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Chinese hackers target US government workers -- report

The hackers were looking for information on federal employees who have top-secret clearance, according to The New York Times.

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Google confronts more site certificate problems

The search giant reveals several unauthorized digital certificates were issued for Google domains, potentially putting Internet users at risk.

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Snowden asks for extension on Russian asylum

NSA leaker Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia runs out on July 31, leaving him without a home if it is not extended.

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Adobe's Flash Player update pop-up doesn't warn unsuspecting users that they may get more software than they want or need.

Adobe pushes critical Flash update for Windows, Mac

The company patches a vulnerability that could let hackers "take control" of people's computers after they visit sites like eBay, Tumblr, and Twitter.

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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

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The best way to completely wipe your Android device

The default data wipe tool in Android may not be enough to permanently eliminate personal data on your old device.

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

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​Android's phone wiping fails to delete personal data

Prepping an older phone for resale or as a donation? A study shows you'll need more than the default data wipe tools to eliminate personal data and those embarrassing selfies.

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'Warbiking' highlights the need for better wireless security

A high-tech bike ride around Sydney shows off how little thought many companies and individuals give to wireless security.

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Ordinary Web users reportedly snared in NSA surveillance

In 9 out of 10 cases, account holders in a cache of intercepted communications were not the intended targets, according to the Washington Post.

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NSA likely targets anybody who's 'Tor-curious'

Whether you're a regular user of Web privacy tools like Tor and Tails, or you've just checked out their websites, the NSA could be tracking your online movements, a new investigation reveals.

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Apple patent looks to smarten up the iPhone's security lock

A newly published patent envisions a more secure smartphone that will require a range of unlocking codes based on users' locations.

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