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Amazon Prime Instant Video arrives on Android

Has Amazon just snuffed out one of the biggest reasons to buy a Kindle Fire Phone or tablet?

By September 9, 2014

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European Central Bank hacked, personal data stolen

ECB says a database linked to its website was compromised and email addresses and phone numbers were stolen.

By July 24, 2014

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​Android's phone wiping fails to delete personal data

Prepping an older phone for resale or as a donation? A study shows you'll need more than the default data wipe tools to eliminate personal data and those embarrassing selfies.

By July 8, 2014

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The best way to completely wipe your Android device

The default data wipe tool in Android may not be enough to permanently eliminate personal data on your old device.

By July 8, 2014

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Three new software freebies worth checking out

For a total cost of zero, you can score basic tools for editing video, ripping DVDs, and migrating to a new PC. Plus: two bonus deals!

By June 10, 2014

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Avast support forum hack snags usernames, passwords

The security company has taken down its support forum following a hack that compromised usernames, email addresses, and encrypted passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By May 13, 2014

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Top-five paid app on Google Play was an antivirus scam

Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.

By April 8, 2014

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Popular antivirus tools for OS X tested, again

New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.

By January 31, 2014

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Security suites jockey for position on Windows 8.1

The first security suite tests are in on Windows 8.1, and the picture remains mediocre for most of them. Still, almost all of them improved on Windows 8.1's default security.

By January 22, 2014