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Microsoft reveals audacious plans to tighten security with Windows 10

Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.

October 22, 2014

Adobe warns of license key email scam

The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.

December 20, 2013 by

28 Android security apps tested

[CORRECTION] Applying some of the more than 1.5 million new Android malware samples found this year, independent lab AV-Test compares Android solutions. They also look at usability, impact on system performance and other security features.

December 12, 2013 by

U.S. gov. accidentally publishes own short-URL 'admin' API key

Days after the Go.USA.gov short-URL service's API became available to U.S. government employees, the department accidentally published the admin username and API key, allowing hackers to potentially create short URLs to phishing, scam or malware-ridden sites.

November 1, 2012

New wave of phishing attacks serves malware to PCs and Macs

Malware distributors have launched a new wave of attacks aimed at taking over unpatched PCs and Macs. They look like routine messages from a bank or a social network, but instead of phishing for passwords, they're serving up malware.

March 22, 2012

Stay safe online: 5 secrets every PC (and Mac) owner should know

My #1 help question of 2011? It's no contest: "How do I protect myself online?" In this post, I share the five steps I teach to friends, family members, and clients who want to avoid malware, scareware, phishing sites, and other online scams.

July 7, 2011

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