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Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.
An Internet security experiment reveals just how careless people can be about their use of public Wi-Fi hotspots.
Not sure if you have a malicious toolbar or extension messing with your settings? Check out this tool from Google to investigate what's going on with Chrome.
Before they become damaged by extraction and erosion, palaeontologists have started using handheld 3D scanners to preserve fossils in Kenya.
Using its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history: the veracity of the 1969 to 1972 Apollo moon landings.
The deal also means iPhone 6 users will be able to use Apple Pay to take a bite out of their favorite Subway sandwich.
The settings aren't new, but the wizard-like presentation is a new addition. It walks you through five important security settings for your Google account.
A Finnish excavator operator has used the grapple of his vehicle as a giant robot claw to put together a Duplo dump truck.
A Rube Goldberg-style contraption uses a powerful, focused beam of light, prisms, and magnifying glasses to activate its various mechanisms.
A player has beaten a game widely regarded as one of the most difficult in recent years using a Rock Band guitar peripheral instead of a controller.