Hackers steal 2 million passwords

Malware records keystrokes to steal Facebook, Google and Twitter passwords. Also, AT&T adjusts its monthly rates and Instagram invites press to a mystery event.

CNET Update knocks on wood:


In this episode of CNET Update:

- Time to change your passwords and update your software, because hackers have been using malware to collect log-in credentials for many websites and services, including Facebook and Google. Credit for the discovery goes to the cybersecurity firm Trustwave.

- Pay less for AT&T's no-contract phone plans. The carrier is changing its mobile plans to stay competitive with T-Mobile and Sprint.

- Learn how to backup your Google Calendar appointments to export them into another service.

- Guess what news Instagram will announce next week. Does it have something to do with blocks of wood? Or perhaps it will unveil a private messaging tool? (I hope it involves marshmellows.)

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