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Websites can track us by the way we type - here's how to stop it

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Researchers have come up with a new Chrome extension that muffles our key-press duration and typing lags.

Malware on Linux - When Penguins Attack

If you really want to fan the flames of controversy, ask the question, "What about malware on Linux?"

We asked...here's what we found out.

The "Stagefright" hole in Android - what you need to know

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Here's what you can do to deal with the much-talked-up "Stagefright" messaging vulnerability on Android

Dmail promises self-destructing Gmail messages

Dmail promises self-destructing Gmail messages

After an email has been "destroyed" (or, rather, encrypted), recipients will see a message that the email has been killed. Should we trust it will do what it says with personal data?

Worried about Google's Your Timeline? Here's how to disable tracking

Google tracking

Don't fancy having Google map your movements and match them up with your photos? Here's how to disable Your Timeline or turn off Location Services altogether.

Burglary suspect accidentally takes his own iPhone selfie video

Burglar selfie

He slipped in through an unlocked side door in the early morning. He grabbed an iPhone, then cast himself in a leading role in a video selfie.

If you make everybody use weaker locks, it's burglars who benefit! 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Security can be fun...here's the latest episode of our weekly 1-minute video.

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SSCC 207 - Windows 2003 R2? The train stops here! [PODCAST]

Our weekly quarter-hour podcast where we turn the latest security news into advice you can use - and have fun at the same time.

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Does Siri have a secret signal to summon 911?

Siri gets a lot more publicity than other voice-recognition systems.

Especially when there's a "911" consipiracy theory involved.

Another "Hacking Team" zero-day surfaces - this time in IE, not Flash!

Yet another zero-day has been dragged out of the data dump from hacked Italian security outfit Hacking Team.

Microsoft was all over this in double-quick time, so get the patch!

Did Firefox listen to Facebook and just kill Flash? (No, but there's another patch!)

Did Firefox listen to Facebook and just kill Flash? (No, but there's another patch!)

Facebook's new CSO comes out swinging: "Death to Flash!" [POLL]

Facebook still uses Flash if you have it, even though it doesn't need to.

But if Facebook's new CSO has his way, that could end. Suddenly!

Is that a Flash 0-day hole I see before me? 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Patches, hacking and keeping your head down online: our weekly 1-minute fun news video that's educational, too!

Apple ditches Recovery Key in new 2FA process for El Capitan and iOS 9

Apple ditches Recovery Key in new 2FA process for El Capitan, iOS 9

Apple is beta testing 2FA that cuts out Recovery Key. Good riddance!

SSCC 206 - Who gave you permission to use my Wi-Fi? [PODCAST]

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Flash zero-day leaks out from "Hacking Team" hack, patch expected Real Soon Now

Last night we wrote about how Flash troubles come in threes, like those proverbial buses.

Stop the presses! Here comes another one!

Flash malware that gives you a free security update

Malware that patches Flash for you after it's broken in?

Sadly, it's not all about you...in fact, it's not about you at all.

"Something stolen, something new" - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Here's the latest episode of our weekly 1-minute security video.

Fun with a serious side...enjoy!

Smartphone anti-theft "kill switch" law goes into effect in California

Smartphone anti-theft "kill switch" law goes into effect in California

It requires all mobile phones sold in the state to be enabled with the anti-theft technology by default.

SSCC 205 - Update early, update often! [PODCAST]

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