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AMD Ryzen Master has a bug that can let someone take full control of your PC

A dangerous vulnerability was found in AMD's Ryzen Master software. If you're using it, you should act quickly.
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Hackers used 30,000 computers for record-breaking DDoS attack

With just 30,000 bots, hackers managed to launch the larger DDoS attack ever recorded, the latest in an ever-growing challenge to content delivery networks.
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How to change your Mac’s screen resolution in macOS Ventura

How do you change your Mac’s screen resolution? It depends on whether you have an external monitor connected, but our guide makes it super clear and easy to do.
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Tax season is right around the corner: Save $20 on TurboTax now

Tax season is creeping around the corner, and right now you can save up to $20 on TurboTax at Best Buy.
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Yes, you can use both Mac and Windows — here are some tips to get started

Going back and forth between a Windows PC and a Mac can be a jarring experience at first. But give it time, and take some steps, and it's surprisingly livable.
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LastPass vs. 1Password: should you switch?

In light of LastPass breaches, it's hard to recommend it as a password manager. But is 1Password a worthy alternative?
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Experts fear ChatGPT will soon be used in devastating cyberattacks

ChatGPT is changing the world, but some IT leaders are worried about its malicious misuse in massive cyberattacks -- some of which may already be underway.
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This huge password manager exploit may never get fixed

The KeePass password manager has a pretty major vulnerability, but its developers are refusing to fix it. Here’s what you can do to keep your data safe.
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Hackers dug deep in the massive LastPass security breach

The November LastPass cybersecurity breach was worse than previously reported and hackers stole data from several other GoTo products and services.
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If you use PayPal, your personal data may have been compromised

PayPal has recently suffered a massive data breach that might have left tens of thousands of users at risk of identity theft.
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Hackers stole $1.5 million using credit card data bought on the dark web

A criminal network worthy of a movie managed to steal over $1 million from thousands of credit cards posted on the dark web.
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The best password managers for 2023

The internet can be a scary place, especially without a proper password manager. Here's a list of the best password managers you can get right now.
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Using LastPass? You need to switch urgently, says security firm

A security company has made the extraordinary claim that LastPass, one of the world’s most popular password managers, is unsafe to use. Here’s what you must do.
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Brits told not to mail anything abroad after cyber incident

A cyber incident has prompted the U.K.’s Royal Mail to ask the nation’s 67 million citizens not to send anything overseas for the time being.
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AMD graphics cards have this one unsung advantage over Nvidia

AMD and Nvidia duke it out for performance every generation, but AMD Software has been evolving in the shadows, and it's time it got the attention it deserves.
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Common macOS Ventura problems and how to fix them

Here's how to solve the most common macOS Ventura problems to get your Mac working right again and how to downgrade to Monterey.
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This critical macOS flaw may leave your Mac defenseless

Macs are known for their security, but Microsoft has discovered a serious flaw that could let hackers waltz past one of macOS’s strongest defensive tools.
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How to use the new communities feature in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams' new communities feature benefits personal and small business collaboration.
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The best GPU benchmarking software

When you're ready to test your GPU performance and compare it to other optimization results, you need powerful benchmarking software. Here are the best options.
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This free service just hit a huge website security milestone

A major milestone has been reached in website security thanks to free certificates provided by a little-known non-profit organization called Let's Encrypt.
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Hackers’ Cyber Monday deals will be unbelievably good

Beware the deal that looks to good to be true because hackers know you're eager for big discounts on great products, the perfect recipe for a scam.
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Get a year of Norton Antivirus for PC or Mac for $20 for Cyber Monday

If you're buying a new desktop or laptop during this Cyber Monday sale, be sure to get yourself an excellent security suite like the Norton 350 Deluxe.
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Black Friday VPN deals: NordVPN, ExpressVPN, Surfshark

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Hacker ranks explode — here’s how you can protect yourself

Microsoft's Digital Defense report warns of a wave of new hackers and cybersecurity threats and tells you how to stop them.
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Hackers sink to new low by stealing Discord accounts in ransomware attacks

AXLocker is a new ransomware attack that not only encrypts your files -- it also attempts to steal your Discord account, giving you 48 hours to respond.
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Beware — even Mac open-source apps can contain malware

Your Mac isn't completely immune to hackers so watch out for this sneaky malware threat that pretends to be a helpful open-source app.
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Half of Google Chrome extensions may be collecting your personal data

Data risk management company Incogni has found that half of every installed Google Chrome extension have a high to very high risk of collecting personal data.
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Update Windows now — Microsoft just fixed several dangerous exploits

Microsoft has just fixed a whole lot of dangerous vulnerabilities as part of its latest Windows patch.
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This Chrome extension lets hackers remotely seize your PC

Malicious extensions on Google Chrome are being used by hackers remotely in an effort to steal sensitive information.
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This Wi-Fi security flaw could let drones track devices through walls

A research team from University of Waterloo has attached a device to a drone that can uses vulnerabilities in Wi-Fi networks to see through walls.
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Hackers are infiltrating news websites to spread malware

The latest cybersecurity attack takes advantage of your trust in news sites and your browser to trick you into downloading malware.
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This creepy Mac app can record every moment of your online life

A new app for your Mac claims it can record every moment of your online life and store it for retrieval.
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This docking station solves the M1 Mac’s biggest weakness

Accessory brand Ugreen has just released a 12-in-1 Macbook docking station that can extend or mirror as many as three external displays at 4K 60Hz.
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Apple Security Research website launches to protect your Mac

Apple is making it easier to research security flaws in macOS and iOS with its new website, which also serves as a reporting hub and information resource.