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Beware of Apple Store phishing email

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A message is reportedly making the rounds purporting to offer a $200 Apple Store gift card. Don't believe it.

Hands-on: Twitter's new two-factor authentication sounds cool, but we can't get it to work

The encryption behind Twitter's new in-app security scheme sounds wonderful! Now, if only it worked...

on techhive.com

Automator workflow of the month: Easily encrypt folders

It's possible to create encrypted disk images with Apple's Disk Utility, but why bother when you can do it faster and more easily with Automator?

Review: Keeper password manager is powerful and simple, but pricey

Keeper helps you keep your logins safe from prying eyes with a simple and effective user interface that works across just about any platform you can thing of. Unfortunately, syncing -- a feature that just about everyone needs these days -- comes at a steep price.

Switch to Mac: Security basics

Just purchased your first Mac, or thinking of making the switch? Rich Mogull goes over what you need to know about security, antivirus software, and more.

Passwords aren’t dying any time soon. Here's how to manage them effectively.

If you rely on passwords to protect your online identity, you should use a tool to help you remember and use them securely.

on pcworld.com

Here's what an eavesdropper sees when you use an unsecured Wi-Fi hotspot

Use unsecured public Wi-Fi hotspots much? You'll rethink that practice after we show you what can be captured from those connections.

on pcworld.com

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Facebook breach highlights data security's "weakest link" syndrome

Facebook disclosed that sensitive data from as many as six million user accounts was exposed thanks to a year-long glitch.

on pcworld.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Feeling Blu

This week's roundup of Mac accessories includes a Blu-ray player for your Mac and several items to protect your laptop from dirt, grime, and drops.

Mac Gems: OneSafe gives 1Password some password-saving competition

There's no shortage of password managers for OS X, but Lunabee's OneSafe, like the popular 1Password, sets itself apart with a smart feature set and impressive usability.