You, Even After Being Told Not to
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Amazon's Palm Payments Are Convenient, But Are They Safe?
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Google Promises Better Accuracy in Your Search Results
Motorola Q14
Motorola’s New 6GHz Mesh Router Can Handle All Your Gadgets
1Password 8 for mobile
1Password 8 Finally Comes to Android and iOS
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DuckDuckGo Will Block Microsoft's Tracking Attempts, Too
Opera VPN Pro Mac Windows
Opera VPN Pro Now Available for Mac and Windows
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Your Phone Could Soon Let You Block Access to Personal Data
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That Text From Your Friend May Not Be as Innocent as It Seems
A Microsoft computer displaying a warning about a malicious file.
Blocking Macros Is Only the First Step in Defeating Malware
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Researchers Show Popular GPS Tracker Is Vulnerable to Hackers
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Don’t Let This Rediscovered Computer Hack Scare You
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New macOS Malware Uses Several Tricks to Spy on You
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New Google Play Store Rules Could Encourage Privacy Violations
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FTC Intends to Crack Down on Illegal Use and Sharing of Your Sensitive Data
Cyber Security, Phishing, E-Mail, Network Security, Computer Hacker, Cloud Computing, Ransomware
That Sudden Zip File in the Email Thread Could Be Malware
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Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Scams on Amazon Prime Day
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Why You Shouldn’t Use Chrome’s Updated Password Manager
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New Firefox Privacy Feature Might Not Benefit Many
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Google Fixes Critical Flaw in Chrome
Google Password Manager
Google Simplifies Password Manager
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T-Mobile Expands 5G Coverage to 80+ Cities
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Brave Hands You the Keys to It's Search Results
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Why You Shouldn't Plug Unknown Devices Into Your Computer
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Chrome Gets Better Phishing and Malware Protections on iOS