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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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Genius hacker Walter O'Brien tells us about the true-life origins of Scorpion

When Scorpion makes its debut on Monday night, it will bring hacking and computer security to prime time like never before. Scorpion is based on the real-world exploits of Walter O'Brien, who online goes by the same handle. Walter joined us on the set to tell us how one Scorpion led to another.

By September 19, 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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FBI director demands access to private cell phone data

To stop terrorists and other criminals, cell phones should have encryption backdoors to enable US government surveillance, argues FBI Director James Comey.

By October 16, 2014

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New Audi A3 exploits connected tech (pictures)

Audi doubles down on the tech in its new A3 model, completely revised in sedan form for the US market.

13 Images By November 20, 2013

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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Yahoo says attack wasn't Shellshock

Yahoo says no customer data was affected when a "handful" of servers were exploited by what it initially thought was the Shellshock bug. WinZip and Lycos were also reportedly hit by the widespread vulnerability.

By October 6, 2014

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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.

By September 30, 2014