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Only One-Third of Android Antivirus Apps Work Properly

A new report from security company AV-Comparatives has revealed that only 80 of the most popular Android antivirus apps give you effective protection and only 23 of those apps can guarantee a 100% threat-detection rate, highlighting the need for proper Android security.

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Largest Ever Email and Password Leak Just Got Worse

Already one of the largest data breaches ever, the list of 2.2 billion users' data is over three times larger than previously thought. Could you personally be affected? Odds are pretty high that you were. Here's more on what exactly happened and what you can do about it.

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Verizon Study Identifies Mobile Security Risk to Businesses

A new study from mobile giant Verizon has shown that the phone in your pocket is magnet to hackers and scammers, showing an increase in the number of attacks on mobile devices. We explain why data hacks and security attacks are becoming riskier on mobile devices in the workplace

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Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe – Review

Zucked is partly a story of Roger McNamee’s realization of Facebook’s ills, and partly a manifesto for a better internet. The book charts McNamee’s journey from Facebook optimist and investor, to concerned citizen and finally to privacy activist calling for Facebook's ...

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New YouTube Scam Targets Victims with Identity Fraud

Influencers and content creators on YouTube are big business, commanding millions in branding deals and attracting legions of devoted fans. It was just a matter of time before a scammer had the idea to get in on the action. Recently, that has taken the form of a phishing scam.

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Russia Preps to Completely Block Foreign Internet

Russia is preparing to test whether it can completely cut itself off from the internet. The country is ready to take this extreme measure in the event of a cyber or real-world attack from a foreign power. But with Russia's reputation for censorship, is there more to the story?

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Children’s Hospital DDoS Attacker Gets 10 Years in Prison

A Massachusetts man, associated with hacktivist group Anonymous, has been sentenced to ten years behind bars for starting a DDoS attack against Boston Children's Hospital, as well as a $443,000 fine. The attack crippled the hospital, rendering it ineffective for several days.