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Apple's Shellshock patch for Macs is incomplete, says security researcher

Apple just released a patch for Shellshock, a bug that could give hackers access to Macintosh computers, but a security specialist says Apple fixed only two out of three security holes.

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Give up firstborn for free Wi-Fi? Some click 'I agree'

An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots.

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For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

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Chrome bug hunters, Google's giving you a raise

Google increases the top range of rewards to security researchers who find holes in its browser, and clarifies how the bug payment breakdown works.

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<p>The Blackphone is a mid-tier Android-powered smartphone in terms of hardware, but it comes with nine services designed to protect your privacy.</p>

Tougher security bolsters the Blackphone (pictures)

For a phone with mid-tier hardware, the Blackphone punches high with nearly $900 worth of security and privacy tools. Here's what using the phone looks like.

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<p>The Blackphone is a mid-tier Android-powered smartphone in terms of hardware, but it comes with nine services designed to protect your privacy.</p>

No black art to the Blackphone's quest for smartphone privacy

While Blackphone sales are off to a lukewarm start, our hands-on with the privacy-obsessed smartphone finds that it simplifies staying secure on the go.

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Apple patches Bash vulnerability on Macs

The company said previously that the vast majority of Macs were "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability known as the Bash or Shellshock bug.

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'Vast majority' of Mac users safe from Shellshock Bash bug, Apple says

Apple says users of its OS X operating system are "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability, which has been described as bigger than Heartbleed.

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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

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​'Bigger than Heartbleed': Bash bug could leave IT systems in shellshock

Just months after Heartbleed made waves across the Internet, a new security flaw known as the Bash bug is threatening to compromise everything from major servers to connected cameras.

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​Microsoft, Blackphone launch bug bounties

Tech titan and privacy-focused upstart announce an ongoing open season against bugs in an effort to improve security.

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Apple's Touch ID still vulnerable to hack, security researcher finds

The fingerprint reader on the iPhone 6 can be fooled by the same trick that unlocks the iPhone 5S -- but it didn't have to be that way.

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