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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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Hackers nab 1.2B passwords in colossal breach, says security firm

Russian gang hacks into more than 420,000 web and FTP sites, amassing username and password combinations and millions of email addresses, company says.

By August 5, 2014

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IE11 syncs Web passwords across Windows, Windows Phone 8.1

Password sync, now on IE11 on Microsoft's newest operating systems, makes moving among PCs, phones, and tablets easier. It's also handy for Microsoft to keep customers in its ecosystem.

By June 24, 2014

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The 'I hate passwords' guide

Until a safer, saner alternative is available, we're stuck with an insecure, outdated authentication technique. Here's how to make the best of a bad situation while we wait for services to get serious about verifying identities.

By April 29, 2014

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Adjust Google Play to require a password for every purchase

Update your password requirement on Google Play to discontinue the 30-minute grace period for purchases.

By July 31, 2014

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'That one time I founded the Roman Empire,' and other selfie gems

Photographer Mike Mellia snaps a series of hilarious, absurd, selfie-style shots as a comment on rampant self-portraiture in the age of social media.

By July 25, 2014

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Russian hacker gang steals 1.2B passwords

An unprecedented data heist highlights the need for stronger password security. Meanwhile, Timex creates a smartwatch that doesn't need a smartphone.

By August 6, 2014

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Ray Ozzie's new app reimagines the phone call

One of Bill Gates' all-time favorite programmers is back after pondering the hypothetical: What would people do if the phone had never been invented before the Internet came along?

By September 22, 2014

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Netflix passwords leaked again?

What do "w4gw4g," "Poosty72," and "moshimoshi" have in common? They're just three of around 500 Netflix passwords and usernames leaked online, but you may not have to worry.

By June 12, 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