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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

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.

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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

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.

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Should Uber and Lyft keep passenger ratings secret?

Beware passengers: don't vomit, drink beer or annoy your drivers. Drivers are rating you -- and no, in most cases, you can't see what that score is.

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Home Depot breach exposes a whopping 56M credit cards

The hardware chain says it has eliminated all malware from its systems after a massive hack put tens of millions of customers' data at risk.

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Apple to beef up iCloud security alerts after celeb photo hack

CEO Tim Cook tells the Wall Street Journal it will send email alerts and push notifications when someone tries to make password changes or try to restore data or login to an account on a new device.

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The HealthCare.gov Web site is far from secure, says a group of security professionals.

Hackers breach Healthcare.gov, but no personal data stolen

Hackers infiltrated the US government's healthcare portal, but did not steal any data uploaded by customers.

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With Intel's MICA, jewelry has a phone number

The Fashion Week runway will feature a luxury smart bracelet, Dyson demos its first robot vacuum, and mystery bogus cell towers could be spying on your calls.

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Conan turns the tables on Apple nude-photos hacker

Conan O'Brien claims he hired a crack team of techies to reveal the intimate life of the hacker who stole celebrities' nude photos from their iCloud accounts.

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Home Depot probes possible customer data theft

Home-improvement retailer confirms it is investigating "unusual activity" related to customer data but does not confirm a breach occurred.

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How those nude photos were leaked (and why you should care)

What does the hack mean for your own cloud security? Here are all of your nude selfie-related questions answered.

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North Korean tactics in cyberwarfare exposed

An HP report suggests the reclusive country's cyberwarfare capabilities are rapidly making it a threat to Western systems.

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Jennifer Lawrence, failed by the Web

We've all been naive to believe that there is any sort of true security on the Web. The case of the mass leaking of naked celebrity pictures is just one example.

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