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5 big buts about the Pixel 4 phone

Google's Pixel 4 phone has an awful lot to offer, but — well, every story has two sides.

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Train to be a certified cyber security professional for just $39

This twelve-course bundle will show you ethical hacking and pen-testing techniques

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Utah county moves to expand mobile voting through blockchain

Utah County plans to allow disabled voters to use a blockchain-based mobile app to vote in November, and one city hopes to use an app for all of its citizens, who are mostly young, tech-savvy millennials.

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But I’m still me

Someone’s having an identity crisis.

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Can Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency survive the exodus?

Seven of the founding members of the Libra Association, Facebook's non-profit governing council for its planned cryptocurrency, have jumped ship amid increasing scrutiny by U.S. and European regulators.

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Why we need Apple’s HomeKit-enabled routers

Security matters, and attacks against connected devices are on the rise. That's why Apple's HomeKit-enabled routers are important.

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Microsoft’s Windows, Office 365 advice for secure elections

Microsoft has issued guidance and offered resources to help election officials and candidate campaigns to better protect their Windows and Office 365 systems.

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9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

With Microsoft's support ending in January, our Windows 7 Survival Guide for 2020 offers ways to protect your older machines that can't or won't be upgraded.

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A Chrome security setting you shouldn't overlook

One of Chrome's most important options is out of sight and all too easy to miss.

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Top enterprise VPN vulnerabilities

Don’t assume VPNs are always safe. These popular enterprise VPNs all have known remote code execution vulnerabilities.

IoT > Internet of Things > network of connected devices

IoT dangers demand a dedicated group

The internet of things brings with it a wide range of IT security headaches, along with compliance nightmares — and turf wars.

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Will 5G increase mobile security?

We love our smartphones, but there's a dark side. Their prevalence and users’ tendencies to connect over public Wi-Fi make mobile devices a common target of bad guys. Analyst Jack Gold looks at how to mitigate the risk.

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Microsoft releases even more patches for the CVE-2019-1367 IE zero-day, and the bugs are having a field day

Ten days ago, Microsoft released a half-fast set of manual patches aimed at fending off a newly described and “Exploited” Internet Explorer zero-day. Bugs crawled out of the woodwork. Yesterday, Microsoft finally released a true...

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Google launches leaked-password checker, will bake it into Chrome in December

The company plans to add a hacked-password alert system into its browser by the end of year; Firefox aims to do much the same thing this month.

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5 industries that will be disrupted by blockchain

Here are five major industries that will benefit from blockchain technology in the near future: financial services and banking, government, healthcare, energy, and transportation and logistics.

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Throwback Thursday: Everybody gets an F

Shall we guess how many of those passwords were ‘123456’?

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Time to install Microsoft's mainstream September patches – and avoid the dregs

This month’s lightning rod patch — the fix for the peek-a-boo Internet Explorer zero-day CVE-2019-1367 — still isn’t in any of the pushed updates. Unless you’re a Chicken Little acolyte, avoid it, but get the rest of the September...

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Post-retirement Windows 7 patches: Not just for the big dogs now

Microsoft now says it will offer patches for the aging OS through early 2023 to any business that's willing to pay up.

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