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Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

Twitter has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information.

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Podcast: Good morning Glenn

In Glenn Fleishman's first episode hosting the Macworld Podcast, we freak out about malware and geek out about Apple Pay.

Tim Cook speaks cybersecurity at Stanford

Apple CEO Tim Cook has warned of "dire consequences" if tech companies can't protect the privacy of those who use their products.

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Apple's Tim Cook warns that sacrificing privacy 'risks our way of life'

Apple's chief believes the personal impact of security breaches can be devastating

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Personal weather stations can expose your Wi-Fi network

Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections

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Apple extends two-factor authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Apple is including two more crucial services in its two-factor authentication protections to keep your messaging out of the hands of hackers.

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Box fixes security flaw in Mac desktop Sync app

Users are advised to upgrade to version 4.0.6035

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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New iOS spyware steals pictures, data, and more even from non-jailbroken iPhones

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

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U.S. developers create more sketchy, privacy-shattering apps than anyone else

For non-modified iPhones and Android devices, American companies create the highest number of questionable apps

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1Password updates for Mac and iOS make password management 'fun'

Easier login creation and simple syncing roll out for free and paid 1Password users.

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Google's Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

After disclosing multiple Windows vulnerabilities over the past month, Google's Project Zero just turned its eyes towards Apple flaws.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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Peerio hands-on: This secure messaging suite packs dead simple end-to-end encryption

The creator of Cryptocat and miniLock is back with yet another encryption tool .