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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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Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance.

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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 .

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Corel software vulnerabilities let attackers execute malicious code on your PC

Malicious DLLs will be executed if stored in the same directory as media files opened with the affected programs, researchers said.

on pcworld.com

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OS X Spotlight Search glitch can expose private details of Apple Mail users

Performing a Spotlight search opens email previews that load external images, even when the Mail client is asked not to do this

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'Super cookies' can track you even in private browsing mode, researcher says

Think you're safe from sneaky advertising companies tracking you when you're in private or incognito mode? You might not be.

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Apple blocks tool that brute-forces iCloud passwords

The tool allowed attackers to try a large number of passwords for Apple ID accounts

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Private I: Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

The myriad cloud backup services use different methods for encrypting not just your data, but the keys to it. Glenn Fleishman explains it all.

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Thunderbolt devices can infect MacBooks with persistent rootkits

The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said

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Apple issues NTP security update for OS X

Apple releases a critical security update that affects OS X Mountain Lion, Mavericks, and Yosemite users.

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Forensic software gets around Apple's iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge