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Ding-dong: Ring's security flaw welcomes hackers to your front door

A flaw in the Ring Video Doorbell's design leaves its customers susceptible to network hacks.

By January 13, 2016

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Target back on naughty list with another security vulnerability

Did you make a wish list on Target's mobile app? Well Ho ho ho, your phone number and address are publicly accessible thanks to a newly discovered flaw.

By December 15, 2015

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Could Hello Barbie become the plaything of hackers? Turns out toys are vulnerable, too

Mattel's chatty doll could give up sensitive information, while a hacker has already swiped children's pictures and personal info from toymaker VTech. Experts say Internet-connected toys are rife with security problems.

By December 2, 2015

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Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugs

With two new "Stagefright" vulnerabilities discovered, almost every Android device ever released is vulnerable to malicious hackers. Fixing the bug isn't simple.

By October 1, 2015

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Apple iOS 9 fixes serious AirDrop vulnerability

The newly discovered vulnerability could lead to bad guys taking remote control of iPhones and Macs.

By September 17, 2015

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Android Stagefright vulnerability leaves handsets at risk

A security research company claims to have found a vulnerability baked into Google's Android operating system that could leave devices open to attack. CNET's Lexy Savvides reports on how Google has addressed the issue and how users can minimize the risk.

By July 27, 2015

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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By February 10, 2016

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Mozilla patches critical vulnerabilities in Firefox update

The latest update to the browser fixes a number of critical and high-risk vulnerabilities.

By July 9, 2015

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Mac's sleep mode vulnerability rated critical by Symantec

The security flaw could allow attackers to install malware able to survive hardware formatting.

By June 5, 2015

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Veracode study pokes holes in smart-home security

An in-depth look at the security behind six well-known smart-home products shows some alarming vulnerabilities.

By April 9, 2015