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Cloudflare data leakage doesn’t reveal 1Password secrets

A problem at a major content-distribution network that revealed private information including data from AgileBits’ Web-based shared-password system.

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New macOS ransomware spotted in the wild

A new file-encrypting ransomware program for macOS is being distributed through bittorrent websites and users who fall victim to it won’t be able to recover their files, even if they pay.

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Yahoo warns users of account breaches related to recent attacks

Yahoo has begun warning individual users that their accounts with the service may have been compromised in a massive data breach it reported late last year.

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Russian cyberspies blamed for U.S. election hacks are now targeting Macs

Security researchers have discovered a macOS malware program that's likely part of the arsenal used by the Russian cyberespionage group blamed for hacking into the U.S. Democratic National Committee last year.

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How to enable WhatsApp's two-step verification

WhatsApp is adding two-step verification, an extra security feature that all users should enable as soon as it becomes available. Here's how it works.

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Apple's iCloud saved deleted browser records, security company finds

Apple’s iCloud appears to have been holding on to users’ deleted internet browsing histories, including records over a year old.

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Dozens of popular iOS apps leave user data vulnerable to attack

Dozens of iOS apps that are supposed to be encrypting their users' data don't do it properly, according to a security researcher.

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Podcast 543: What’s up with WhatsApp

Security is still on our minds. Well, that and juicy iPhone 8 rumors.

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Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

Chrome and Firefox will warn you when you try to login to a site without HTTPS.

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Putting teeth into enforcing Internet of Things security, but for how long?

The FTC has filed a complaint based on some of the security practices (and alleged lack thereof) by D-Link.

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Meitu's photo-effects app tracks users without disclosing enough

It's not malware, but the long-popular Chinese app's U.S. breakout moment was marred by a lack of disclosure and leftover code. Its maker promises to improve.

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WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

However, security experts claim that the threat is 'remote' and 'limited in scope,' and call for a retraction by The Guardian.

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Mac, Linux malware discovered targeting biomedical research

A Mac malware that’s been spying on biomedical industry may have been circulating undetected for years, according to new research.

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OS X El Capitan gets a supplemental security update

The new update corresponds to an update Apple released last December.

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Podcast 541: The iPhone turns 10

Susie and Glenn take a chance to reminisce about the iPhone's introduction, a full decade ago.