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Malwarebytes: With Anti-Exploit, we'll stop the worst attacks on PCs

Launching its new Anti-Exploit software, Malwarebytes sets out to seal up the most-feared security gaps in browsers, PDF readers, Java, and Microsoft Office.

By June 12, 2014

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Report says NSA exploited Heartbleed, kept flaw secret -- but agency denies it

A Bloomberg report says the agency knew about the Heartbleed security flaw that's sent sites like Google scrambling to patch their systems -- but it kept it secret and used it to spy. The agency, however, says that's not so.

By April 11, 2014

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Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole

Microsoft wants users to pay for its $100 Office 365 subscription. Turns out, though, that it can be bypassed for Office apps on iPad.

By March 28, 2014

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High-tech rooftop mirrors bounce sun's heat back into space

Stanford researchers suggest a unique place to store excess heat -- the coldness of outer space -- which could help keep buildings cooler and help save energy.

By December 4, 2014

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NSA's Auroragold spies on carriers to breach cell networks, report says

A newly discovered program, dug out of the leaked Snowden documents, could even let the spy agency introduce vulnerabilities in the networks to help it listen in.

By December 4, 2014

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Snapchat exploit reveals details of 4.6 million accounts

The ephemeral photo-sharing app has been the target of a database hack that reveals usernames and phone numbers. Here's how to see if your account has been affected.

By January 1, 2014

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Confessions of a smartphone thief

Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.

By November 24, 2014

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Readers' reaction: Fitness trackers -- motivation or pure distraction?

Love them, hate them, or some where in between, CNET Facebook fans tell us what they think of fitness tracking devices.

By November 18, 2014

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Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug

The flaw -- uncovered by IBM researchers in May and patched by Microsoft on Tuesday -- affected every version of Microsoft's desktop OS since Windows 95.

By November 13, 2014

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The Evil Within (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Certainly an acquired taste, The Evil Within is sure to satiate the horror fanatic. For those with an appetite for an investment-heavy exploit through the mind of a madman, The Evil Within is more than capable, even with a few bumps along the way.

By October 13, 2014