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Hackers hold 7 million Dropbox passwords ransom

Dropbox denies it has been compromised as hackers leak hundreds of passwords online and threaten to release millions more.

By October 13, 2014

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​Australian Apple devices hacked and held to ransom

A number of Apple users across Australia have reported having their iPhones, iPads and Macs targeted by hackers threatening to erase their data and demanding US$100 to regain access to devices.

By May 26, 2014

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Dropbox iOS app now supports Apple's Touch ID

Users of the iPhone 5S and the latest iPhones and iPads can now secure and access their Dropbox documents via Apple's fingerprint sensor.

By October 20, 2014

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New malware strain locks up computers unless ransom is paid

A type of "ransomware" hitting users across Europe demands payment for alleged copyright violations, according to a Swiss security blog.

By May 7, 2012

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How to change your Dropbox password

Hackers say they've stolen millions of Dropbox passwords, though the company says it wasn't hacked. Either way, now may be a good time to update your password.

By October 14, 2014

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Comcast customer allegedly pulls gun on repair man over fees

When a New Mexico woman learns of additional fees for the service call, she gets upset. Her upset leads to jail.

By July 31, 2014

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​Apple urges hacked users to change passwords

Following a hack that saw iPads, iPhones and Macs across Australia compromised and held to ransom, Apple has urged affected iCloud users to change their passwords.

By May 27, 2014

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US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

Suspected Russian hacker is accused of creating botnet that infected as many as 1 million computers worldwide in order to steal more than $100 million.

By June 2, 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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Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By April 4, 2014