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Your Siri conversations may have been recorded without your permission

A developer found a serious flaw affecting the security of Apple's voice assistant Siri associated with Bluetooth-connected accessories.
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How to split and combine PDFs on Mac using Preview

You can take a lengthy PDF and turn it into separate files or combine two or more PDFs into one. Here’s how to split and combine PDFs on Mac using Preview.
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Here’s how much faster Nvidia’s RTX 4090 is at cracking passwords

You need to start using 2FA and a password manager since the latest research shows how much faster Nvidia’s RTX 4090 is at cracking passwords.
Stage manager in macOS Ventura.

macOS Ventura launches with Stage Manager and redesigned apps

MacOS Ventura has finally exited beta and is now available to download for all.
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Typos can get you hacked in latest cybersecurity threat

Fake websites look just like the real ones, but steal your logins, harvest cryptocurrency, and infect your computer and phone in the latest cybersecurity threat.
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How to set up Wallet and Apple Pay on Mac

You can make shopping and purchases a breeze on your computer. We’ll show you how to set Wallet and Apple Pay on Mac for a smoother checkout experience.
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Are Windows 11 security features killing your gaming performance? You might be surprised

Windows 11's security features kill your gaming performance, right? Microsoft brought this year-old issue back up, and we think it is high time to revisit it.
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How to create a Smart Folder on a Mac

Find the files you need quickly by making an automatically updating folder. We’ll show you how to create a Smart Folder on a Mac to easily see related items.
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Passwords are hard and people are lazy, new report shows

Survey finds that online security is too difficult and most of us simply won't bother with multiple,strong and unique passwords.
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Thanks, I hate it: Someone installed macOS on a Steam Deck

One brave Reddit user has continued the noble tradition of putting macOS in places it shouldn’t be by installing it on a Steam Deck. The results are … mixed.
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Microsoft data breach exposed sensitive data of 65,000 companies

Microsoft is in a disagreement with a security research firm regarding how a recent breach of its servers has been handled.
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Apple could launch a Frankenstein iPad Pro that runs macOS

A crazy new rumor claims Apple is going to bring macOS to the M2 iPad Pro in place of iPadOS. But there are several reasons why it doesn’t make much sense.
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DuckDuckGo’s new browser could help keep Mac users safe on the web

DuckDuckGo's privacy-first web browser has moved from the iPhone to the Mac and it might have even more security and safety than Apple's Safari.
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The latest Firefox release redesigns its private browsing feature

Mozilla shows off its Private Browsing mode updates and design makeovers for Cybersecurity month.
Microsoft Defender SmartScreen helps protect users against websites that engage in phishing and malware campaigns.

Microsoft Edge now warns when your typos can lead to being phished

Microsoft has added a new feature to its Defender SmartScreen service to protect users from landing on typo webpages that might be phishing scams.
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This new malware is targeting Facebook accounts – make sure yours is safe

Ducktail malware started as a threat to only Facebook Business accounts, but now everyone is in danger. Here's what you need to know to protect your account.
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MacOS Ventura and new MacBooks Pros are both coming soon

Apple’s macOS Ventura operating system could be just a week away. While that’s great news, you’ll have to wait longer for the next MacBook Pro models.
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How to run Stable Diffusion on your Mac

Looking for AI image generation apps to use on Mac? Here are the best ways to get Stable Diffusion software working on your Mac, from downloads to plugins.
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How to customize the Finder sidebar on Mac

Make the most of this convenient spot that lets you open files, folders, apps, and disks with a click. Here’s how to customize the Finder sidebar on Mac.
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Microsoft just gave you a great way to fight Windows brute-force attacks

Windows is about to become more secure with a recent update from Microsoft that should block a large number of brute-force hacking attempts.
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As ransomware hits this U.S. hospital, lives could be at risk

One of the nation’s largest hospital chains is suffering from a ransomware attack taking computer records offline for nine days, while patients wait.
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New COVID-19 phishing emails may steal your business secrets

Google Forms are being used by cybercriminals as a way to obtain sensitive information of business owners through COVID-19 phishing emails.
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Is there a NordVPN Prime Day deal?

If you're looking for a great online suite, the NordVPN Complete package is 64% off and comes with three free months. Grab it before October Prime Day is over!
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This dangerous new hacker tool makes phishing worryingly easy

Setting up phishing campaigns for Microsoft 365 has become a relatively straightforward process due to a phishing-as-a-service (PhaaS) platform named Caffeine.
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Intel Alder Lake BIOS source code was leaked — should you be worried?

Intel has confirmed that the source code for the Alder Lake BIOS was leaked. What will the consequences be?
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Over 1M credit cards just leaked to criminals on the dark web

Over 1.2 million credit cards have been distributed via the dark web through a recently launched underground marketplace.
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How to add and remove apps from the Dock on Mac

Take advantage of the Dock on your Mac by including only those apps you use most. We’ll show you how to both add and remove apps from the Dock on macOS.
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How to find and copy a file path on Mac

Do you need to find or copy the full path of a file or folder? With these different ways to get the file path on Mac, use whichever works best for you.
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How to add and use text replacements on Mac

If you type the same thing over and over, like your name, email address, or a go-to message to a pal, you can speed things up using text replacements on Mac.
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Meta found over 400 mobile apps ‘designed to steal’ Facebook logins

Meta has published a report detailing its discovery of over 400 mobile apps that were created to steal Facebook users' login information.
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Google Chrome tops this list of most vulnerable browsers

Google Chrome suffered more vulnerabilities than any other browser in 2022 -- and it wasn't even close -- while a little-known browser had zero.
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Hackers have found a way to hack you that you’d never expect

A security flaw has allowed a ransomware gang to effectively prevent antivirus programs from running properly on a system.
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A new phishing scam pretends to be your boss sending you an email

A business email compromise campaign deceives a company employee into thinking their boss is authorizing a payment, but it's actually a bad actor.
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New phishing method looks just like the real thing, but it steals your passwords

This new phishing method could make it possible for hackers to steal important data by cloning a trustworthy website or app in Application Mode.