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Malware Drops to New Lows, but Florida is the Most Infected

We're getting savvier combating malware and with cybersecurity, but don't get too complacent, security company warns

A new report reveals computer virus and malware infections dropped 47.3% in the first half…

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5 Ways to Tell if That Financial App is Really Safe

April is Financial Literacy Month. In its honor, here are ways to ensure you choose safe apps for your mobile financial services

The financial world is at our fingertips

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3 Reasons Apple and the FBI Both Lose on iPhone Issue

The nasty public battle between Apple and the FBI has repercussions for both entities

The nasty public battle between Apple and FBI has repercussions for both entities.

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How to Keep Your Mac Safe from Malware

A nasty bit of malware is infecting Mac computers. Here's how to tell if yours is infected and how to remedy the matter.

A nasty bit of malware is infecting Mac computers. Here’s how to tell if yours…

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[Part 2] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Security

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters

An African American cybersecurity pro weighs in on Apple and other tech security matters.

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[Part 1] A Black Cybersecurity Pro Weighs in on Apple Fight and Tech Security

Doug Bryant is a certified ethical hacker and cybersecurity pro

Doug Bryant, Jr. is one of the relatively few black cybersecurity professionals. In a two-part…

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Nissan Leaf Security Hole Exposes Hacking Vulnerabilities of Connected Cars

Security experts find troubling vulnerability in the Nissan Leaf electric car

Some seriously lax security found on a Nissan electric vehicle underscores need for stricter security…

By Samara Lynn

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John McAfee: FBI’s Order to Apple is “Misuse” of Law

Cybersecurity guru John McAfee says the government is citing an antiquated statute

John McAfee weighs in on the conflict between Apple and the Department of Justice.

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Google Will Give You 2 GB of Storage for Security

Secure your Google account and get 2 GB of Google Drive storage for free

Google pushes security with free storage space giveaway.

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Computer Infections Spiked During the ‘Blizzard’ of ’16

Jonas also brought in a blizzard of computer malware

Cybersecurity company reports significant increase in computer malware during the blizzard.

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The Worst Passwords of 2015

We are still creating very weak passwords and getting hacked

If you are using any of these passwords, change them!

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Congresswoman Jackson Lee, ICMCP on Need for Diversity in Cybersecurity

People of color could fill the industry workforce shortage

The main crux of the meeting was that while cybersecurity is critical for national security…

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Janice McAfee Talks Love and Business

Wife of tech titan John McAfee discusses living and working with her husband

Even if you have never heard of John McAfee, you have likely heard of his…

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Nation’s Cybersecurity Upgraded with New Practices and Standards

The Obama administration partnered with private and public entities to manage risk and subvert threats

Over the last 6 months the U.S. Government implemented a wide range of policies to…

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Federal Employees May Be At Risk For Identity Theft

Union says OPM hid the extent of damage from a massive computer hack

The Social Security numbers of every current, former and retired federal employee was allegedly hacked,…

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100,000 Taxpayers’ Data Stolen in IRS Breach

Criminals accessed tax information through the Get Transcript service provided by the agency

Criminals accessed more than 100,000 taxpayers’ personal tax information and bilked the agency for millions…

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Google: Email Password Recovery Questions May Not Be Secure

Questions about your favorite food or first pet may be easily guessed by hackers

Email password recovery questions might not be secure enough to keep hackers out—but might be…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] ATM Data Thefts at Highest Level in 20 Years

Debit card compromises at bank ATMs were up 174% and 317% at non-bank machines

The number of debit card users whose data gets snatched by crooks at ATMs is…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] Cybercrime to Cost Business $2 Trillion in 2019

Sophisticated hackers are launching attacks that can cost businesses $150 million to fix

Nearly 1/5 small businesses is already at risk for being hit by cybercrime and even…

By Joel Lyons

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Homeland Security to Open Silicon Valley Office

Secretary Jeh Johnson makes announcement at cybersecurity conference

The Department of Homeland Security will open a satellite office in Silicon Valley.

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